Which membership is right for me?
There are eight options of membership, which one suits your circumstances:
Assistant Greenkeeper: This is the entry level for all those starting out on their journey to become a greenkeeper, although experienced greenkeepers can enter directly as a Full Member. The cost is dependent on age. Progression to Full Member status can be achieved on completion of an NVQ/SVQ Level 2 or higher.
Annual fee: Aged 21 and over (2A) £80; aged 20 and under (2B) £30
Full Member: Experienced greenkeepers with level NVQ/SVQ Level 2 or higher or who have been greenkeeping for three years or more can enter directly as a Full Member. Cost is dependent on position.
Annual fee: Head Greenkeeper/Course Manager (1A) £180. All other levels of greenkeeping qualified (1B) £110
International: Any greenkeeper/Superintendent working outside of the UK.
Annual fee: £120
Student: Applicable to individuals who are in full-time study related to the field of turf management.
Annual fee: £30
Retired: Members, on retirement, and with 10 years continuous membership of BIGGA, may apply to transfer to the category of Retired member. Please contact the Membership Department for information.
Life: Life membership may be awarded at the discretion of the Board of Management to any Full Member whose contribution to the Association or Profession has merited such recognition.
Affiliate: Any person who is industry connected and does not come within the provisions of the above, for further information please contact the membership team on 01347 833800
Annual fee: £120
How to Pay
Online by debit/credit card or by direct debit by 1 or 10 instalments (NB if choosing 10 instalment option a £5 admin fee will be added)
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Using Membership Form by sending a cheque payable to BIGGA Limited; completing and sending a direct debit mandate form and indicating the 1 or 10 option, download form below
By Bank Transfer to Barclays Bank account number: 23657795; sort code 20 99 56, please include membership number as ID
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