Affiliate membership

AffiliateAffiliate Membership is a non-voting grade open to anyone with an interest or involvement in assessment, regardless of qualifications and experience and who may or may not wish to move up to one of the qualification grades of membership. It also includes students studying for a qualification in education such as a degree or post-graduate certificate and newly qualified teachers (NQTs).


An Affiliate member will have an interest or involvement in assessment.

A Student member will be studying towards an appropriate qualification in education at NQF/QCF Level 6 or above (e.g. BA, BSc, BEd, CertEd, MA, MSc, Post-Graduate Certificate in Education, Post-Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, PhD or equivalent) or will be a newly qualified teacher.


Your Affiliate member application must include:

  • The completed application form.
  • A CV.
  • A description of your current or latest job / or for students documentation which evidence that the applicant is studying towards an appropriate qualification at NQF Level 6 or above (eg a letter or email from your college or school confirming your enrolment or employment; a copy of your Certificate in Education (CertEd), Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course or similar offer letter).
  • A narrative which evidences your interest or involvement in assessment
  • A professional reference supporting your application.
  • Appropriate fee.

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