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07 - Sustaining Membership


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 Indivual 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


AINDT Publications

  • Up to six issues of the NDT Australia Journal (official journal of the AINDT), featuring technical articles, Institute news, new products with coverage of the latest industry trends and events
  • Eligibility to contribute to journal, submit papers/articles

State Branches*

  • 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

Library & Bookshop*

  • Discounted 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)**

Conferences & Seminars

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


  • Significant discounts on certification applications and renewal fees
  • Eligibility for AINDT annual (exam) awards


  • Industry standard updates


  • Eligibility for AINDT service awards


  • Membership ID card
  • Access to the AINDT smart phone web application (ability to view certifications, pending status of applications, personalised information, contact portal and more)

COST OF MEMBERSHIP: $2500 (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 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