Join The EPS

Join the EPS with full membership and you’ll gain access to FREE events, CPD modules, our resources library and our quarterly magazine ‘Resilience’ along with discounted prices on events where a member of the EPS is speaking.

Joined and forgotten to download Direct Debit Mandate?

You can download the Direct Debit Mandate, complete it and return it to us by Post.

The Society welcomes members from all fields who are employed in, or have a particular interest in, the field of emergency planning and management.

The requirements described below come into effect on 1st January 2017, if not previously in place.

Enquire about membership

If you fulfil the criteria then the currently active levels of membership are:



This is the enrolment level for all those joining the Society. All Associates are entitled to full voting rights within the Society and are eligible to stand for office at branch level.

£120.00 / € 140.00



Progression to Member status can be achieved by completing the membership upgrade scheme. Members are entitled to full voting rights and are eligible to stand for office at both Branch and national levels.

£120.00 / € 140.00



Applicable to individuals who are in full time study related to the field of emergency planning.

£50.00 / €70.00



Members, on retirement, may apply to transfer to the category of Retired member.

£50.00 / €70.00

Additional Information

There has been a misconception that that you cannot join directly as a Full Member and the benefits it enjoys – Incorrect since 2014 this has been possible!

Group Discount Scheme 2017 (Available to view if logged in.)

Providing you fulfil the criteria as described below and your application scores the appropriate marks against our Core Professional Competencies following assessment by our assessors, you can.

With all applications, it’s up to you to provide enough detail to avoid initial refusal of your application, whether joining directly as a Full Member, upgrade from Associate to Full Member or you are a very experience and long standing member of the profession and the EPS, then it is vital there is sufficient detail in your CV for assessment against our Core Professional Competencies.

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