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    The Application Process

    Step One

    Email or call us and we will give an overview of the process and answer any questions

    Step Two

    Complete the make an enquiry form above which covers some basic information

    Step Three

    We will then ask you to provide some financial information for your organisation

    Step Four

    If eligibility is established, complete the application form and submit supporting evidence

    Step Five

    Your application is reviewed by an external reviewer subject to payment of a review fee

    Step Six

    Once review is complete, application is reviewed by the Appointments Board

    Step Seven

    The Appointments Board make their recommendation to the Council

    Step Eight

    The Council approves Membership

    Step Nine

    Membership is confirmed