The following guidelines relate to Graduate and Associate members of the Institute who wish to proceed to higher membership of the Institute. They are required to apply for an upgrading form
UPGRADING OF GRADUATES
Graduates are eligible to be upgraded to the Associate grade if they have been employed at the time of application for a minimum of two years either in a recognized PR appointment or a recognized position within PR education.
UPGRADING OF ASSOCIATES
Associates who have obtained the NIPR qualification or recognized equivalent or higher PR qualification, are eligible for full membership provided they have been employed in a recognized area of PR for at least five years.
ADMISSION OF STUDENTS
Students who have satisfactorily completed the NIPR professional examinations, or other recognized qualifications should apply for the appropriate grade of membership.
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