ISCVE Associate Membership

Associate Membership is for those with an interest in the sound, communications and visual industries, but not actively employed within.

Associate Membership allows applicants to familiarise themselves with the industries and technologies and benefit from ISCVE training and networking events to improve knowledge and technical abilities.

The current annual fee for Associate Membership is £60.

To find out more view Criteria for Membership below.


What can the ISCVE do for associates?



Associate members of the ISCVE have access to the Institute’s technical advice and resources, assisting with your career development and providing day-to-day support.



The Institute 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 sound, communications and visual professionals and companies 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

  • Associate Members entitled to use AInstSCVE 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.

  • For those working outside of the sound, communications and visual industries

  • Associate members may move to a technical grade or Member Grade once they have the necessary skills & experience.

Some of the regular questions we get about Associate 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.

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

When you have the necessary experience and/or technical qualifications and experience you can apply for a Technical or Member Grade.

Brochure Download

Download the latest version of our Member brochure here.