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CIEEM’s Competency Framework

Competencies are the skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to perform certain activities well and which are critical to success in specific professional roles. A Competency Framework describes the different levels of competence across a range of competencies expected of those working in an organisation or particular profession. The purpose of CIEEM’s Competency Framework is to:

  • specify the levels of competence expected of our members at different professional grades and thereby provide for a competence-based assessment of membership and Chartered Ecologist eligibility;
  • support members in identifying their current and required levels of competence and to plan their continuing professional development (CPD) in order to achieve these new levels;
  • enable the identification of competence-based professional role profiles;
  • support CIEEM’s careers advice and careers guidance; and
  • promote high standards of professional practice.

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