Kick start your career and get closer to professional registration with the Certificate in Structural Behaviour.
The certificate is an internationally recognised mark of competence that proves you have the skills valued by employers: fundamental knowledge and understanding of structural behaviour, including trusses, beams, plasticity, and dynamics.
The certificate also contributes to your Initial Professional Development (IPD) and Professional Review Interview (PRI)
Graduate Members who pass the CiSB exam are eligible to use our new GIStructE designation.
To attain the certificate you must pass a two hour, online exam. The exam is invigilated by TestReach and comprises 20 multiple choice questions similar to the popular Structural Behaviour Quiz.
Once you have signed up for the exam you have two months in which to sit it. You can take the exam anywhere with an internet connection, choosing from a wide variety of dates/times to suit your availability.
The pass mark is 70%.
Student Members: £75
Graduate Members: £100
Other grades of membership: £150
Re-sit fee: £50
Once you have booked your exam online you will instantly get free access to the structural behaviour quiz.
We will contact you within a few days with details of how to select your exam date.
Achieve our new GIStructE designation - demonstrate to employers, colleagues, clients and the public that you have an exceptional understanding of structural behaviour
Looks great on the CV – the certificate shows employers you have successfully transferred your skills and knowledge into the workplace
Complete your IPD - the certificate contributes to Objective 2.2
Get ahead in your PRI - you won’t be tested on structural behaviour if you have attained the certificate
Free access to the Structural Behaviour Quiz when you register for the certificate exam
Discounts on Graduate Membership fees for eligible members
"The certificate helped me improve my skills in approximate analysis and drawing bending moment and force diagrams. As a result, I was given the opportunity to work on new multibillion-dollar projects."
Kick start your career – the certificate shows employers you have the skills, knowledge and passion they’re looking for
Level playing field - it doesn’t matter where you studied or the accreditation of your degree, the certificate is recognised as proof of your competence by employers worldwide
Extra year of free Graduate membership, plus further subscription discounts (for eligible members)
Get a head start on your IPD - contribute to Objective 2.2 and take a step towards professional registration before you’ve even finished your studies
"It's the only qualification that gives students the opportunity to achieve professional goals during their higher education. It gave me an extra edge over other candidates and helped me get a new job."
Get your employees closer to professional registration - the certificate contributes directly to their IPD
Great for staff retention - the certificate is an easy way to provide your employees with training and support
Seamless understanding - by signing up multiple employees, you'll ensure consistency of skills and knowledge across your team
Cost-effective - when you sign up your employees, they'll get four months' free access to the Structural Behaviour Quiz so they can practise
Bulk discount - get a discount on exam licence fees when you sign up multiple employees
Membership fees - eligible members are entitled to substantial discounts on their Graduate Membership fees
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“As part of Evolve’s career development process, we include the certificate on a checklist of targets designed to aid quick progression from Graduate to Project Engineer. It demonstrates that the mechanics learned at university have been developed and successfully transferred into the working environment.”
Once you've registered your interest in the certificate, you'll get four months' free access to the Structural Behaviour Quiz so you can practise.
"Have a go as often as you like"
The course consists of a 20 question online quiz which assesses elements of structural behaviour.
Return and take the quiz as many times as you like, developing confidence and a firm knowledge.
The quiz draws on a bank of over 200 questions, including trusses, beams, plasticity, and dynamics.
You'll receive feedback on your answers allowing you to learn from your mistakes.
Don't forget, if you're a Student Member or Graduate Member you already have free access to the quiz.
"Practising for the exam using the Structural Behaviour Course showed my strengths and the areas that required improvement. It was a good way to re-learn fundamental skills that had become rusty from using so much software day-to-day."
Videos and sample answers provide an accessible, flexible way to prepare for our Chartered Membership exam.