Membership Upgrade Process
1: NEW Applicants Direct to Full Member?
A common misconception exists in the resilience profession the first step of anyone joining the EPS is Associate Membership Level . The opposite is FACT. Since 2015 providing you complete the Full Application process and satisfy the Assessment Team of your Professional Competency in the profession, against the Societies own scoring matrix, you could be awarded Full Member Status.
The EPS supports the Resilience Profession and is inclusive of everyone involved by recognising current and past achievements. Apply to join and test the claim!
2: Task & Finishing Group 2016
National Occupational Standards & Societies Core Competencies As a result of the National Occupational Standards being updated during 2015 and an additional two being added it is an opportune time to review and update the EPS Core Competencies. A Task and Finishing Group is being formed at this time and will be chaired by Jo Couzens, London Branch.
It will be due to report back in the summer of 2016. The scope and objectives of this group is being developed and its membership includes invitations to relevant external bodies covering the whole of the UK and ROI.
3: 2018 Membership Fees
The current costs for each membership is £120 for full membership, £50 for Students & Retired members.
The society has managed to maintain current cost of membership for 4 years and included a reduction of £5 last year, so over the 4 year period it is a quantifiable reduction in real terms. The Board have no plans to increase cost of Membership levels in the foreseeable future.”