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Associate Membership (AaPS)

Is this for me?

Perfect for suitably experienced graduates and experienced practitioners, with an interest in construction safety and health risk management, and can be used as a stepping stone to the next level of membership: Incorporated Membership (IMaPS).

What are the eligibility criteria?

You must demonstrate a minimum of 3 years experience in construction or relevant academic qualifications in construction, design or construction health and safety.

What is the annual cost?

There is a £20 initial application fee. Once all processes for membership have been completed you will be invited to become a member and pay the annual subscription fee due, currently £184. 

What are the benefits?

Find out more about the benefits of joining APS

Application Form

Please complete the quick and easy to use online application form and once we verify that you meet the eligibility criteria we'll get in touch.


Application Guidance Notes

To find out more about applying, download our guidance document. For further advice, please contact the Membership Department on 0131 442 6600.

Table of credit points

Download this document to assist you in self-assessing your points within the qualifications section of your application. You will need this to apply for AaPS. 

There are three tables of credits, each designed to correspond to the appropriate box within the qualifications section of the AaPS application form. All Design related qualifications start with an APS reference D; all Health and Safety qualifications start with an APS reference H: and all Construction qualifications start with an APS reference C.

Do I need to sit the CDM2015 online exam?

No, this is not required at this level of membership.

What post-nominal letters can I use?

As an Associate Member you will be entitled to use AaPS to promote your name to clients and industry.


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