If you’re currently a Student member you’ll be awarded Associate membership when you successfully complete your CIPD-approved Certificate or Diploma.

Progressing to a Associate membership will:

  • Allow you 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.
Symon Irving

I feel that being a CIPD professional member gives me the credibility required within my field, especially when dealing with senior stakeholders.

Symon Irving, Assoc CIPD

Resourcing Consultant, Advantage XPO

What happens next?

You simply need to ensure that your CIPD membership remains current while you study.

If you’re studying the CIPD Advanced Diploma you could upgrade to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow as soon as you’ve achieve Associate membership, providing you can demonstrate you have the relevant experience.

Read more about your responsibilities and the benefits of becoming an Associate member.

Contact us about upgrading today

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