ACIA Membership Options
The Benefits of ACIA Membership
Continuing Education Discounts
ACIA/RCI Joint Members receive discounts on all functions promoted by our association. Government agencies and legislative bodies throughout the country are seeing the value of requiring Construction Inspectors of all disciplines to participate in continuing education. The construction industry is ever changing and, therefore, the qualifications of construction inspectors are also fluid. Our Association is dedicated to providing the kind of real life educational opportunities that has direct practical application. Learn it today and use it in the field tomorrow.
Nationally Accepted Testing and Registration Program
ACIA Members have access to one of the most advanced and respected Testing and Registration programs in the Nation. The ACIA Registered Construction Inspectors program is accepted by the U.S. Government and various State and Local Governments throughout the Nation. Continuing Education is required to maintain your registration. Although you do not have to be a member of the ACIA to participate in the Testing and Registration program, member discounts on ACIA workshops and seminars which qualify for continuing education credits makes a great value.
The Inspector magazine
ACIA Members receive two issues each year of the “The Inspector” magazine. This is a valuable publication written by and for the Professional Construction Inspector. Each issue is full of articles brimming with sage advice and experience from people in the industry, including discussions of code issues, liability problems, legislative concerns, small business advice and even small business computing. We welcome all ACIA members to submit articles for publication.
A Voice in the Industry
Join with your fellows and help make our profession a better place to work with better results for public safety. The construction inspection industry and code enforcement was created through the political process for the public good and it is within this arena that we can all have a voice in improving the status of our profession through a common political voice. Working together we can improve public opinion and awareness of issues that pertain to quality construction and public safety issues, be educating public officials and the general public on issues that directly effect public safety and financial loss in both manmade and natural disaster.
The ACIA Job Network
The ACIA Job Network is an email notification system that informs participants on job availability and required qualifications. Don’t miss another opportunity for that job or project you have been wishing for. As an ACIA member all you have to do is for the Job Network and you will receive prompt notification of projects or positions available.
ACIA Chapter Meetings
Sharing job site experiences, codes questions, job availability, and other issues with your peers at an ACIA monthly chapter meeting. Our industry is continually changing, in fact, the changes can almost be overwhelming as we all try to keep up with the newest information in the construction business. Networking is not simply a nineties buzz word, but can be a powerful tool when practiced within organizations like the ACIA.
These are just a few of the benefits you will experience when you join your peers in making our industry a better place to work and the world a better place and safer place to live. Contact a chapter near you for more information or contact the office at 626-797-ACIA (2242) or via e-mail at email@example.com.
ACIA Membership Options
ACIA membership is open to construction inspectors, certified code inspectors, architects, engineers, contractors and construction managers. Some of our members come from state agencies such as the California Division of the State Architect, Office of Emergency Services, Dept. of General Services and Cal Trans. Some have designed important public works projects and led distinguished careers; others are students who will become the next generation’s construction inspectors. All of our members are dedicated to improving the science and art of construction inspection.
There are several ACIA membership options. Those whose primary function is to inspect the work described in construction documents are encouraged to join as general members. Our professional membership is tailored to architects, engineers and similar professionals. We also offer associate, affiliate and student memberships. Annual membership dues include your membership in the local ACIA chapter and more. Select the membership that’s right for you below and join the ACIA today!
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Affiliate Members$100.00For a companies, agencies or groups whose primary function is to provide support to the ACIA organization.
Associate Member$100.00For individuals whose primary function is to provide support to the ACIA organization, excluding construction inspectors.
General/Registered Member$135.00General membership is for technically experienced individuals whose primary function is to inspect the work described in construction documents. Registered members also hold an RCI certification. Those who pass our examination process are automatically granted one year free membership in the ACIA, a $135 value.
Lifetime Gold Member$1,500.00Those who are ready to make a lifelong commitment to professional construction inspection are encouraged to become Lifetime Gold members.
Professional Member$200.00Professional members are inspectors of record, architects, engineers or other professionals in the construction industry who meet the requirements for general membership.
Retired Member$25.00Must be over 65 years of age and may be a retired member of any construction industry related occupation.
Student Member$25.00Must be a (3 or more units) student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a construction industry curriculum.