Membership fees

To join ALT, complete the relevant online membership form. Apply online now . For a full overview of benefits and entitlements click here

Individual Membership Annual Fees

Free Associate Membership is available to all employees of Organisational Members. Proof of eligibility is required. If you are not an employee of an Organisational Member, you can join as an Individual Member (see fees below)

Associate Membership 2021
Associate Member
(Employees of Organisational Members ONLY) 

Individual Membership

Individual Member £55
Individual Member
(Reduced rate for full-time students, unemployed, retired*)

Certified Membership

Certified Member (CMALT Holders - All Pathways) £81
Certified Member
(Reduced rate for CMALT Holders - All Pathways full-time students, unemployed, retired*)

All accredited CMALT Holders are required to pay an annual certified membership fee and update their portfolio every 3 years. Retired Certified Members will not be required to update their portfolio every 3 years. Retired Certified Members may continue to act as assessors for a period of at least 3 years after retirement.

Organisational Membership Annual Fees

Please note : ALT has implemented a fee increase 'freeze' until 1st February 2022 to support our Organisational Members during the COVID19 Pandemic. 

  2020 2021
Higher Education Providers         
Band 1-2   (A-B)         £982 £995
Band 3-4   (C-D) £734 £752
Band 5-7   (E-G) £546 £560
Band 8-10 (H-J) £403 £413
Further Education, training providers and schools*    
Band C-D £516 £529
Band E-G £381 £391
Band H-J £268 £275
Schools £204 £209
Public Sector, Charities and Industry    
Annual turnover    
£1.5m+ £1420 £1456
£1m + £714 £732
£0.5m - £1m £408 £418
Up to £0.5m £204 £209

Organisational Membership: ALT Organisational Member Fees are based on JISC Banding Levels.Example: If your college is FE in Band C-D, you pay £529. For organisations other than HE and FE organisations we agree, flexibly, an annual fee based on the organisation's turnover. UK universities and colleges should  check the relevant band via the JISC Website before selecting the appropriate fee as indicated in the Organisational Member Joining Form. In case of difficulty, contact us.

Ways to pay

  • Online payments:
    You can join ALT as a member or renew your membership online using our secure payment processor. You will automatically receive a receipt for your payment and a confirmation e-mail.
  • Other ways to pay:
    Organisations who are unable to make payment online can select to receive an invoice when completing the online membership form.

Deferred Membership and Reduced Rate Fees

We offer a reduced rate for Members and Certified Members who are full-time students, retired or unemployed. Proof of eligibility is required

Family leave: Individual Members of ALT can defer their membership for up to 12 months whilst on family leave. Members wishing to defer their membership should notify ALT in writing at