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 fees 2020

  Annual Fee
Associate Membership  
Associate Member (Employees of Organisational Members ONLY)  £0

Individual Membership

Individual Membership ( Full Rate)  £55
Individual Membership (Reduced rate for full-time students, unemployed, retired*) £30
Certified Membership (CMALT Holders - All Pathways) £81
Certified Membership (CMALT Holders Reduced Rate full-time students, unemployed, retired*) £50

Organisational Membership fees 2020

  Annual Fee
Higher Education Providers       
Band 1-2   (A-B)         £982
Band 3-4   (C-D) £734
Band 5-7   (E-G) £546
Band 8-10 (H-J) £403
Further Education, training providers and schools*  
Band C-D £516
Band E-G £381
Band H-J £268
Schools £204
Public Sector, Charities and Industry  
Annual turnover  
£1.5m+ £1420
£1m + £714
£0.5m - £1m £408
Up to £0.5m £204

Associate Membership: Free Associate Membership is available to all employees of Organisational Members. Proof of eligibility is required

Individual Membership : If you are not an employee of an Organisational Member, you can join as an Individual Member.

Certified Membership : All accredited CMALT Holders are required to pay an annual certified membership fee and update their portfolio every 3 years. 

Certified Membership (retired): 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.

Reduced rates: 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

Organisational Membership: ALT Organisational Member Fees are based on JISC Banding Levels.Example: If your college is FE in Band C-D, you pay £516. For organisations other than HE and FE organisations we agree, flexibly, an annual fee based on the organisation's turnover. UK universities and colleges can 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.