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07 - Sustaining Membership

For multi-state and multi-national companies wanting greater control, support and benefits for their brand.


Professional Support*

  • One day of on-site consulting per financial year, with Certification Services Manager or Executive Officer.
  • Up to six hours per financial year of free off-site technical support with AINDT via direct contact with Certification Services Manager or Executive Officer.


  • Free company advertising in the Technical Experts Directory on the AINDT website (per applicable state).
  • One free (one month) job advertisement posting on AINDT website per financial year.
  • 50% discount on ALL website advertising.

Conferences & Seminars

  • Complimentary copies of conference papers, seminars & notes (as they occur).
  • Trade exhibition stand/booth discounts (AINDT events).


  • Pre-advice on new standards (by request).


  • Staff certificate control (conditions apply), certification expiration reports sent by AINDT to nominated representative.

Employee Individual Membership Discounts*

  • First 50 Individual memberships paid for by the company qualify for a 5% total discount.
  • If greater than 50, all employee Individual memberships paid for by the company, attract a 10% discount.


  • Access to sample test plates for staff training.
  • Use of AINDT logo for web/print (subject to Federal Executive approval).
  • Complimentary copy of the Federal Council meeting minutes sent to the nominated representatives.

Personal Assistance

  • Although all members receive support through the AINDT Federal Office and State Branches, Sustaining membership has been tailored with multi-state and multi-national business’ operators in mind.
  • The AINDT Federal Office is committed to helping Sustaining members make the most out of their memberships and best utilise the associated benefits, we understand your needs and are here to help.


PLUS Access to all Individual Member benefits for five (5) nominated representative including...

AINDT Publications 

  • Receive up to six (6) hard copy issues of the Industrial Eye Journal (official publication of the AINDT) for all members, featuring technical articles, Institute news, new products with coverage of the latest industry trends and events. 
  • Eligibility to contribute to journal, submit papers/articles.


  • Significant discounts on certification applications, renewals and re-certification fees.
  • Access to the AINDT Membership and Certification Portal (ability to view certifications, pending status of applications, personalised information, pay renewals and more).

State Branch Activities*

  • Networking and professional development opportunities with other AINDT members at State Branch technical and social activities.
  • Eligibility to take an active role in the running of local State Branch and on a national level within the Federal Council. 

Conferences & Seminars

  • Discounted registration fees for AINDT conferences, expositions and seminars.
  • Early announcements and information updates.

    Industry Information

    • Up to minute Industry standard updates.


    • Eligibility for AINDT service awards.
    • Eligibility for AINDT annual (exam) awards.

    Library & Bookshop*

    • Access to technical books and theoretical material available through AINDT bookshop. 
    • Access to the AINDT library located at the Federal Office (contains textbooks, journals and other educational and informative material).


    • Membership ID card

    FINANCIAL VALUE OF BENEFITS: $4,505 (approx)
    MEMBERSHIP JOINING FEE: $60 (including GST)
    COST OF MEMBERSHIP: $3,465 (including GST)

    * Terms and Conditions:

    State Branches: Branch Council positions are subject to election by the State Branch.
    Library & Bookshop: Bookings are required prior to access of the AINDT library, contact Federal Office. 
    Certification: Membership must be continuous since issue of certification on order for member discount rates to be applied to renewals/re-certification. 
    1. To be eligible for discounts on AINDT certification fees, candidates/certificate holders are required to be ordinary members of the AINDT when applying for certification. 
    2. To be eligible for discounts on AINDT Renewal and/or Re-Certification fees, candidates/certificate holders are required to have held continuous AINDT ordinary membership for the previous 5 years without interruption.
    Awards: AINDT service awards are subject to the following conditions: 
    1. Must have sat the exam and gained Certification  in the required year.
    2. Cannot be a re-sit.
    3. Must have been an ordinary AINDT member when the exam was sat.
    4. Must be a current ordinary member.