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HONORARY FELLOWS (Hon. FSWS) shall be Individuals:

  1. who are distinguished and eminent; AND

  2. whose membership shall in the opinion of the Council add prestige to or advance the interests of the Society; AND

  3. who shall only be conferred by the Council;

  4. who shall not be entitled to vote at an Ordinary or Special General Meeting of the Society but may attend any meeting of the Society;

  5. who shall have no rights to hold office.

FELLOWS (FSWS) shall be Individuals:

  1. who have been Full Members of the Society for a period of at least ten (10) years, or in special of such shorter period as the Council may approve, provided that in the case of candidate who posses the qualifications for becoming Fellow, the Council may waive the stipulation as to their having been Full members; AND

  2. who have been engaged for at least five (5) years in a senior position of responsibility in welding and welding related activities and have made a distinguished contribution to the welding profession or of equivalent standing, and have satisfied the Council that they are worthy of becoming Fellows;

  3. who are entitled to vote at an Ordinary or Special General Meeting of the Society and shall have rights to hold office.

FULL MEMBERS (MSWS) shall be Individuals:

  1. who are engineering and physical science graduates of recognized universities or colleges, or in possession of an equivalent qualification thereto; OR

  2. who have suitable education and training in welding and welding related technologies, who have had at least three (3) years employment as Welder, Welding Practitioner, Welding Inspector, Welding Specialist, Welding Technologist, Welding Designer, Welding Coordinator, Welding Engineer or other categories of welding personnel as defined by the International Institute of Welding from time to time, and who have satisfied the Council that they are worthy of becoming Full Members;

  3. who are entitled to vote at an Ordinary or Special General Meeting of the Society and shall have rights to hold office.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (ASWS) shall be Individuals:

  1. who are engaged or interested in welding and welding related activities, and who have satisfied the Council that they are worthy of becoming Associate Members;

  2. who are not entitled to vote at an Ordinary or Special General Meeting of the Society but may attend any meeting of the Society;

  3. who shall not hold any office provided that the Council may from time to time and on such conditions as it considers proper permit them to vote and be present at the Meeting of Associates Section (if any) and to hold office in such a Section.

CORPORATE MEMBERS (CSWS) shall be Organizations:

  1. such as a company, firm, partnership, government body, institution or other body who are interested or engaged in the welding or welding related activities;

  2. who may each appoint two (2) individuals acceptable to the Society as its nominees to act on its behalf and to exercise all its rights as a Corporate Member, provided always that only one nominee is entitled to vote at any General Meeting;

  3. who shall have rights to hold office.

STUDENT MEMBERS shall be Individuals:

  1. who are undergoing a recognized welding or welding related course, or persons of equivalent standing;

  2. who shall not be entitled to vote at an Ordinary or Special General Meeting of the Society but may attend any meeting of the Society;

  3. who shall have no rights to hold office.
TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP ENTRANCE FEE 1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION 3 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION 5 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION REMARKS
HONORARY FELLOWS MEMBER - - - -
FELLOWS MEMBER - $80 $200 $320

Discount for 3 years & 5 years Subscription

FULL MEMBER $20 $80 $200 $320

Discount for 3 years & 5 years Subscription

ASSOCIATE MEMBER $20 $80 $200 $320

Discount for 3 years & 5 years Subscription

STUDENT MEMBER $20 $80 $200 $320

Discount for 3 years & 5 years Subscription

CORPORATE MEMBER $500 $500 $1500 $2500

No discount is offered

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