Member

The full corporate grade of Member may be awarded to an applicant who holds an approved qualification e.g. NVQ/SVQ Level 3, a degree, HNC, HND, by Institute Higher Diploma examination, along with relevant professional experience (normally in excess of 3 years appropriate workplace experience). Alternatively Associate members may be upgraded to full Member grade following approved professional development.

Members are entitled to use the designatory letters MIScT.

A Member may apply for upgrading to Fellow, please see the relevant page for further information on Fellowships.

Member Subscription Fee: £45 (£49 from 01/01/2018)

** Please note that IST membership subscriptions of employeess are eligible for UK 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

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