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As an Associate you help protect your future by being part of the Institute. You can also further your career and stay up to date in a changing profession. And you can save money by taking advantage of the benefits being an Associate brings. The Institute, currently with over 1600 Members, Associates and Affiliates relies on those involved to achieve its objects and each Associate has a part to play

Benefits of Being An Associate
  • To be part of a nationally recognised professional Institute working for excellence in the sector
  • To protect your qualification.
  • To be part of an accepted career structure with opportunities to build on your qualification.
  • To be able to use the words 'Associate of the Institute of Tourist Guiding' discreetly on personal business stationery. (This should be used in full and may not be abbreviated in any way.)
  • To stay informed of developments, techniques and trends in tourist guiding.
  • To promote your services in the Institute's Directory of Members and Associates and on its website.
  • To receive a substantial reduction on the retail price of Institute publications.
  • To take advantage of exclusive opportunities offered by the Institute in collaboration with sponsors.
  • To further your career by attending keynote lectures organised by the Institute.
  • To receive discounts from time to time on travel/heritage books published in the UK.
Completed application forms should be sent with relevant supporting documents to 'Associateship Applications', Institute of Tourist Guiding, Coppergate House, 16 Brune Street, London E1 7NJ. If you don't have access to a printer request a Form
Application Form
Notes for Applicants
Checklist for Applicants
Code of Professional Conduct
Direct Debit Mandate Form
Use of Guide Badge
Referee Form

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