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Membership Grades

Joining the Institute of Roofing will enable you to use the status of your membership with qualification after your name.

The following is a guide to membership criteria, but reference should be made to the Constitution & Rules for the exact requirements.


Affiliation to The Institute is open to those individuals engaged in the roofing industry who are new or are in training or who do not qualify for direct entry to membership. The applicant must complete an application form accompanied by a detailed CV. The applicant will be affiliated for a maximum period of two years during which time the Affiliate will study for and undertake the Associate membership course and examinatio


Every Associate shall:

(i) Have passed the examination detailed in 3.8 of the Constitution & Rules.


(ii) Have the necessary National Vocational Qualification at Level 3 in a roofing related discipline required by The Institute, to give full exemption from the examination detailed in Sect. 3.8. Supporting documentation must be submitted at the time of application.


Every Member shall:

(i) Every Member shall have at least 10 years’ experience in their respective roofing discipline.

(ii) Every Member shall be holding of NVQ L5 or above or hold academic achievement at an equivalent level in a relevant qualification.


(iii) Submit a project assignment (subject agreed by the Board of Governors) and subsequent professional interview.


Every Fellow shall:

Fellowship of The Institute may be awarded by the Board to individuals who have rendered outstanding service to the Industry and who are already holders of the Grade of Member (MIoR)

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