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					Supporting you on your journey
to professional membership
                           cipd.co.uk
About the Chartered Institute of
Personnel and Development (CIPD)
CIPD is Europe’s largest HR and development
professional body with over 135,000 members in the UK,
Ireland and internationally across 120 countries.

We pride ourselves on
supporting and developing
those responsible for the
management and
development of people.
Your journey to professional
membership
By studying a CIPD qualification, your journey to
professional membership starts here.

What is professional membership?
• Recognises academic achievement and the
  ability to put knowledge to practical use in
  the workplace.

• Three levels of professional membership:
   - Chartered Fellow (Chartered FCIPD)
   - Chartered Member (Chartered MCIPD)
   - Associate (Assoc CIPD)

cipd.co.uk/membership
 Supporting your
 professional development
 Research has shown that those holding professional qualifications and
 who have a professional level of membership can earn up to £152,000
 over the course of their career.*

• Chart a career path that will take you
  where you want to be, with free
  member-only online resources:
    - The CIPD HR Profession Map
      cipd.co.uk/hrpm
    - My HR Map, new online career
      assessment tool
      cipd.co.uk/myhrmap
    - CPD tools and templates
      cipd.co.uk/cpd

    *CCPMO Economic Impact Research, December 2008
Practical online resources
             •   Save time in your studies and at work
                 using CIPD’s online resources:
                  - UK and Ireland employment law
                     service
                  - online journals and company profiles
                  - research and survey reports
                  - factsheets
                  - podcasts.
                  cipd.co.uk/onlineinfodocuments

             •   Visit the Student Resource area of our
                 website for:
                  - study tips
                  - exam information
                  - past student support newsletters.
                  cipd.co.uk/student
Learn and gain fresh perspectives
at CIPD networking events
Build your HR network with like-minded professionals

•   CIPD local branches provide you with the
    opportunity to engage with members in your area.
    cipd.co.uk/branches

•   Attend CIPD conferences and world class events
    at a discounted rate.
    cipd.co.uk/events

Online Communities

•   Get involved in discussions on relevant HR topics
    or seek advice from other professionals,
    there’s even an area for study and qualification
    questions.
    cipd.co.uk/communities
People Management
magazine and website
• Receive the award-winning
  People Management magazine every
  fortnight.

• View online only content and read
  archived articles on the website.
  peoplemanagement.co.uk

• Access the latest HR jobs.
  peoplemanagement.co.uk/jobs
Members save money too
          • Students receive 20% off all textbooks and
            get free shipping to the UK and Ireland,
            when they purchase directly through the
            CIPD online bookstore.
            cipd.co.uk/textbooks

          • CIPD members save on all CIPD
            conferences and events, training courses,
            research reports and surveys.

          • Plus, savings on business and leisure
            products and services with CIPD
            Exclusive Discounts.
            cipd.co.uk/exclusivediscounts
Get your journey off to the best
possible start, join today
• How to join the CIPD
  - Look out for an email from us with your student registration key.
  - Use your key to register at cipd.co.uk/studentregistration

• Cost of membership
  - Student members join at the discounted rate of £165 (saving
    £85). This includes a one-off admission fee of £40 and a
    subscription fee of £125 for membership until 30 June 2011.

• How to pay your membership fees
  - Flexible ways to pay your membership fees:
     • spread throughout the year through Direct Debit instalments
     • a single Direct Debit payment
     • a one-off credit/debit card payment.
Questions? Contact us
• Membership and Qualifications team
   - Office hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:30
   - Telephone: 020 8612 6208
   - Email: membershipenquiry@cipd.co.uk

• Website support team
  (for help with student registration online)
   - Office hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:30
   - Telephone: 020 8612 6211
   - Email: weblogins@cipd.co.uk

• Visit cipd.co.uk/contactus for more information