Membership

Member Services and Benefits

As a member of one of the most prestigious bodies in IT, we receive many benefits thus allowing us to become true professionals and to learn and serve our nation and the globe in empowering IT among all. Our listing of benefits to you:

  1. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  2. Mentoring Programs
  3. Invites or special discounts for IT Forums
  4. Discounted training opportunities
  5. Access to our job portal
  6. Our Code of Conduct to demonstrate your professionalism
  7. Ability to access the online library
  8. Email forwarding gives you a consistent and professional email address (@bcs.org) for the lifetime of your membership
  9. Legal help – online or telephone
  10. Framing & plaque service, for your Membership certificate

Membership Structure

Levels of BCS Membership:

IT Professional

Associate
Are you starting your IT career? Have at least one year’s relevant IT experience? Associate membership is perfect for you starting in IT.
Professional
Do you have one of the following: Five years IT experience OR 2-3 years IT experience and a relevant recognised qualification OR an Honours degree with BCS accreditation. If so then apply now.

Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
You must meet a number of criteria, and apply through a comprehensive process including an online interview and presentation. For full details on the criteria please visit CITP. We also offer Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, and Incorporated Engineer grades.

Fellowship
For IT Professionals who can demonstrate leadership and seniority, or authority or eminence in the field of IT.

Student
If you’re studying Student membership is the one you’re looking for.

Affiliate
Do you have an interest in IT but no experience? Are you working in an IT business but in a non-IT role? Do you have regular contact with IT professionals but aren’t directly involved in IT yourself? Then choose our Affiliate membership.

BCS Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct:
Sets out the professional standards required by BCS as a condition of membership; Applies to all members, irrespective of their membership grade, the role they fulfil, or the jurisdiction where they are employed or discharge their contractual obligations. Governs the conduct of the individual, not the nature of the business or ethics of any Relevant Authority

The Code of Conduct is subdivided as follows:

The Public Interest

Professional Competence and Integrity

Duty to Relevant Authority

Duty to the Profession

Existing Members

As an existing member of the BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT, members will be
benefited from the offered by BCS – UK and even the BCS – Sri Lankan section. As further a
support to the ever growing BCS membership, the membership will allow the following:
Renew your BCS Membership
Upgrade your Membership
Contribute to your profession
Donate to the needy