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Chartered Town Planner (degree)

Shaping the places where we live and work.

Regulated standard

This standard needs a training provider who is recognised by the associated approval body. Please check with the training provider for further details.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • planning theory, policy and practice
  • planning law
  • project management
  • economics of land and property markets
  • strategic and local planning policy
  • apprentices without level 2 English and maths (or equivalent) will need to have achieved this before taking their end-point assessment
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) fully-accredited qualification
Professional registration

Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.