Chartered by Experience (CBE) assessment

Available to senior practitioners, the Chartered by Experience programme is aimed at those who are able to clearly demonstrate their professional competence via a written application and panel interview.

Assess whether you are eligible by answering the following questions:

Q. Are you a member of the Chartered UK and Ireland?

A. If not, you must first join as an affiliate member to become Chartered.

Q. Do you meet the eligibility criteria?

A. Candidates should have relevant senior experience and be able to demonstrate adherence to our key competencies.

The application fee to become chartered by experience is £1,835 +VAT. Please read the requirements and ensure you meet the eligibility criteria as your application fee is non-refundable.

If you require an invoice, please contact us directly at as we will need to register you manually. We can then issue you an invoice. 

How to apply

Once you've registered as a candidate, please provide the following information as part of your application, using the following (Word) templates:

  • Your candidate statement
  • A sponsor statement
  • Two referee statements from your current or most recent employer: one should be from your line manager, the second can be from another senior representative who has knowledge of your work
  • Your CV
  • Your employer's organisational chart
  • Copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications used to support your application

Once your application is submitted, you will then wait to see if you have been shortlisted for a panel interview. All interviews are currently being conducted online using video conferencing software, until further notice.

Please provide all your information at the same time and email it to


If you are already booked for assessment, here are the key dates that you will need:


Key dates for July 2022 assessment


Register online for CBE by   1 June 2022
Written application deadline      15 June 2022
Interview shortlist announced 29 June 2022
Panel interviews via a video conference                      11 and 12 July 2022            
Result confirmed 26 July 2022


Key dates for September 2022 assessment


Register online for CBE by   12 August 2022
Written application deadline      24 August 2022
Interview shortlist announced 7 September 2022
Panel interviews via a video conference                      19 and 20 September 2022                   
Result confirmed 4 October 2022


For more information, please call 020 7498 0101 or email

CBE success stories

“An enhanced sense of professional confidence and the reassurance that both myself and the team are on the right track. It has been acknowledged by the CEO and ARC, who commented that they see it also as a benefit for the company overall.”

Stephen Foster, Senior Vice President Audit & Assurance

Read Stephen’s experience of CBE here.

“I would recommend this to anyone that has come into audit from another senior business or senior finance area/role. To me the reasons for such a move are very clear - it's a really useful process to confirm to others you have the necessary skills and experience, and to confirm to yourself your knowledge of our profession.”

Mark Taylor, VP Operational Audit and Risk

Read Mark’s experience of CBE here.

“The CMIIA designation is a badge I will wear with pride and I would expect that any recruitment consultant would see it as a strong professional endorsement for a chief auditor role.”

Charles Clayton, Group Head of Internal Audit

Read Charles’s experience of CBE here.


See our FAQs for information for information on how to apply for CBE and what to include in your application form.

Information disclosure

Please note: We may provide confirmation of your chartered status to your current or prospective employer if they ask. 

Terms and conditions

If, for any reason, you fail to submit your written application by the published deadline, we may allow you to defer until the next available assessment session. Deferral may be subject to an administration fee.

Please read our full terms and conditions.

Ready to apply?

You can register for your CBE assessment below.

Date Venue
11 July 2022 More Info
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