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Membership Types & Fees

We offer a range of membership types to suit both individuals and groups, students and professionals, those with career specific qualifications and those with a broader interest in the sector. 

Fellow

Fellow membership is for a professional member who has met a set of criteria that renders leadership within careers and the Association. 

  • The Fellow application form. Please email to info@cdanz.org.nz
  • Fee: $220.00+GST Fellow Annual Subscription (Total $253.00 incl GST) An invoice will be emailed.

Professional

Professional membership is 'full' membership for experienced practitioners who hold a Level 6 career specific qualification and have worked in the industry for 3 of the last 5 years, and who wish to be recognised at this level of expertise.

To ensure the smooth processing of your application, please note that we require the following forms to be completed and supplied. Please email documents to info@cdanz.org.nz. On receipt of your application an invoice will be emailed to you.

  • Professional application form (Professional application form Word 2003)
  • Professional Development Annual Record
  • A Curriculum Vitae containing details of your relevant Career Practice and your employment history including dates - Click here for guidelines
  • Two written references, which are to be sent directly to CDANZ - Click here for Guidelines & Referee Form
  • A verified scanned copy of your Careers Specific qualification. (Professional Membership only). Please note: This qualification must be, at a minimum, a level 6 qualification. Click here for a list of current qualifications which meet CDANZ criteria. (For qualifications not listed, please contact CDANZ before you submit your application to check that it meets the criteria.)

    *Note: A verified copy is where you photocopy the original qualification and take the original and the copy to a JP or a lawyer for the copy to be certified as a true copy. Please email the scanned copy with the JP or lawyer signature. Keep the original on file for possible later verification.

  • Fee: $220.00+GST Professional Annual Subscription & (if not upgrading) $100.00 +GST Administration Joining Fee (Total $368.00 incl GST)

  • Process for Upgrade from Associate to Professional Level Membership (pdf)

Associate

Associate membership is for those who are currently working in the industry and have been working in the industry for at least 1 year in the last 3 years. They may or may not have a tertiary level qualification and may have commenced study towards a recognised career specific qualification NZQA Level 6 or above.

To ensure the smooth processing of your application, please note that we require the following forms to be completed and supplied. Please email documents to info@cdanz.org.nz. On receipt of your application an invoice will be emailed to you.

Student

Student membership is for those currently studying a nationally recognised career development qualification (please see the list of career specific qualifications) , and will give full access to PD opportunities and CDANZ publications. This membership is only available whilst studying, but a 50% discount on the following year's fee is offered to student members on completion of their studies to become an Associate or Professional member.

  • Student Application form Please email form and a document that confirms study to info@cdanz.org.nz. On receipt of your application an invoice will be emailed to you.
  • Fee: $55.00+GST (No Administration Fee) Total $63.25 incl GST
  • A document that confirms study for a career development qualification eg fees receipt, letter from tutor etc.

Subscriber

Joining as a Subscriber allows those interested in learning about the industry to particpate in events and receive updates, however this level of membership does not have post nominal membership letters, does not give full voting rights nor the ability to sit on the Branch Committee. .

  • Subscriber application form Please email form to info@cdanz.org.nz. On receipt of your application an invoice will be emailed to you.
  • Fee: $85.00+GST Annual Subscription (No Administration Joining Fee) Total $97.75 incl GST. 

Corporate/Organisational

Corporate/Organisational membership options are a great way to align your organisation with CDANZ vision for professional career development for all New Zealanders. A corporate membership will also connect your people with research, events and peers in the careers field. 

 

Options may also be tailored for specific groups. If you would like to learn more or discuss other ways you can align your organisation with CDANZ please contact CDANZ National Development Manager on 021 222 5682 / ndm@cdanz.org.nz.