ISCE Member

A senior category of membership of the Institute for candidates with recognised qualifications and experience within the sound and communications industries.

ISCE Members have suitable qualifications and experience, hold a responsible position and apply extensive technical, not necessarily academic, knowledge and capability.

The current annual fee for Members is £95.

To find out more view Criteria for Membership below.

What can the ISCE do for standard members?


Members of the ISCE have access to the Institute’s technical advice and resources, assisting with career development and providing day-to-day support.


The Institute is connected to leading companies within the sound and communications industries, regularly posting new vacancies to ISCE members, as they become available.


The ISCE offers networking opportunities with sound and communications professionals and companies at exhibitions, training events and seminars.

More Information

With the ISCE you can begin your career in the sound and communications industries on the right track. Take a look at some of the benefits of membership.

You can take pride in becoming a member of a professional body dedicated to upholding best working practices in the sound and communications industries.

  • Access to the Institute’s free technical advice and technical resources

  • You will be able to exchange ideas and concepts

  • You will have the opportunity to learn from the most experienced practitioners in the world

  • You will receive invitations to technical seminars and other learning opportunities that will add towards your CPD accreditations.

  • You will have access to additional pay-as-you-go resources and events at discounted rates including seminars, workshops, ISCEx and other institutes and associations

  • Right to apply for an ISCE Sound Engineer ECS card upon successful completion of H&S safety test

  • Free copy of the Institute’s quarterly magazine

  • Access to Member’s area of ISCE website

  • Members entitled to use MInstSCE designatory letters

Each grade of Membership of the ISCE is subject to certain qualifying criteria. This ensures our membership and our institute retains a position of technical and commercial excellence within our industries.

  • Applicants shall either hold a degree (bachelors or higher) in an appropriate technical subject and have a least three years experience and be currently engaged within the sound and communications industries.

  • Alternatively Applicants shall hold a lower degree or HND / HNC or NQF Level 5 qualification in an appropriate technical subject and have at least five years experience and be engaged in the sound and communications industries.

  • Alternatively Applicants shall satisfy Council they have equivalent technical knowledge and understanding and shall be assessed in the upgrade interview process.

Some of the regular questions we get about Standard Membership are answered here. If you can’t find the answer to your questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.

You will find us to be a friendly and welcoming institute with influence within the sound and communications industries.

Your staff will have access to CPD training and learning delivered by ISCE, ECS Sound Engineer card access, Health  Safety Training.

Those with an interest in the sound and communications industries but not working within them can apply for Associate membership.

Brochure Download

Download the latest version of our Member brochure here.