The Institute of Tourist Guiding's structure allows for
involvement of individual practitioners at all levels:
open to applicants holding an Institute accredited level four
qualification exemplified by the Blue Badge.
Associateship is available on application
by those holding an Institute accredited level three qualification
exemplified by city badges.
Affiliateship is available on application
by those holding an Institute accredited level two qualification
exemplified by fixed route commentaries.
There is no group membership of the Institute. However there are
a number of opportunities for sponsorship and group support.
Distinguished Members may be elected Fellows, and Companionship
may be awarded to distinguished individuals outside the
For all levels an annual subscription is payable and there is a
Code of Professional Conduct and provision for Continuing