Icon Accredited Membership

From £21.67 per month*

Becoming an Accredited Conservator-Restorer (ACR) demonstrates to clients, employers and peers that you have an in-depth knowledge of conservation, a high degree of competence, sound judgement and a deep understanding of the principles which underpin your practice, by showing you are proficient across Icon’s Professional Standards. You must be an Icon Pathway member to apply for your Accreditation - so make sure you get all the support you need to advance your career and work towards your goals.

Join the Pathway


Member benefits

As a Pathway member, you'll receive:

  • Our Iconnect e-bulletins - giving you all the latest events, sector news and initiatives straight to your inbox
  • Weekly Jobs bulletin featuring conservation vacancies across the UK
  • First dibs and discounted admission to all Icon events
  • Access to Icon's 20+ Groups. Take your pick from Stained Glass, Archaeology, Metals, Textiles, Book and Paper, Heritage Science, and many more. There's something for everyone!
  • A 1-to-1 Accredited mentor to assist you with your Pathway progress
  • A full suite of Pathway Support workshops and resources
  • Icon's quarterly Iconnect Magazine with colourful commentary on recent conservation projects, and how your colleagues across the sector are scaling complex and challenging approaches to their projects
  • Three issues a year of Journal of the Institute of Conservation - and online access to everything that has ever been published in this or its antecedent titles. That puts thousands of articles at your finger tips!
  • Discounts on British Standards relevant to conservation practice
  • Discounts on other conservation titles published by Routledge and CRC Press

And when you become Accredited, you'll receive all this plus:

  • A free listing on the Conservation Register
  • The chance to upgrade your listing, promote your practice and market your services on the Conservation Register
  • Exclusive access to Icon's annual ACR Conference

    * Based on payment for membership via monthly direct debit. Price varies depending on payment method and frequency.