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Student membership

Get the right support at the start of your career

If you are currently studying for an IOSH qualification, an IOSH-accredited qualification or you are a safety, health and environment (SHE) technician apprentice, you may be able to apply for IOSH Student membership.

How student membership could help you

  • Career support and advice – get access to our Career Hub, helping you to plan and manage your career goals. It provides practical career development and job-hunting tips and advice to prepare you for your dream occupational safety and health (OSH) role.
  • Bursary – apply for the IOSH Student Member Bursary, which exists to help train aspiring OSH professionals and support with their studies. Eligibility criteria applies.
  • IOSH Mentoring – benefit from a mentor, who can provide you with support, guidance and advice, helping you build your confidence and expand your horizons.
  • Professionalism – demonstrate your commitment to high standards of work ethics from the start, boosting your post-study employability. Use our online continuing professional development (CPD) programme to develop your career plan and reflect on your learning and work.
  • Specialist technical knowledge and research – develop and deepen your knowledge with our extensive range of research materials and our technical information service, which provides an array of online resources, books and technical guides. Access our webinars to keep your knowledge up to date and relevant. You can also find out more about being a Student Member in our student webinar series.
  • Networking – connect with our existing 50,000 global members, join industry-specific groups and local branches, and attend some of their 300-plus events a year. As an automatic member of our Future Leaders Community, join other new and aspiring professionals at tailor-made events.
  • Discounts – on all IOSH events.
  • Stay up to date – access our newsletters and magazine, and keep up with the latest news updates, as and when you need them.

Become a Student Member

Register now to access member benefits that will support you through your studies and set you up for success as you embark on your health and safety career.

Finished your course?

If you’re an existing Student Member and have completed your qualification, you’re ready to take the next steps in your membership journey. Progression demonstrates your credibility and commitment to the OSH profession.

  1. Please send a copy of your official qualification certificate or results letter, transcript and an updated CV to studentmembership@iosh.com. If you do not have your certificate or transcript yet, we can accept an official letter from your tutor or qualification provider.

  2. Once you’ve sent us the relevant documents, a qualification assessment will take place. Once we have checked your qualification, we’ll get in touch to arrange payment for your first annual fee.

  3. You'll need to pay the one-off renewal fee for your new grade. The current annual subscription rates, which are valid until 31 March 2024, are:

    • Technical Member – £147.00
    • Certified Member – £163.00.

Develop your knowledge

Take a look at our accredited programmes and qualifications on iosh.co.uk