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Categories and Conditions for Different Grades of Membership

Fellow (FICI)

  • A first or second class honours Degree or a higher Degree recognised by the Institute having Chemistry or a branch of Chemistry as a major subject, or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Institute, and
  • at least ten years practice in a professional capacity in any branch of Chemistry approved by the Institute.

Ordinary Member (MICI)

  • A first or second class honours Degree or a higher Degree recognised by the Institute having Chemistry or a branch of Chemistry as a major subject, or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Institute, and
  • at least three years practice in a professional capacity in any branch of Chemistry approved by the Institute

Licentiate (LICI)

  • A third class honours, pass or general Degree recognised by the Institute with Chemistry or a branch of Chemistry to Degree standard, or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Institute, and
  • at least two years practice at a level satisfactory to the Institute in any branch of Chemistry approved by the Institute.

Graduate Member (GradICI)

  • A primary Degree in Chemistry, or a branch of Chemistry, recognized by the Institute, or an equivalent qualification in the Chemical Sciences, recognized by the Institute.

Technician Member (TechICI)

  • Hold The National Certificate in Science (Applied Chemistry), or equivalent qualification recognised by the Institute, and
  • have followed courses of instruction or taken such examinations as may from time to time be recognized by the Institute, and
  • have at least one year's practice in an approved laboratory.

Associate Member

  • Students preparing themselves by suitable study to qualify for Ordinary Membership, Licenciateship or Technician Membership of the Institute, or
  • Persons who have an interest in Chemistry and wish to become associated with the Institute.

Company Member

Companies who have a bona fide connection with Chemistry, and are involved in the Chemical or allied industries, or are otherwise associated with the profession of Chemistry.