Choosing the category of registration appropriate for you

You can apply to become either a registered associate member or a registered member

The type of registration appropriate for you is dependent on your qualifications and experience.

To become a registered member you require -

  • A Standards Council recognised degree level qualification.  View the list of qualifications that are recognised for registration purposes.


  • Two years verified practice in a community learning and development setting. This is equivalent to 2,800 hours of practice.

To become an associate member you require to be a full-time, part-time or voluntary practitioner in community learning and development. This includes -

  • Practitioners who have recently completed a recognised professional qualification but have still to gain two years verified practice, or
  • Students undertaking a recognised professional qualification, or
  • Practitioners with a qualification below degree level, or
  • Practitioners with qualifications in other disciplines
  • Practitioners without formal qualifications

You will be asked to select the type of registration you would like to apply for when you register.

Last modified: Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:37 PM