There are 2 routes to the Associate Class of membership:
To become an Associate Member of the Institute, whether by way of Transfer or Direct Entry, a Candidate must:
Any Candidate desirous of being admitted as an Associate shall sign and deliver to the Honorary Secretary a nomination in the form prescribed by the General Council signed by four Corporate Members of the Institute, at least one of whom shall be a Fellow.
The current application, transfer, re-instatement and annual subscription fees are detailed in Section 7 of Membership Handbook.
An applicant for election to the class of Associate must submit, together with the application, the election application fee and the subscription fee. The subscription fee will only be charged by the Institute upon the successful election of the applicant. The election application fee, however, is non-refundable.
An applicant for transfer from the classes of Graduate or Student or Construction Supervisor to Associate must submit, together with the application, the transfer application fee and the difference in the subscription fees between the grades concerned. This difference will only be charged by the Institute upon the successful transfer of the membership. The transfer application fee, however, is non-refundable.