The Board shall not register a person as a Registered Construction Manager unless:
|(a)||he/she is a Corporate Member of the Institute for not less than ONE years; and|
|(b)||he/she satisfies the Board that he has had 2 years’ relevant professional experience in Hong Kong before the date of his application for registration; and|
|(I)||is an Authorized Person or a Registered Structural Engineer; or|
|(II)||is a Registered Architect, Registered Professional Engineer (Building, Building Services, Civil Engineering, Geotechnical or Structural) or Registered Professional Surveyor (Building or Quantity); or|
|(III)||is an Authorized Signatory of a Registered General Building Contractor; or|
is an Authorized Signatory of a Registered Specialist Contractor under registration in the Buildings Department including:
|(d)||he/she has obtained an Accredited Master Degree in Construction Management or equivalent recognized by the Board, he/she should be a Corporate Member of the Institute for not less than TWO years; and|
|(e)||he/she is ordinarily resident in Hong Kong; and|
|(f)||he/she is not the subject of an inquiry committee or a disciplinary order under Part IV which precludes him/her from being registered under these Regulations; and|
|(g)||he/she satisfies the Board by declaration in writing that he is competent to practise in construction management; and|
|(h)||he/she is a fit and proper person to be registered.|
Subdivisions are added to RCM including RCM(A), RCM(E), RCM(S) and RCM(AS), where RCM(A) is denoted for RCMs with Authorized Person or Registered Architect background, RCM(E) is denoted for RCMs with Registered Structural Engineer or Registered Professional Engineer background, RCM(S) is denoted for RCMs with Registered Professional Surveyor background and RCM(AS) is denoted for RCMs with Authorized Signatory Background. For those RCM without the above qualifications, RCM will be denoted for them.
Members whom with one or more disciplines are allowed, subject to fully paid yearly subscription.
For example, a Member with RPE & AS disciplines, designation of RCM (E, S) will be denoted.
Registration is valid for one year (runs from 1 April of current year to 31 March of the following year) and is renewable annually. A registration fee and annual fee are charged on every application and a Certificate of Registration or Renewal of Registration will be issued.
|(a)||A person shall apply for registration as a Registered Construction Manager in such form and manner as the Board may specify.|
|(b)||An applicant shall pay to the Board at the time of lodging his application the fee for an application for registration.|
Application for registration as a Registered Construction Manager “RCM” is now open to all Corporate Members who meet the qualifications for registration under the Construction Managers Registration Regulations.
Deadline for submission of “RCM” application for 2022/23
1. 31 Jan 2023 (Monday) for Construction Managers Registration Board Meeting in February 2023.
2. 29 Jul 2023 (Friday) for Construction Managers Registration Board Meeting in August 2023.
<< All applications received later than submission deadline will be processed at the following next meeting >>
With immediate effect, the Annual Registration Fee and Application Fee for registration as a Registered Construction Manager (RCM) shall be as follows:
|(with effect from 1 Feb 2023)|
|RCM Annual Registration Fee for each Designation||$300.00|
|RCM Application Fee||$300.00|