Professional Development

Individual Membership

An Individual Membership is primarily designed for those who wish to participate in the IIOM Professional Development scheme.

Membership is subject to our standard Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.

Individual membership does not give free access to meetings. There is an additional cost of £50 inc vat per meeting or there is an option to buy years meetings (usually 3) for £120 Inc VAT at the beginning of the membership year.

Any meetings not attended will be lost, as fees cannot be carried forward.

There are various type of Individual Membership:

* Members at AIIOM, MIIOM and FIIOM grades will be encouraged to apply for Professional Registration with the with the UK Engineering Council at Engineering Technician (EngTech), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) level; arrangements to enable this are under discussion with the Alliance partner.

A Student Member of the IIOM must currently be in recognised full or part time education (or have recently completed such education and not yet employed).

Affiliate Member
For those who want to build obsolescence management knowledge, network with obsolescence management professionals and keep up to date with obsolescence management issues.  They do not necessarily hold any particular qualifications or experience.

Associate Member *
Candidates at Associate grade (AIIOM) must be able to demonstrate that they have successfully completed the IIOM Short Course in Obsolescence Management at IIOM Associate Grade as provided by one of the IIOM Endorsed Trainers.

Member *

An IIOM member must already be an Affiliate Member of the Institute, have a relevant degree/higher qualification and/or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge. For those who do not have a relevant degree, guidance from the Institute will be provided on how to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and achieve the Institute’s Diploma.

Fellow *
A Full Member who has either led the development of thinking and/or practice in the field of Obsolescence Management or made a significant contribution to the development and reputation of the Institute.

Honorary Member
A person who has retired from active professional life and, in the opinion of the Board has given long and valuable service in the interests of the Institute and/or the advancement of the Obsolescence Management discipline.

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IIOM regularly hosts meetings, conferences and other events for professional development and networking. Attending a meeting as a guest is a great way to learn about the organization before joining.


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