Chartered Chemist (CChem) is a chartered status awarded by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)〔(【引用サイトリンク】website=Royal Society of Chemistry )〕 in the United Kingdom, the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)〔(【引用サイトリンク】website=Royal Australian Chemical Institute )〕 in Australia and the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChemC), Sri Lanka.〔(【引用サイトリンク】url=http://www.ichemc.edu.lk/membership.html )〕
Achieving chartered status in any profession denotes to the wider community a high level of specialised subject knowledge and professional competence. The award of the Chartered Chemist (CChem) designation recognises the experienced practising chemist who has demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of chemistry, significant personal achievements based upon chemistry, professionalism in the workplace and a commitment to maintaining technical expertise through continuing professional development.
In the United Kingdom, CChem candidates must meet the following requirements:
* Be a Member or a Fellow of the RSC;
* Hold a degree accredited by the RSC (or equivalent);
* Show that the chemical knowledge and skills acquired from their education and training are essential for fulfilling the needs of their job;
* Demonstrate development of 12 Professional Attributes.
The 12 professional attributes for Chartered Chemist in the UK are divided into five sections. The full list of attributes is:
A. Demonstrate and develop your knowledge and experience of chemistry as well as analytical and scientific skills.
# Make significant personal contributions to key tasks in your employment area and understand fully the objectives of your work as they relate to the chemical sciences.
# Demonstrate a high level of appropriate professional skills in the practice or advancement of the chemical sciences.
# Develop your chemistry and other professional skills as required for work undertaken and career development.
# Evaluate critically and draw conclusions from scientific and other data.
B. Exercise autonomy and professionalism in the workplace.
# Demonstrate reliability, integrity and respect for confidentiality on work related and personal matters.
# Plan, organise and implement work systematically and deliver results or improvements.
# Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team.
C. Communicate effectively and demonstrate influence in your role.
# Demonstrate good communication skills by writing clear, concise and orderly documents and/or giving clear oral presentations.
# Discuss work convincingly and objectively with colleagues, customers and others, responding appropriately to alternative views.
# Exert effective influence.
D. Demonstrate an involvement in Environmental, Health and Safety matters and adhere to the relevant requirements relating to your role.
E. Demonstrate an interest in broader developments in chemical science
and make a contribution to the profession outside your usual job remit.〔(【引用サイトリンク】url=http://www.rsc.org/globalassets/09-careers/plan-your-career/prof-attributes-for-cchem.pdf )〕
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