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Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech)
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Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) is the professional title for environmental technicians. Registered Environmental Technicians come from a broad range of professions across industry, government, education and the public sector. They all have demonstrated they apply sustainable thinking through their working lives and a commitment to environmental best practice.

To gain their registration, individuals have been judged by their peers to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the environment and sustainable management together with their personal commitment to maintaining the required levels of professionalism and their own competence through continued professional development. 

Registration sets Environmental Technicians apart from others working in their field. It establishes proven knowledge, experience and commitment to professional standards, and enhances career prospects

Registered Environmental Technicians are able to demonstrate

  • Evidence of their contribution to sustainability and environmental management
  • Supervisory or technical responsibility
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment



Stand out from the crowd:

A Registered Environmental Technician registration demonstrates that an individual, has been judged by their peers, to have the ability to apply sustainable thinking through their working live. This highlights key environmental competences when compared to others in the sector. 

Showcase competence to employers:

An employer employing a Registered Environmental Technician can have confidence in the environmental competence and professionalism of their employee knowing their employee has committed to a Code of Professional Conduct and the maintenance of their competence through a commitment to continued professional development (CPD). 

Make a difference:

Having Registered Environmental Technicians within a business ensures operational teams and the potential leaders of tomorrow help businesses continually make sustainable operational decisions day in day out. This helps to enhance public trust in environmental services and those responsible for environmental related decisions.

Join the network:

Registered Environmental Technicians have the opportunity to join the environmental professional directory on the Society for the Environment website to be available to those looking for experts in their sector, as well as to find relevant contacts to build your network.



Registered Environmental Technician registration is open to anyone who is a member of one of our 24 Licensed Bodies and can demonstrate the required professional competences and commitment set out in the Practice Direction booklet. Applicants must have a level of knowledge, understanding and skills equivalent to:

  • Level 3 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework/National Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland;
  • Or at level 6 (or above) in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework;
  • Or at level 3 (or above) in the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales. 

 Applicants also typically have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience.



To view the competences required for REnvTech registration, please click here.


How to Apply

For further information on how to apply to become a Registered Environmental Technician and eligibility, please visit the how to apply page.

Licensed Bodies for the Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) Register:

Society for the Environment
IC1.14a Techno Centre, Coventry Technology Park, Puma Way 
Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
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