The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) is the professional body for property management professionals and provides nationally accredited qualifications, guidance on career pathways and resources to assist property managers within their roles. IRPM is dedicated to supporting, building, and setting the standards of the profession.
The property sector and customers need confidence in a profession that are able to manage and lead in technical and specialist disciplines – those of which are all embodied in the IRPM Qualifications.
Membership of your professional body (IRPM) will both validate and provide assurance about your professional competency.
Below you will find details on all of our membership levels. Expand the boxes on the right-hand side.
All new applicants join as an Affiliate and must complete their 15 Hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) yearly.
Affiliates agree to adhere to the Institute's Code of Professional Conduct and to pursue a career through the Institute. Affiliates carry no voting rights within the Institute.
Associate (AIRPM) status may be offered to existing Affiliates of the IRPM, former members wishing to re-join or new applicants who have:
Member (MIRPM) status may be offered to existing Affiliates or Associates of the IRPM, former members wishing to re-join or new applicants, who have:
Fellow (FIRPM) status is discretionary, awarded by the IRPM Board of Directors to Members with ten or more years' current, relevant experience in residential property management and who can specifically demonstrate that they have made a significant contribution to the development of the sector over and above that made to their own business or employer. The Board of Directors may also consider offering Fellowship to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the residential property management sector and whose membership will enhance the standing of the Institute.
Potential candidates will be required to complete a Fellows Application Form which can be downloaded here, please complete this form and send back to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants may be invited to attend an interview to determine their standing in this regard.
The Directors do not wish to be prescriptive about how Members demonstrate their eligibility for upgrade to Fellow. You may, however, find the following examples helpful in assessing your eligibility to meet the criteria:
The Board of Directors may also consider offering Fellowship to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the residential property management sector and whose membership will enhance the standing of the Institute.
All new applicants will be required to pay an application fee of £85.00.
The use of post-nominal letters (AIRPM, MIRPM, FIRPM) is only eligible to current members of the Institute of Residential Property Management.