Memberships

Our mission is to promote, support, and develop our members at all stages of their professional careers.

  • Full Membership - Fellow (FIOC)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    £150

    Qualifications:  Current MIOC and a minimum Level 4 managerial qualification in construction or wood manufacturing.

    IOC membership exam passed: Fellowship

    Professional Experience: As for MIOC with the addition of managerial experience and supported by references.

  • Full Membership - Member (MIOC)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    £131

    Qualifications: NVQ level 3 or City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate (or equivalent) in a wood trade.

    IOC membership exam passed: Advanced Craft Certificate (practical & theory)

    Professional Experience: Working craftsperson with experience of working independently or within a team and having taken on additional responsibilities and supported by references.

  • Full Membership - Licentiate (LIOC)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    £97

    Qualifications: NVQ level 2 or City & Guilds Craft Certificate (or equivalent) in a wood trade.

    IOC membership exam passed: Advanced Craft Certificate (Practical)

    Professional Experience: Working craftsperson with experience working independently or within a team and supported by references.

  • Student Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    Free

    Qualifications: Student currently undertaking training in one of the wood trades on a recognised college course.

    IOC membership exam passed: n/a

    Professional Experience: Note: Student membership is allowed for up to 4 years while enrolled on a course of study as detailed above.

  • Associate Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    £97

    We also welcome members who are not qualified in the trade but are interested in being involved with the Institute, as they can bring additional skills that our professional members do not necessarily have experience with.


    As an Associate member, you are still entitled to attend meetings, visits, and social occasions and contribute towards furthering the aims of the Institute.

  • Ambassador
    Duration
    1 month
    Package price
    Free