About BCS The Chartered Institute for IT?

BCS of IT has over 60,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission.

As a charity with a royal charter, their agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society.

BCS membership gives you a broad range of benefits and is the gateway to professional registrations and chartered status.

Membership Available

BCS membership offers access to the tools you need to kick start your career and beyond.

Student Membership

By becoming a member of BCS at this early stage in your career, you signal your dedication to delivering high ethical standards of practice to current and future employers as well as your commitment to your own professional development.

Benefits of Student Membership

Access our mentoring network to gain valuable advice and insight from our more experienced members.
Attend regional branches, specialist groups and watch webinars to hear talks and network with thought leaders.
Springboard will help you write the perfect CV using our CV360 platform, develop leadership skills through our knowledge modules.
Use our industry recognised post-nominals on your CVs and LinkedIn profiles to show you have joined 60,000+ other IT professionals and have signed our royal charter to make IT good for society.

Professional Membership

Chartered professionals are beacons of the industry, working to the highest levels of ethical standards and current competence. Professional members can work towards this standard.

Benefits of Professional Membership

BCS branches, specialist groups and organisational members are always looking for trusted professionals to talk on their specialist subjects and it’s a great way to boost your profile.
With Browse SFIA plus you can map your current skills and plan your progress to becoming a leader in your field.

Why Join BCS of IT?

Think of us as your career partner. We’re here to support you personally and professionally as your career in IT develops. BCS membership gives you a broad range of benefits and is the gateway to professional registrations and chartered status.

Access learning and careers support

Develop your skills and shape your career path.
Browse SFIAplus to find your skill level
BCS accredited qualifications
Springboard careers centre and soft skills e-learning
CV360 evaluation tool
Personal Development Plan tool

Keep your knowledge up to date

Build your expertise and access the latest thinking.
Events and webinars
Industry reports
Policy positions and updates

Member deals and discounts

Take advantage of special offers for members.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Law Express

Get involved and be inspired

Make new contacts, network and broaden your horizons.
Regional branches
International sections
Specialist groups
Speaking opportunities

How to qualify for Student Member?

Student Membership:

Complete our IT Course and upon completion, you will qualify to apply for the BCS membership with our support and guidance.
You must also have level qualification OR an equivalent Institute Approved programme.

Our Process

Register With Us

Complete Our IT Course

Register For Membership

Receive Your Membership