Associate Membership

Once the examinations have been passed, not less than 2 years will be spent in the Associate grade.  During that time the Associate will be expected to keep a diary with a portfolio of supporting evidence to show:

  • Brief outlines of projects in which they are involved and their role in them. (Not full Method Statements).
  • Information about training undertaken and qualifications received.
  • Copies of attendance certificates for Conferences, Seminars and Courses attended. At least 3 IDE CPD Points must be gained in each year.
  • Documents testifying to expertise and competence.
  • An updated CV to accompany the above documents.

At the end of the two year period the Associate Member will be invited to submit his or her diary, portfolio and updated CV to the Membership Committee.

Click here to download an application form: AMIDE to MIDE 2022

If this is judged satisfactory they will be invited to a Professional Interview where they will be expected to make a presentation of one of the case studies they have documented in their application.

An Associate Member may place the initials AMIDE after his or her name and are eligible for the CSCS PQP (Professional Qualified Persons) Card.  This card is available free of charge, via the IDE, to members who achieve the minimum number of CPD Points in the qualifying year.

Accepted Training for Membership Progression from Enrolled to Associate Member

Has passed an MSc in Demolition Management

Complete 2 years, and no more than 3 years as an Associate Member.

Continue to meet the requirements of Associate Membership.

Completed a CITB MAP touchscreen test within the last 2 years, hold a CCDO Black Managers Card or CCDO Gold Supervisors Card and completed the appropriate NVQ.

Submit a portfolio of work for the past 2 years for acceptance of the Membership Committee with completed PQP Card application form.

Undertake a Professional Interview including presentation

Have up to date Core and Non-Core CPD

Must have the minimum of:

5 years demolition experience

 Accepted Training for Membership Progression from TechIDE to Associate Member

Meet the requirements of an Enrolled Member at the time of application to take the exam

Pass the IDE entrance exam

Have up to date Non-Core CPD

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.


Completing the required CPD hours is important for maintaining membership of the IDE. Members can submit their CPD here