Membership Benefits

The Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors is the largest industry body in the Australasian region for professional marine surveyors and their cross sector colleagues.  Membership of AIMS gives you access to a wealth of knowledge, support, accreditation and training and helps free up your valuable time to do the things you do best – grow your business!

We strive to provide members with the 3 main elements needed to protect and promote their business - “talent, integrity, excellence”

We want you to achieve a more competitive
edge for your business so we make sure that these are 3 very big reasons to join AIMS

1. Build on your Talent

    • Access knowledge and resources through the online Member Centre
    • Participate in leading industry training in compliance and business practice
    • Utilise the AIMS Training Services arm to undertake an assessment of your skills and experience to obtain the latest marine survey qualifications. Discounted member rates means that you have access to cutting-edge work based training for you and your staff

2. Promote your Integrity
    • Increase your credibility by associating your brand and business with the peak industry body and use the AIMS Accreditation program to set you apart
    • Advertise your services using member logo’s and stamps to enhance your corporate image
    • Build consumer awareness of best practice benchmarks by using legally compliant manuals, contracts and report templates

3. Commit to Excellence

    • Gain recognition of your achievements through the Awards for Excellence
    • Promote industry best practice and benchmarks through staff training and professional development programs at conferences and events
    • Support opportunities to increase consumer awareness on professional practices for surveyors and the maritime industry at networking events with maritime authorities from our region and beyond

Building your business is paramount to our success and good businesses need good partners. AIMS will work to protect your business with 3 more essentials

    1. Providing advocacy for members through regular media comment and using our industry voice to build the reputation of surveyors as professionals by formulating policy to shape the industry and lobbying for fair and sensible legal frameworks
    2. Establishing a Political Advisory Committee with access to all levels of Government to represent member interests and make formal submissions on issues essential to the industry
    3. Ensuring member discounts on products and services represent true value for money
About AIMS
The largest industry body in the Australasian region for professional marine surveyors. Established 1986.
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