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GUILD MEMBERSHIP

Guild members are known throughout the world as being The Best of the Best because they know what they are doing and can always be relied on to deliver what is required.

To become a member of the GBCT you need to be a technician who is technically and craft trained properly - with a good eye for the aesthetic! There are very few rules on how to become a member, but there is a tough selection process prior to anyone being invited to join.

To apply, complete an application form, get 4 members you have worked with regularly or for a long period of time to provide references, attach a copy of your full CV and send it into the office either by post or email. Once checked, the application is vetted by a specially convened Membership Committee made up of at least one Board Member and members who are in the same grade as an applicant. After the Membership Committee has made its decision, the application is passed onto the Board who discuss and approve (or provide reasons why approval has been postponed). The successful applicant is then invited to join the Guild

There are 6 different categories for Guild Membership:

FULL
This category is specifically for current practitioners living in the UK and Eire

OVERSEAS MEMBERSHIP
This category is open to British technicians resident outside the UK, or non-British technicians who work regularly in the UK

ASSOCIATES
Associate Members are individuals closely affiliated to the GBCT and its activities

TRAINEES
Membership services and facilities is provided to Guild Trainees for the duration of their time as trainees

RETIRED MEMBERS
This section is only available to existing Guild Members

HONORARY
Honorary Membership is awarded to certain individuals who have been instrumental in helping to support the Guild in some form or other and/or by enhancing its standing within the industry

 

DOWNLOAD THE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM HERE

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