Classes of members

Membership Class

Notes

Award at the Discretion of ISCO Council

HONORARY FELLOW

Only awarded at the Discretion of the Executive Committee to those persons who have had a very significant role in advancing the interests of the Spill Response Community. Entitled to use the letters Hon.FISCO after their names as recognition of achievement. Non Fee paying 

Classes of Professional Membership for Individuals

FELLOW

Only awarded at the Discretion of the Executive Committee to those persons who have had a very significant role in advancing the interests of the Spill Response Community. Entitled to use the letters Hon.FISCO after their names as recognition of achievement. Non Fee paying 

MEMBER

Category of professional membership for experienced individuals who have met required qualification criteria, likely to be at an experienced supervisory level or above. Entitled to use the letters MISCO after their names to indicate achievement of professional recognition at this level. Fee paying. 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Class of individual membership for experienced individuals have met required qualification criteria. Candidates are likely to be professionals involved in the spill response community as experienced operators, charge hands, etc., interested in following a career within the spill response community. Entitled to use the letters AMISCO after their names to indicate achievement of professional recognition at this level. Fee paying. 

STUDENT MEMBER

Class of membership for apprentices, students, trainees as first step in their career development process. Membership is free for duration of training or apprenticeship. 

Class of Membership for Individuals who are not Professional Members

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER

This class of membership is available to individuals who support the aims of ISCO and wish to receive the weekly ISCO Newsletter but do not wish to have or to seek Professional Membership. Fee paying. 

Classes of Membership for Companies and Organisations with involvement in Spill Response

CORPORATE MEMBER

This class of membership is open to companies involved in the infrastructure of Spill Response – for example, Manufacturers of equipment and materials, Response Contractors, Consultancies, Training Providers, etc. Fee paying. 

INDUSTRY PARTNER

Class of membership available to international, regional and national organisations, universities and other academic institutions, governmental departments and agencies, research establishments and other entities including companies who have only a peripheral interest in spill control. Fee paying except where ISCO and the proposed Industry Partner both agree to formalising a relationship that is beneficial to both parties. 

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