Applying for affiliate membership differs slightly as your full member will need to complete part of the application form for you, but the process is very much the same.
All members are issued with photo ID cards, irrespective of grade. When applying you must provide us with 2 passport-style photos.
We aim to complete all applications for membership within 2 weeks of receiving the application, however this can vary depending on how quickly all the information we request is submitted.
When you apply for membership we require proof of proficiency to support your application. Ultimately the decision rests with the membership board but the following qualifications are considered:
Relevant industry experience may be considered also, however you may be asked to sit the Society entrance exam to provide proof of proficiency. It is worth remembering that we will always consider qualifications from other providers to see if they meet our minimum requirements, so be sure to note them on your application form.