|BCS are providing successful BCS Professional Certification candidates with a year’s Associate (AMBCS) membership. Access to membership for a year offers successful candidates a taste of what it’s like to belong to the leading industry body for IT and the kind of support they could receive to help them reach their career potential.|
If you’re at the start of your career in IT, Associate Membership (AMBCS) will give you the tools, resources and opportunities you need. Along with the letters AMBCS after your name, you will also get unrivalled networking opportunities, publications and access to events. AMBCS is your pathway to full Professional Membership and will help to ensure you stay up to date with the industry and maximise career development opportunities.
Why become a member?
"I think that if you want to be considered a professional, it’s important to join your professional body. The Institute helps me keep abreast with current developments in the field and has added interest and satisfaction not only professionally but socially as well."
Dr C James Bacon, MBCS
How do Professional Certification candidates receive their free AMBCS membership?
Following the successful completion of a BCS Professional Certificate and the notification of result, you will receive an activation email / letter with details of a dedicated web portal where you can complete your details and confirm your agreement to the BCS Code of Conduct.
This will activate your membership and you will then be able to start enjoying the full Associate (AMBCS) membership benefits package.
The Benefits of Associate (AMBCS) Membership
Associate membership delivers a range of services designed around the professional needs of today’s competent IT practitioners.
Tools to gain recognition within the industry include post nominal letters AMBCS, and a defined path to Chartered status via Professional membership.
To plan and track progression, members use the BCS CPD portal and full access to Browse SFIAplus, the online tool that allows them to explore the industry framework for IT skills, training and development.
Top people, great ideas and the latest thinking locally, nationally and online - BCS global networking opportunities are unrivaled and include branches, specialist groups and the Member Network.
Knowledge and best practice
From the latest industry news to the massive online library, the Institute’s information services keep members up to date with best practice, and at the cutting edge of IT.
Exclusive discounts and offers
Adding even more value to membership, BCS discounts and free services enable members to enjoy savings both at work and at home.