Member Benefits


Our package of member benefits for individuals and students is dynamic and growing

Complete the online application here

  • An effective network of communication and on-going support through:
      • Regular email bulletin - Fortnightly News by Email
      • Quarterly magazine - Career Matters
      • Free copy of the NICEC Journal, in PDF format, twice a year in April and October 
      • Weekly Careers in Careers email advertising the latest job vacancies.
      • Electronic communications
      • Social networking - Twitter @theCDI and LinkedIn
  • Access to a wide range of professional development opportunities from initial training to ongoing, accredited CPD
      • Member discounts on CDI skills events, master classes and conferences - all booked through this website
      • Free webinars - extensive and varied programme of free webinars to help you develop your knowledge and skills
      • Free digital bytes - short training sessions and hints and tips on all aspects of working digitally
      • CPD certificates for seminars, skills events and master classes
      • Invitation to attend two free to members, research focused development days, organised with the support of NICEC in July and February
      • Opportunity to keep a record of your CPD through the Members' Area of this website 
      • Access to the CPD Resources area - information on online learning, publications and face to face events to help you meet your CPD needs, back copies of Career Matters and the NICEC Journal
      • Monthly CPD Newsletter with ideas about CPD opportunities for particular topics
  • Setting and monitoring standards of professional practice
  • A contemporary institute structure that provides:
      • Representative governance - Board and Professional Standards Committee
      • Opportunity to participate in discussions, consultations, surveys and sit on committees
      • Access to policy statements and resources through the website
      • Support to members through head office staff and a network of CDI members UK-wide and internationally
      • Professional recognition and the use of designatory letters MCDI or if you are a Registered Professional Member - RCDP 
  • An outward looking institute that:
      • Advises government departments
      • Provides official responses to policy
      • Works in partnership with allied bodies
      • Welcomes Affiliate Organisations
  • Recognising best practice, innovation and excellence
  • Advance information of the latest job vacancies and opportunities through the jobs bulletin - Careers in Careers
  • Access to trade partners, securing low cost access to relevant services such as professional indemnity insurance

 Applying for membership is easy, you can either;