The 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: £39
** Please note that IST professional membership subscriptions of employees are eligible for tax relief, under Section 344 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003. Claims need to be made by members individually directly via HMRC
Applications can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for bank account details)
- invoice (please supply a purchase order number to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Membership Application Form – docx
NB: All applications are subject to review; the IST reserves the right to decline any membership application.