Ordinary Membership

Anyone with an interest in corrosion can join as an Ordinary member; and subsequently with suitable qualifications/experience become a Professional Member which entitles the use of TICorr, MICorr or FICorr accordingly, as letters after their name. Please click here for more infomation on the qualification criteria for the upgrade of ordinary members to Technical (TICorr), Professional (MICorr) or Fellow member (FICorr) grades

INDIVIDUAL BENEFITS

  • Develop links with business and professional bodies who have similar interests.
  • Enjoy the support of an enthusiastic and experienced organisation.
  • Participate in the advancement of corrosion control in all its forms.
  • Encourage and participate in Branch and Divisional activities.
  • Benefit from professional qualification (FICorr, MICorr, TICorr) or certification as technicians and inspectors (Technician 1, Insp 1-3).
  • Take advantage of a regular free journal and reduced fees for attendance at Institute seminars, conferences and exhibitions etc.  Keep up to date with corrosion and corrosion control activities


Click here to download the Ordinary Member Application Form

Regulations  for the upgrade of Ordinary Members to Professional Status  - Click here to download

Please click here for grade transfer rates

Click here to download Regulations and Guidance Notes before completing the application form

 

 

 


Professional Grades

Having become an ordinary member, those with suitable qualifications/experience may upgrade to become a Professional member, ie Technician, Member or Fellow which entitles the use of TICorr, MICorr accordingly, as letters after their name.

Technician Grade - TICorr

REGULATIONS FOR THE UPGRADE OF ORDINARY MEMBERS TO PROFESSIONAL STATUS

All applicants must demonstrate that they have been trained in and/or acquired competence/certification in painting and coating inspection, cathodic protection or other corrosion related fields.

Evidence of education, training, experience and achievements shall be submitted in the form of a Training and Experience Report (see Guidance Notes) in addition to a current CV, appended to the completed application form.

Requirements

Applicants who have obtained certification at Level 3 Painting Inspector or Level 2 Cathodic Protection or Institute Approved Equivalents shall be eligible for Technician Membership.

OR

Applicants who have obtained certification at Level 2 Painting Inspector or Level 1 Cathodic Protection or Institute Approved Equivalents shall be eligible for Technician Membership after completing the Fundamentals of Corrosion Course or approved equivalent and 3 years of verifiable field experience.

OR

Applicants who can demonstrate that they have 8 years verifiable experience as a Corrosion practitioner may be admitted after completing the Fundamentals of Corrosion Course or approved equivalent.

An applicant for election to Technician Membership must supply the names of two referees both of whom should be Professional Members of the Institute and at least one of whom should have a detailed knowledge of the applicant's professional/industrial experience.

Persons elected to this grade are entitled to use the letters TICorr after their name.


Please click here for Transfer to Technician Membership Form

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Professional Member Grade - MICorr

All applicants must demonstrate that they have been trained in and/or acquired competence as corrosion scientists, corrosion technologists, corrosion engineers or other corrosion practitioners. Applicants must demonstrate that they have a sound understanding of the fundamentals of corrosion.

Evidence of education, training, experience and achievements shall be submitted in the form of a Training and Experience Report (see Guidance Notes), in addition to a current CV, appended to the completed application form. This should emphasize the level of responsibility enjoyed and detail the precise nature and duration of tasks performed.

An applicant for election to Professional Membership must supply the names of two referees both of whom should be Professional Members of the Institute and at least one of whom should have a detailed knowledge of the applicant's professional/industrial experience. In certain cases, the Institute may be prepared to waive the requirement that both referees need to be Institute of Corrosion Professional Members where the referee having a detailed knowledge of the Applicant's professional/industrial experience is a Professional Member of another approved professional Institute.

Requirements

Applicants who possess an appropriate post graduate qualification will be admitted after they have completed one year's approved experience. An appropriate post graduate qualification would normally involve possession of a higher degree in the physical sciences, engineering or metallurgy with an appropriate corrosion science and technology content.
OR
Applicants possessing a suitable degree or equivalent qualification at Higher Education Level 3 or 4 such as corporate or professional membership of an approved Professional Institute, or having a general education up to the level of Higher Education Level 2 (i.e. Higher National Certificate/Diploma) in physical sciences or metallurgy, will be admitted after they have completed three years' approved experience in corrosion practice.
OR
Applicants who do not possess appropriate academic qualifications but who have been engaged in corrosion technology for at least fifteen years, of which a substantial part has been in an important position of responsibility, will be admitted after they have reached the age of 35 years.

Persons elected to this grade are entitled to use the letters MICorr after their name.

Please click here for Transfer to Professional Membership Form

Click here to download Regulations and Guidance Notes before completing the application form


Fellow Grade - FICorr

Applicants for this grade shall supply the names of two other Fellows of the Institute as referees. In exceptional applications, one referee may be a Fellow of another approved professional Institute.

The Experience Report shall be appended to the completed application form. This should establish the mature reputation as a corrosion practitioner or the marked and original contribution to the science and practice of corrosion control of the applicant.

Requirements

Applicants for this grade have made a marked and original contribution to the science and practice of corrosion control.
OR
Applicants for this grade have rendered special services to the Institute and have been a professional member (MICorr) for a minimum of 7 years.
OR
Applicants for this grade must have an established and mature reputation as a corrosion practitioner and have been a professional member (MICorr) for a minimum of 7 years.

Persons elected to this grade are entitled to use the letters FICorr after their name.

Please click here for Transfer to Fellow Grade Membership Form

Click here to download Regulations and Guidance Notes before completing the application form