The 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 post-qualification). 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: £51
** Please note that IST professional membership subscriptions of employees are eligible for UK 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)