This thread is aimed at any IT Professionals based within the UK here on MacRumors. I'm fortunate enough to have been recruited onto a graduate scheme immediately after graduating back in 2011. I recently took an examination which was administered by the British Computer Society (BCS) and they've offered me a free 12-month membership to the society. After researching a little more, I discovered the possibility of being a 'Chartered IT Professional' which reminded me of similar qualification for accountants and the like. Obviously I haven't acquired enough experience to be considered for such a title however I was interested in hearing people who have an opinion on how useful it is. Are you apart of the BCS? Are you a person with the aforementioned title and has it been beneficial to your career? Or do you discard the whole thing completely?