Membership

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INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANISATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

With an SQI membership you can gain professional recognition, access to knowledge and tools for improvement and change. Also, connect with like-minded people in your quest for excellence, which will improve your career prospects and everyday life.
With the support of SQI, your organisation will be able to protect and create value, and develop a culture of quality ownership to strengthen profitability, brand and reputation.

The activities of SQI are directed towards achieving improved productivity and profitability through the promotion of Quality Awareness and Quality Assurance. The targeted audience is the entire Quality community, those who are studying in tertiary institutions, preparing for work life and all the organisations in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Benefits of SQI membership include:

Education and Training
Opportunities to participate in various education programmes, seminars and conferences. These are mostly at discounted rates. These are held regularly to raise members’ quality awareness and increase competency in the areas of Quality Assurance and Reliability.

Training Programmes
SQI offers the following training courses to all our members as well as other quality professionals. These courses are designed to upgrade the skills and knowledge of the participants. The Certified Quality Manager, the Certified Reliability Engineer, the Certified Quality Engineer and the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt also prepares participants to take the Certified Quality Manager, the Certified Reliability Engineer, the Certified Quality Engineer and the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt examinations administered by ASQ.

Interest Group Discussions
Interest Group sessions are organized in the evenings to provide opportunities for members to learn, share knowledge and experience and to network with other participants and industries. These sessions are usually on measurements and standards such as ISO and are facilitated by the Industry Experts.

Evening Talks
SQI arranges evening talks, which are conducted by practicing Quality Managers, Consultants or Experts. These talks provide a forum for the dissemination of current practices and new techniques in the area of Quality Assurance. These talks also act as a catalyst for the cross fertilization of ideas amongst our members who are a wide representation of Quality professionals.

Education/Learning Visits
SQI also organises regular education/learning visits to companies of excellence like the Singapore Police Force (SPF), Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), which are Singapore Quality Awards winners. These visits provide members with the opportunity to learn about quality programmes in these organisations

Discount
Individual Members and staff of Organization Members who attend SQI courses and activities enjoy special discounts.

Publications
Free copies of the SQI Newsletter are issued regularly to members. This newsletter keeps track of the latest Quality related events in Singapore and provides an update on SQI’s training programmes, seminars and activities. An annual yearbook is also issued to members.

Social Activities
Members can participate in evening get-togethers, excursions and annual dinners at subsidised rates.

SQI Membership Entrance Requirement (Individual Membership)

Individual Membership Qualifications and Experience
Member (MSQI) Membership is open to a person with tertiary qualifications and in a responsible position involving quality related matters. A person with relevant experience or equivalent qualifications may also be considered by the Executive Council.
Associate Member Membership is open to a person who supports the objectives of the Institute and promotes or champions Quality but do not qualify for Professional Membership.
Student Member Membership is open to a person who is not a Professional or Associate Member and is currently on full or part-time studies in a University, Polytechnic, College, Technical Institute or equivalent Institution.

Membership Entrance and Subscription Fee(For New Application Only)
New members need to pay a one-time entrance fee and existing subscription fees upon approval of membership application.

1st Half of Financial Year (April to September)

Individual Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee Joined in 1st Half of FY *Entrance + Subscription (1st yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 2nd yr ) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 3rd yr) (Incl. GST)
Member(Professional) S$ 50 S$ 50 S$ 107 S$ 149.80 S$ 181.90
Associate Member S$ 35 S$ 35 S$ 74.90 S$ 101.65 S$ 128.40
Student Member Nil S$ 10 S$ 10.70 - -

2nd Half of Financial Year (October to March)(Minimum 1 1/2 Years)

Individual Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (1 1/2 yrs) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 2 1/2 yr ) (Incl. GST)
Member(Professional) S$ 50 S$ 70 S$ 128.40 S$ 165.85
Associate Member S$ 35 S$ 53 S$ 94.16 S$ 131.61
Student Member Nil S$ 20 S$ 21.40 -

*The Entrance Fee and the Subscription Fee is inclusive of 7% GST

Withdrawal of Membership

Any member who wishes to withdraw from membership may do so by sending a written notice of withdrawal to the Honorary Secretary. He/She is to pay immediately all outstanding sums, if any, owed by him/ her to the Institute

SQI Membership Entrance Requirement (Organizational Membership)

Organization Membership Qualifications and Experience
Organisational Member Membership is open to any organisation supporting the objectives of the Institute.

Membership Entrance and Subscription Fee ( For New Application Only )
The Institute’s financial year (FY) is 1 April of this year to 31 March of the following year.
1st Half of FY will be from 1 April to 30 September and 2nd Half of FY will be from 1 October of this year to 31 March of the following year.

New members need to pay a one-time entrance fee and existing subscription fees upon approval of membership application.

1st Half of Financial Year(April to September)

Organisation Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (Ist yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (2nd yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (3rd yr) (Incl. GST)
Organisation <=100 Employees S$ 100 S$ 200 S$ 321 S$ 535 S$ 749
Organisation > 100 Employees S$ 200 S$ 200 S$ 428 S$ 642 S$ 856

2nd Half of Financial Year(October to March)( Minimum 1 1/2 Years)

Organisation Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (1 1/2 yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (2 1/2 yr) (Incl. GST)
Organisation <=100 Employees S$ 100 S$ 300 S$ 428 S$ 642
Organisation > 100 Employees S$ 200 S$ 300 S$ 535 S$ 749

*The Entrance Fee and the Subscription Fee is inclusive of 7% GST

Withdrawal of Membership

Any member who wishes to withdraw from membership may do so by sending a written notice of withdrawal to the Honorary Secretary. He/She is to pay immediately all outstanding sums, if any, owed by him/ her to the Institute

+ BENEFITS

The activities of SQI are directed towards achieving improved productivity and profitability through the promotion of Quality Awareness and Quality Assurance. The targeted audience is the entire Quality community, those who are studying in tertiary institutions, preparing for work life and all the organisations in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Benefits of SQI membership include:

Education and Training
Opportunities to participate in various education programmes, seminars and conferences. These are mostly at discounted rates. These are held regularly to raise members’ quality awareness and increase competency in the areas of Quality Assurance and Reliability.

