A revision of the current Subscription fees was carried out at the Annual General Meeting on 13 November 2015.

The fees for the period 2018-2019 are reflected below and will be effective from 1st May 2018:

£250.00 – Entrant and Technician Grade

£225.00 – Associate (All Associate members have passed the Institute’s examinations)

£200.00 – Full Member and Fellow

£250.00 – Affiliate

£30.00 – Full Member or Fellow who is fully retired

There is currently no fee attached to Student Membership

NB: There will be a further increase of £25.00 per annum over the next 2 years.

NB:  Failure to pay Subscription fees any later than 2 months after the deadline given will automatically result in termination of Membership.

Joining the Institute

Our members say they join to:

  • gain accreditation as a competent professional Demolition Engineer
  • acquire knowledge through attending seminars and meetings.
  • participate in an exchange and discussion of ideas and information
  • enjoy a representation of common interests
  • have continuing professional development noted and valued.

 Categories of Membership

  • Professional.
    Membership is for individuals who are involved in some aspect of demolition engineering, and who could be expected to be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and experience within the demolition industry.
  • Student
    The Institute of Demolition Engineers is pleased to confer complimentary membership on students studying a subject relevant to demolition engineering at a recognised university or college. Evidence of participation in such a course is required when applying to join and at the beginning of each academic year.
  • Affiliate
    Affiliates are employed in industries related to demolition engineering.  Affiliates would not be demolition engineers as such but highly supportive of the work of the Institute.

There is no provision for companies to become members. The Institute does not give any form of corporate accreditation.

From 1st May 2018 the fee for joining the IDE will be £250.00

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Benefits for Joining

Gain accreditation as a professional Demolition Engineer and acquire knowledge through our meetings and seminars

Become a Member

Having a CSCS card brings benefits to professionals that meet CSCS criteria.

Members Directory

The Institute confers membership on professional demolition engineers. This is the list of the current accredited members of the IDE

Events & Seminars

The Institute holds several events throughout the year. Members can book and purchase tickets for the events through the website.