Three membership levels (Corporate, Sole Trader and Affiliate) offer specific benefits tailored to different organisations, business types and their respective needs.

Corporate and Sole Trader members have access to free advisory support from a team of technical experts, plus a variety of options for accessing technical information and material as well as discounted SCI publications and training.

Corporate membership

Corporate membership is open to companies of any size; benefits of this membership category are available to all employees within a company. Key benefits include; free access to SCI's Advisory Service, access to our online technical information website Steelbiz (to both view and print), discount on all courses and most SCI publications and a free copy of new SCI publications (for each nominated member contact at a single office).

Sole Trader membership

Sole Trader membership is open to any individual, contractor or consultant, who requires support through SCI's member benefits. Key benefits in this category are as for corporate, however sole traders do not receive a free copy of new SCI publications.

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Individuals can be affiliates of SCI. They benefit from discounts on SCI publications and courses.

Members organisations include;

  • Academics
  • Architects
  • Component manufacturers
  • Consulting engineers
  • Government departments
  • Local Authorities
  • Research institutes
  • Software companies
  • Specialist contractors
  • Steel producers
  • Steelwork contractors