Our Webinars

CIWEM offers the widest range of charterships and technical membership grades of any professional institute in the water and environment sector, reflecting our engagement with the widest spectrum of environmental issues. Our webinar programme provides additional support with your application and ongoing maintenance of your membership.

Webinar Recordings

Introduction to CIWEM Membership

In this introductory webinar, Sophie Dunajko (CIWEM Head of Membership) and Barbara Orth (CIWEM Membership and Professional Standards Executive) provide an overview of CIWEM’s various membership grades and guide the audience through the application processes and requirements.


This webinar was recorded on 02 April, 2020.

Continuing Professional Development

Terry Fuller (CIWEM Chief Executive) and Darren Eckford (CIWEM Head of Learning and Development) guide the audience through the criteria for satisfying the CIWEM Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for Chartered and Technician grades of membership in addition to providing an insight the role of CPD has played in their careers and tips they have learned along the way.


This webinar was recorded on 07 May, 2020.

Why I became a CIWEM Fellow

Whether you are ready to apply for Fellowship today or looking to do so in the future then join us to hear the experiences, career journeys and key learning points from Niki Roach, CIWEM President Elect, Hannah Coogan, Chair CIWEM West Midlands Branch, Oliver Grievson, CIWEM Professional Standards Committee, and Dr Judith Brammer, former CIWEM North West and North Wales Branch committee member.


This webinar was recorded on 25 June, 2020.

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 1 | A1: Knowledge of wider environmental issues and trends

Presenter: Jack Southon, Associate Consultant, Environment, Capita


This webinar was recorded on 22nd April, 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 2 | A2: Ability to develop strategies or plans to address changes in your sector

Presenter: Katherine Woollard, Water Resources Management Plan Specialist, Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 29th April 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 3 | B1: Ability to analyse and evaluate environmental and/or water problems

Presenter: Iain Stevenson, Strategic Network Specialist, Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 6th of May 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 4 | B2: Ability to solve problems by identifying, developing and evaluating options

Presenter: Katherine Woollard | Water Resources Management Plan Specialist, Thames Water


This webinar was recorded on 13th of May 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 5 | B3: Ability to initiate, implement and manage change

Presenter: Jack Southon Associate Consultant, Environment. Capita


This webinar was recorded on 20th of May 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 6 | B4: Ability to plan and implement solutions and monitor their continuing performance

Presenter: Iain Stevenson Strategic Network Specialist. Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 27th of May 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 7 | C1: Ability to manage resources effectively and efficiently

Presenter: Jack Southon Associate Consultant, Environment, Capita


This webinar was recorded on 3rd of June 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 8 | C2: Understanding, promotion and application of Health and Safety (H&S)

Presenter: Iain Stevenson, Strategic Network Specialist, Thames Water


This webinar was recorded on 10th of June 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 9 | C3: Your contribution to sustainability

Presenter: Katherine Woollard, Water Resources Management Plan Specialist, Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 17th of June 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 10 | C4: Understanding, promotion and application of quality enhancement and quality assurance

Presenter: Jack Southon Associate Consultant, Environment, Capita


This webinar was recorded on 24th of June 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 11 | D2: Work professionally, ethically and comply with relevant codes of conduct

Presenter: Iain Stevenson, Strategic Network Specialist, Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 1st of July 2020

CIWEM Chartership weekly breakfast webinar series Part 12 | E1: Demonstrate continuing professional development

Presenter: Katherine Woollard, Water Resources Management Plan Specialist, Thames Water

This webinar was recorded on 8th of July 2020

External Resources

The Society for the Environment run a free webinar series and episodes are available for all to attend, last for a maximum of one hour and use a simple platform for you to watch and engage with the speakers. Ideal for lunchtime learning for those in the UK or similar time zones.

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The Engineering Council have a variety of video resources available on their YouTube channel covering the benefits of professional registration, CPD, and more.

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