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Joining The CPA

Why become a member?
Members are welcomed from the diverse range of professionals who are involved in CPO work. The CPA is a membership organisation and does not accredit competency, experience or knowledge. The CPA has 6 membership groups:
Awarded by the Board
No charge
Full Member
Open to any professional person (see application form) who has an interest in CPO work
£85 + VAT
Open to students in education & not employed full time.
Open to public sector organisations (public or local authority, statutory agency, statutory undertaker, public trust or higher education body).
£65.00 + VAT
For someone who has retired from active practice but who wishes to stay connected
£37.50 + VAT
CPA Future
CPA Future is a subgroup within the full membership (it is not a separate membership group).  It is a group aimed at members with less experience or those members who are new to the industry (circa less than 10 years of professional experience).  The CPA Future runs events aimed at this group, and joining this group will ensure you receive notifications of them.  For more information click here.
Free to Members

There are five steps to becoming a member of the CPA.
  1. Read the Articles of Association
  2. Read the Association Rules of Membership
  3. Read the Data Policy Statement and Privacy Notice
  4. Read the Membership Terms and Conditions
  5. Complete the member application form below which will be sent to the CPA.
  6. The Board will review your application and confirm acceptance.

If you have any problems click here.

Membership Application Form: Contact Details
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