Associate Membership is our second tier of membership for practitioners either working towards completing the Exam or Essay Route or gaining practical experience through their work.
Associate Members can use the term ‘STEP Associate’ on their CV, business cards, stationery and email signature. There are no post nominal or letters for this membership category.
You cannot apply to become an Associate Member if you are not already an Affiliate of STEP. You can obtain Associate Member level by upgrading from Affiliate Membership once you have:
- Obtained 120 credits via the Exam Route
- Completed one essay from the Essay Route
How to apply
Once you have obtained 120 credits via the Exam Route or completed one essay from the Essay Route, you can upgrade your membership via submitting the form on our upgrade page