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United Kingdom

Chartered IT professional (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Information systems engineer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chartered IT professional
    United Kingdom
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Charter held by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
    National legislation:
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Exploiting IT to deliver business (or equivalent) advantage. Where the scope of the IT profession is defined as employed in roles where a single or multiple skills defined in the Skills for the Information Age (SFIA) Framework are used.
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