Affiliate Membership of the Institute may be awarded to an applicant who is over the age of 16 and who is working or studying in the STEAM disciplines/environments. Affiliate membership is aimed at individuals in the early stages of their career (<2 years work experience) or students/apprentices undertaking a recognised course of study/training. Access to full membership support resources and activities is available to Affiliate members.

Any Affiliate member may apply for upgrading following approved development.

Affiliate Subscription Fee: £10

Applications can be submitted by email to using the application form which is available for download below (scanned copies of qualification certificates submitted by email are accepted).

Please note that all members are bound by our Code of Conduct and our GDPR Data Protection and Privacy Policy:

Payment of subscriptions can be via:

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Membership Application Form – docx

NB: All applications are subject to review; the IST reserves the right to decline any membership application.