MEMBER CATEGORIES & ELIGIBILITY

To find out more about the types of evidence required for different survey categories click here. EVIDENCE CHECKLIST MEMBERSHIP 1.pdf

 AIMS membership is at the discretion of the Executive and is available to a wide range of surveyors as well as classification societies, affiliated trades and specialist fields. 

 All members are required to acknowledge and adhere to the Institute's Code of Conduct.


There are four types of active (voting) membership:

 Life Members     Are appointed by the Executive 

 Fellow Members        Are appointed by the Executive 

 Full Members *  This membership is a higher membership category aimed at significantly experienced surveyors.

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 Associates *  A person elected at the discretion of the Executive who has between 2 years and 5 years

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     * An applicant for full or associate membership must be a practising marine surveyor and be engaged in work in any of the   following categories:
    • Cargo/Hull/Machinery Surveys, usually on behalf of Ship owners, or Operators,
    • P & I Clubs, Classification Societies and Hull and Machinery Underwriters carried out on a continuing basis, including general average, on/off hire surveys and condition surveys of ocean going vessels
    • Surveys for the Marine Sections of Insurance Companies covering cargo (whether by sea, land, or air provided that it is covered under a marine Policy), Hull and Marine Machinery, and
    • Surveys of Small Craft, whether government, commercial or privately owned, for condition, valuation, damage or as required by interested parties
    • AIMS also considers student membership applications from persons who are;
    . Undertaking an apprenticeship with a marine survey organisation or maritime authority
    . Undertaking formal study as a Marine Surveyor with the AIMS Registered Training Organisation
    . Undertaking a graduate or post graduate maritime degree at an Australian higher education institution













    There are also three types of active (non-voting) membership:

     Probationary Members                                                                                                                       

    No Post-nominal Entitlements

    • A person who is preparing to become a marine surveyor but does not yet satisfy the requirements for Associate or Member. 
    • The duration of probationary membership is limited to a maximum of five (5) years and a minimum of two (2) years. 
    • Members are eligible to receive the Institute’s Newsletters and all other publications and are entitled to attend (as non-voting members) at all Institute meetings. 
    • Probationary members are encouraged to participate in discussions and will receive the same discounts to Industry Seminars and Conferences as other Institute Members.
    • Note: No Proposer and Seconder are required for Applicants, but acceptance, based on the information supplied and otherwise available to the Executive, is solely at the discretion of the Institute’s Executive.

    To become a member, submit your application online


    Probationary Members - Student     Student - No Post-nominal Entitlements
    • This membership category is intended for persons who are undertaking training as a marine surveyor or related studies such as Engineering or Master Class 5 or higher.
    • To be eligible you must be undertaking study or training with the AIMS or an Australian institution or Registered Training Organisation delivering maritime courses or qualifications related to surveying.
    • Student Members are eligible to receive the Institute’s Newsletters and all other publications and are entitled to attend (as non-voting members) at all Institute meetings. Student members are encouraged to participate in discussions and will receive the same discounts to Industry Seminars and Conferences as other Institute Members.
    • No Proposer and Seconder are required for Applicants, but acceptance as a Student Member, based on the information supplied and otherwise available to the Executive, is solely at the discretion of the Institute’s Executive.

    To enrol as a student please go to the training tab, or email Training for more information.


     Non-Active Members  Special circumstances (such as retired members) – must be appointed by the Chief Executive   Officer



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