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Why become an Associate member?

This entry-level Introductory Certificate qualification is ideal if you have some knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). You may be keen to take your first step in a dispute resolution career, or want to enhance your own personal and professional development.

Becoming a CIArb Associate is the first step through our world-renowned training programme to become a CIArb Member or CIArb Fellow.

What qualifications and experience are needed?

To qualify to become an Associate you will need to do one of the below:

  • Pass one of CIArb's Introductory courses in Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication or ADR 
  • Complete a recognised equivalent course
  • Demonstrate the level of experience in the relevant field as required by CIArb. 

How much does it cost?

The admission fee is £90 (non refundable).

Annual subscription rates for all countries and membership types

The application process

The application process is online and split into six easy steps. It should take around 10 minutes to complete.

You will be required to pay a membership subscription and one-off admission fee, on application.
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Contact Us

CIArb Member Services
T +44 (0)20 7421 7447