Who can apply?
Registered Scientist (RSci) is a brand new award to provide recognition for those working in scientific and higher technical roles. Candidates will typically be qualified to at least QCF level 5 (Bachelor/Foundation Degree) and will be applying this knowledge to their roles.
Candidates may also meet the requirement by a combination of work based learning and other qualifications.
For more information see http://professionalregisters.org/whatisit
How much does it cost?
Registration fee to be confirmed
How do I apply?
Applications are via the same route as Chartered Scientist (CSci).
At present ARTP are not a licensed body.
What do I need to do to stay on the register?
Although not specified expect there to be an annual requirement of CPD
What are the benefits?
RSci benefits the individual…
- by giving you wider recognition outside of your specific discipline or sector
- by demonstrating your commitment to professionalism and continuing high levels of competence and development
- by reflecting the likely breadth of your career across science
RSci benefits the employer…
- by giving assurance of the competence and professionalism of your employees
- by providing them with a platform for networking across disciplines and sectors by showing your customers or competitors that your staff are practicing at the highest level
RSci benefits the profession…
- by benchmarking all professional scientists at the same high level no matter which discipline or sector they work in
- by ensuring that all registrants must be participating in CPD to continue to hold the award
- by encouraging networking and bringing together multidisciplinary teams of professional scientists
RSci benefits the public...
- by creating a single badge of professionalism that the public can recognise across the science professions and beyond
- by maintaining and increasing the public’s trust in scientists through professional standards, codes of conduct and mandatory revalidation