Benefits of Licensing

How will becoming a Licensed member body benefit you?

  • The Science Council will attract new members to join your professional body.
  • Many new members will be those with a potential of more than 20 years membership with you.
  • Registrants must adhere to our CPD competency to gain their professional registration therefore they will be likely to use what you have to offer.
  • You will save on administration costs as registration applications can be handled for you through our online system however you can also choose to handle applications yourselves.
  • Training for assessors to assess the competence of applicants is provided free by the Science Council.
  • You will be supported in maintaining and developing good practice by regular reviews by experts working on behalf of the Science Council .
  • The Science Council will provide you with support on effectively promoting registration, governance and your code of conduct.
  • You will be able to access the network and take part in license body specific learning groups on topics such as CPD.
  • You may nominate staff or members from your organisation to serve on the Registration Authority to help set the standards and carry out reviews.
  • The Science Council will help you raise your profile through promotion, for example, you will be listed on our Professional Bodies page and in the online application system.
  • Being a Licensed member of the Science Council supports you to raise and reinforce the standards of professionalism, depth and breadth of knowledge within your sector of science and science technology workforce.