IRPM Membership

Reasons to Join IRPM

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.

Level Membership Level Designation Level Requirements
Joining Affiliate No designation 15 hours of CPD required per year.
2 Affiliate No designation Affiliates must have passed the Level 2 Foundation exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
3 Associate* AIRPM Associates must have passed the Level 3 Associate exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
4 Member* MIRPM Members must have passed the Level 4 Member exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
Fellow FIRPM By application. Potential candidates must be senior professionals and demonstrate a contribution to the development of the sector. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
Level Membership Level Designation Level Requirements
Joining Affiliate No designation 15 hours of CPD required per year.
2 Affiliate No designation Affiliates must have passed the Level 2 Foundation exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
4 Member* MIRPM Members must have passed the Level 4 Member exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
Fellow FIRPM By application. Potential candidates must be senior professionals and demonstrate a contribution to the development of the sector. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
Level Membership Level Designation Level Requirements
Joining Affiliate No designation 15 hours of CPD required per year.
2 Affiliate No designation Affiliates must have passed the Level 2 Foundation exam. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
4 Member* MIRPM Members must have passed the Professional Diploma in Property Factoring. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more
Fellow FIRPM By application. Potential candidates must be senior professionals and demonstrate a contribution to the development of the sector. 15 hours of CPD required per year. Read more

About the Diploma

The Professional Diploma in Property Factoring is designed for members working in Scotland for a factoring business, whether a private company, local authority or housing association. This is an online self-study course with a two-and-a-half hour written examination, available to sit twice a year. Upon successful completion of the diploma candidates are upgraded to Member status of The IRPM and are able to use the MIRPM designations.

*IRPM qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and levels are set by the national qualifications framework.

Membership fees

  • Affiliate - £97.00 (full year) / £48.50 (half year)
  • Associate - £154.00 (full year) / £77.00 (half year)
  • Member - £185.00 (full year) / £92.50 (half year)
  • Fellow  £199.00 (full year) / £99.50 (half year)

All new applicants will be required to pay an application fee of £87.00

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