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 sectors40

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.

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.

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.

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 MembershipQualifications and Experience
Professional Member (MSQI)Membership is open to a person who supports the objectives of the Institute and promotes or champions Quality 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 MemberMembership is open to a person who is currently on full-time studies in a University, Polytechnic, College, Technical Institute or equivalent Institution.

Membership Entrance (for new application only) and Subscription Fee

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

Individual MembershipEntrance Fee (One-Time Payment only)Annual Subscription Fee*Entrance + Subscription (1st year) (Incl. GST)*Entrance + Subscription (Two years) (Incl. GST)*Entrance + Subscription (Three years) (Incl. GST)
Professional MemberS$ 50.00S$ 50.00S$ 107.00S$ 149.80S$ 181.90
Associate MemberNilS$ 10.00S$ 10.70

*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 MembershipQualifications and Experience
Organisational MemberMembership is open to any organisation supporting the objectives of the Institute.

Membership Entrance (for new application only) and Subscription Fee

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

Organisation MembershipEntrance Fee (One-Time Payment only)Annual Subscription Fee*Entrance + Subscription (1st year) (Incl. GST)*Entrance + Subscription (Two years) (Incl. GST)*Entrance + Subscription (Three years) (Incl. GST)
Organisation <=100 EmployeesS$ 100.00S$ 200.00S$ 321.00S$ 535.00S$ 749.00
Organisation > 100 EmployeesS$ 200.00S$ 200.00S$ 428.00S$ 642.00S$ 856.00

*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