Become a Pathway member

Become a Pathway member

The Pathway membership category is open to all new and existing members of Icon. If you're a practicing conservator who is working towards accreditation now or in the future, then you should consider joining the Pathway. 


In order to become a Pathway member you must be able to provide either:

A copy of your formal qualification in conservation.
A copy of your CV demonstrating at least five years professional practice as a conservator.

Please attach your evidence to your application form.


You can apply to become a Pathway member at any time of the year: 

At renewals
Existing members of Icon can apply to become a Pathway member at renewals, please select 'Pathway membership' from the 'Category' drop down list and attach

During the year
If you have already renewed your Icon membership you can still upgrade your membership at any time throughout the year. The difference in fees between 'Pathway' and 'Assocaite' is £30.

Please email one of the above forms of evidence to [email protected] and process your upgrade fee by either:

  • Adding it to your existing Direct Debit mandate. Please email [email protected]
  • Paying via PayPal or with any credit/debit card when checking out as a guest:
  • Paying via cheque - made payable to the 'Institute of Conservation' and posted to our office address.

New members
New members can simply join by selecting 'Pathway' membership and completing the application form.