Registration Challenges of Built Environment Professions into Professional Institutions


  • Biodun Obaju Department of Building Technology Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State
  • Shamsudeen Musa Department of Building Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria
  • J.O Abass Department of Building Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria



Built environment, Pipeline Vandalism, Professionals, Professional Institutions


Tertiary institutions offering Built Environment courses yearly produce graduates but few of these graduates are registered as professionals or are full members of professional institutions in Nigeria. This insufficient registered professional is therefore creating room for quacks and all comers to operate in the construction industry resulting in building failures, substandard work, rework and various quality issues. This study examines the registration challenges of built environment professions in becoming full members of professional institutions. The study adopted a quantitative and qualitative method of research targeted at different professions in the built environment. The results were analysed using percentages, mean response analysis, ranking and narrative analysis. The study revealed the overbearing cost of registration, examinations and interview charges, complexity of examination and interviewing processes/procedures, Imposed of pledge/donations on incoming professionals, rigorous practical work and technical report writing, overbearing cost of providing maximum numbers of CPD certificates of past workshops, seminars and conference and Insufficient link between professional bodies and academic institutions etc. as the major challenges hindering Built environment professions from registering into professional institutions. These challenges pose a great danger to the built environment professions and the construction industry because professionals are a valuable resource for achieving project delivery and their availability in large numbers will curb the activities of quacks, reduce poor workmanship and underperformance in the construction industry and also reduce economic loss and underdevelopment in the country


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How to Cite

Obaju, B., Shamsudeen Musa, & J.O Abass. (2022). Registration Challenges of Built Environment Professions into Professional Institutions . International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE), ISSN:2454-8006, DOI: 10.31695/IJASRE, 8(9), 42–48.