Training Programmes
SQI offers the following training courses to all our members as well as other quality professionals. These courses are designed to upgrade the skills and knowledge of the participants. The Certified Quality Manager, the Certified Reliability Engineer, the Certified Quality Engineer and the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt also prepares participants to take the Certified Quality Manager, the Certified Reliability Engineer, the Certified Quality Engineer and the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt examinations administered by ASQ.

Interest Group Discussions
Interest Group sessions are organized in the evenings to provide opportunities for members to learn, share knowledge and experience and to network with other participants and industries. These sessions are usually on measurements and standards such as ISO and are facilitated by the Industry Experts.

Evening Talks
SQI arranges evening talks, which are conducted by practicing Quality Managers, Consultants or Experts. These talks provide a forum for the dissemination of current practices and new techniques in the area of Quality Assurance. These talks also act as a catalyst for the cross fertilization of ideas amongst our members who are a wide representation of Quality professionals.

Education/Learning Visits
SQI also organises regular education/learning visits to companies of excellence like the Singapore Police Force (SPF), Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), which are Singapore Quality Awards winners. These visits provide members with the opportunity to learn about quality programmes in these organisations

Discount
Individual Members and staff of Organization Members who attend SQI courses and activities enjoy special discounts.

Publications
Free copies of the SQI Newsletter are issued regularly to members. This newsletter keeps track of the latest Quality related events in Singapore and provides an update on SQI’s training programmes, seminars and activities. An annual yearbook is also issued to members.

Social Activities
Members can participate in evening get-togethers, excursions and annual dinners at subsidised rates.

+ INDIVIDUALS

SQI Membership Entrance Requirement (Individual Membership)

Individual Membership Qualifications and Experience
Member (MSQI) Membership is open to a person with tertiary qualifications and in a responsible position involving quality related matters. A person with relevant experience or equivalent qualifications may also be considered by the Executive Council.
Associate Member Membership is open to a person who supports the objectives of the Institute and promotes or champions Quality but do not qualify for Professional Membership.
Student Member Membership is open to a person who is not a Professional or Associate Member and is currently on full or part-time studies in a University, Polytechnic, College, Technical Institute or equivalent Institution.

Membership Entrance and Subscription Fee(For New Application Only)
New members need to pay a one-time entrance fee and existing subscription fees upon approval of membership application.

1st Half of Financial Year (April to September)

Individual Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee Joined in 1st Half of FY *Entrance + Subscription (1st yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 2nd yr ) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 3rd yr) (Incl. GST)
Member(Professional) S$ 50 S$ 50 S$ 107 S$ 149.80 S$ 181.90
Associate Member S$ 35 S$ 35 S$ 74.90 S$ 101.65 S$ 128.40
Student Member Nil S$ 10 S$ 10.70 - -

2nd Half of Financial Year (October to March)(Minimum 1 1/2 Years)

Individual Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (1 1/2 yrs) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subsequent ( 2 1/2 yr ) (Incl. GST)
Member(Professional) S$ 50 S$ 70 S$ 128.40 S$ 165.85
Associate Member S$ 35 S$ 53 S$ 94.16 S$ 131.61
Student Member Nil S$ 20 S$ 21.40 -

*The Entrance Fee and the Subscription Fee is inclusive of 7% GST

Withdrawal of Membership

Any member who wishes to withdraw from membership may do so by sending a written notice of withdrawal to the Honorary Secretary. He/She is to pay immediately all outstanding sums, if any, owed by him/ her to the Institute

+ ORGANISATIONS

SQI Membership Entrance Requirement (Organizational Membership)

Organization Membership Qualifications and Experience
Organisational Member Membership is open to any organisation supporting the objectives of the Institute.

Membership Entrance and Subscription Fee ( For New Application Only )
The Institute’s financial year (FY) is 1 April of this year to 31 March of the following year.
1st Half of FY will be from 1 April to 30 September and 2nd Half of FY will be from 1 October of this year to 31 March of the following year.

New members need to pay a one-time entrance fee and existing subscription fees upon approval of membership application.

1st Half of Financial Year(April to September)

Organisation Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (Ist yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (2nd yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (3rd yr) (Incl. GST)
Organisation <=100 Employees S$ 100 S$ 200 S$ 321 S$ 535 S$ 749
Organisation > 100 Employees S$ 200 S$ 200 S$ 428 S$ 642 S$ 856

2nd Half of Financial Year(October to March)( Minimum 1 1/2 Years)

Organisation Membership Entrance Fee (One-Time Payment only) Annual Subscription Fee *Entrance + Subscription (1 1/2 yr) (Incl. GST) *Entrance + Subscription (2 1/2 yr) (Incl. GST)
Organisation <=100 Employees S$ 100 S$ 300 S$ 428 S$ 642
Organisation > 100 Employees S$ 200 S$ 300 S$ 535 S$ 749

*The Entrance Fee and the Subscription Fee is inclusive of 7% GST

Withdrawal of Membership

Any member who wishes to withdraw from membership may do so by sending a written notice of withdrawal to the Honorary Secretary. He/She is to pay immediately all outstanding sums, if any, owed by him/ her to the Institute