ISCVE Senior Technician Membership

A Senior Technician demonstrates a high level of technical expertise and experience within the sound, communications and visual industries.

Applicants shall hold, or be able to demonstrate, a high level of technical expertise within their appropriate technical subject, experience within the sound, communications and visual industries or be employed in a supervisory position within an established organisation.

The current annual fee for Senior Technician Membership is £85.

To find out more view Criteria for Membership below.


What can the ISCVE do for senior technicians?



Senior Technician 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 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

  • Senior Technician Members entitled to use SenTechInstSCVE 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.

  • Applicants shall hold a standard of general education and technical competence to NQF Level 4 (NVQ Level 4 or BTEC Professional), or Level 5 (HNC/HND) or equivalent in an appropriate technical subject.

  • Applicants have been employed in sound, communications and visual industries for more than three years.

  • Alternatively, Applicants shall satisfy, via the upgrade Interview process, they have an equivalent knowledge and understanding, in another technical field.

  • Examples of suitable qualifications include HNC/HND, BTEC Level 4 or 5 Professional or NVQ Level 4 or 5

  • Examples of suitable technical knowledge include a good knowledge of the behaviour of sound / building acoustics / installation and / or manufacturing techniques, showing an understanding of the technical aspects.

  • Supervisory positions include Team / Project Supervision

Some of the regular questions we get about Senior Technician 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.

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