Associate

The corporate grade of Associate may be awarded to an applicant who holds an approved qualification at NVQ/SVQ Level 2, the Institute’s Core Vocational Qualification or an equivalent qualification.

An Associate member may apply for upgrading following approved professional development.

Associate members are entitled to use the designatory letters AssocIScT.

Associate Subscription Fee: £35

** Please note that IST membership subscriptions of employeess are eligible for tax relief, under Section 344 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003. Claims needs to be made by members individually directly via HMRC

Applications can be submitted by email to memberships@istonline.org.uk or by post to the IST Sheffield office using the standard application form which is available for download below (scanned copies of qualification certificates submitted by email are accepted).

Payment of subscriptions can be via:

  • credit/debit card/Paypal online
  • bank transfer (please contact office@istonline.org.uk for bank account details)
  • invoice (please supply a purchase order number to office@istonline.org.uk)

IST Membership Application Form – docx, or IST Membership Application Form – pdf).

Membership Application Notes

Membership Upgrade Form – docx or Membership Upgrade Form – pdf

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