Professional bodies in property and construction

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Here are some industry professional bodies and organisations that you might find useful while looking for work, or working in, the property or construction sector

Construction Industry Federation

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is the Irish construction industry’s representative body, focused on lobbying and improving services and systems for the construction industry at all levels. CIF is member-led organisation through its Executive Committee. All members of this committee and other policy-groups are appointed from and by the CIF’s branches and associations. The executive committee directs a team of executives, subject matter experts and support staff in pursuing the objectives of the CIF’s committees, associations and branches.

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland is the independent professional body for Chartered Surveyors working and practicing in Ireland. Working in partnership with RICS, the pre-eminent Chartered professional body for the construction, land and property sectors around the world, the Society acts in the public interest: setting and maintaining the highest standards of competence and integrity among the profession; and providing impartial, authoritative advice on key issues for business, society and governments worldwide.

Chartered Institute of Building

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the organisation representing those working within construction management. The CIOB in Ireland has two hubs, representing thousands of members, from students to senior management. The Institute runs a broad range of events throughout the year, from site visits to workshops and industry seminars.

The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland

The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) engages with government, the professions, industry, clients and the public to promote quality in architecture; to deliver quality and sustainability in the built environment; to enrich Ireland’s distinctive culture and heritage; to contribute to the competitiveness of the country’s economy; and to improve quality of life for citizens through the built environment. The RIAI also provide support services to Architects and Architectural Technologists.

Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) promotes the public interest and professional competence of its members and promotes professional standards within the auctioneering and valuation sector of the property industry.

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