Who we are
We're a Chartered professional member organisation for ergonomists and human factors specialists and welcome anyone with an interest in this fascinating discipline. We raise awareness about the incredible scope of ergonomics and human factors and we demonstrate its positive impact in all areas of life, for example, in designing brilliant products, in raising safety and quality standards, and in creating great experiences. We help professionals in every sector to reach their potential through building a truly rewarding career.
What's in it for you?
People join us for many different reasons. Here's how to make the most of your CIEHF membership benefits depending on what's most important to you.
Join us instantly!
Select one of the options below and get signed up so we can help you straight away!
I'm a student
If you're a university student on any course, you can join us now! We'll simply need to know where you're studying and what course you're on. Become a Student Member and get access to all our membership benefits. They'll help with your studies and career development - and you'll start to form those all-important connections.
I'm keen and curious!
If you're keen to learn more about human factors or you just want to give membership a try, you've come to the right place! As an Associate Member, you get all the benefits including news and information, you'll be part of a sharing, helpful community - and you can work towards professional membership!
Qualify and Apply
If you're qualifed in human factors and you'd like to apply directly for a professional grade, choose the best fit for yourself from the options below and we'll match you to the right grade of membership.
I'm an early career professional
If you've graduated from one of our accredited courses, you can join us now as a Graduate Member! You'll simply need to upload a copy of your graduation certificate or other proof of your success. You'll get help with your professional development and insight and advice from our helpful and encouraging community.
I specialise in a sector
If you dive deep into human factors in a particular sector, join us as a Technical Member and get recognition for your expertise. Use our CPD opportunities and access to latest research to enhance your knowledge. Join a Sector Group to connect with peers working in the same domain and attend our events to broaden your knowledge.
I work across the discipline
If you have a wide range of experience, get recognition through Registered Membership together with Chartered status! You'll have access to opportunities to increase skills and competence, enhance your standing among your peers and build a name for yourself. Contribute to CIEHF's work and add personal development to your CV!
I'm a leader in human factors
If you're at the top of your game, join us as a Fellow and get the recognition you deserve. You'll also become Chartered with status to match that will open even more doors for you. Help raise the profile of the discipline with your experience and thought leadership. Give something back by helping others to follow in your footsteps.