Who's eligible

Associate membership is awarded to Student members who have successfully completed the CIPD-approved Certificate or Diploma.

Inspire others

Benefits of becoming an Associate member

  • Get to use the designation Assoc CIPD after your name.

  • Enhance your career prospects and earning potential.

  • Show your commitment to high standards and ethical compliance.

  • Support your job and professional development through exclusive access to a growing and vibrant community of HR and L&D professionals, leading-edge resources and tailored development tools.
Nathalie Cooper

The benefits and advantages that professional CIPD membership gives me are: the connection and links to latest HR trends; the global network of CIPD professionals and access to online forums to exchange ideas ... [and] the ability to sign off letters “Assoc. CIPD” – which identifies me as part of the HR professionals’ community.

Nathalie Cooper

What's involved

Your steps to upgrading to Associate member:

  • Step 1:Become a Student member once you enrol onto your CIPD qualification.

  • Step 2: Ensure your CIPD membership remains current while you study.

  • Step 3: You've done all the hard work and completed your Certificate or Diploma qualification. Now we'll award you with Associate membership and there are no fees involved.

If you have completed the CIPD Advanced Diploma you can subsequently upgrade to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.

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