ISCVE Affiliate Membership

A senior category for someone, whilst not being qualified either academically or by extended experience, is making or has made a significant contribution to the sound, communications and visual industries.

Affiliate membership allows non-technical and non-academics working within the sound, communications and visual industries to become members of the ISCVE and enjoy membership benefits.

The current annual fee for Affiliate Membership is £95.

To find out more view Criteria for Membership below.


What can the ISCVE do for affiliates?



Affiliate Members of the ISCVE gain access to the Institute’s technical advice and resources, allowing you to develop your knowledge and gain day-to day support in your role.



The ISCVE is connected to leading companies within the sound, communications and visual industries, regularly posting new vacancies to ISCVE members, as they become available.



The ISCVE offers members networking opportunities with other sound and communications professionals at exhibitions, training events and seminars.

More Information

With the ISCVE you can begin your career in the sound, communications and visual industries on the right track. Take a look at some of the benefits of membership.

You can take pride in becoming a member of a professional body dedicated to upholding best working practices in the sound, communications and visual industries.

  • Access to the Institute’s free technical advice and technical resources

  • You will be able to exchange ideas and concepts

  • You will have the opportunity to learn from the most experienced practitioners in the world

  • You will receive invitations to technical seminars and other learning opportunities that will add towards your CPD accreditations.

  • You will have access to additional pay-as-you-go resources and events at discounted rates including seminars, workshops, ISCVEx and other institutes and associations

  • Right to apply for an ISCVE Sound Engineer or ISCVE AV Engineer ECS card upon successful completion of an H&S and Electrical Safety test

  • Automatic sign-up to the Institute’s monthly enewsletter

  • Access to Member’s area of ISCVE website

  • Affiliate Members entitled to use AMInstSCVE designatory letters

Each grade of Membership of the ISCVE is subject to certain qualifying criteria. This ensures our membership and our institute retains a position of technical and commercial excellence within our industries.

  • Shall normally have been employed at senior level for not less than five years .

  • Work is substantially non-technical

  • For Managing Directors, Directors in financial, marketing or sales functions

  • Managers of Technical personnel whose role is predominantly administrative

Some of the regular questions we get about Affiliate Membership are answered here. If you can’t find the answer to your questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.

You will find us to be a friendly and welcoming Institute with influence within the sound, communications and visual industries.

Your staff will have access to CPD training and learning delivered by ISCVE, ECS Sound Engineer card access, Health  Safety Training.

Yes, if you feel you have the appropriate technical knowledge to become a Member grade, you can submit a technical report to support your application.

Those with an interest in the sound and communications industries but not working within them can apply for Associate membership.

Brochure Download

Download the latest version of our Member brochure here.