• Affiliate
    The grade of Affiliate is open to anyone who has an interest in leadership and governance but may not be able to, or may not desire to, reach one of our higher grades. It also includes students who have enrolled on the Institute’s International Professional Programs. Student leaders in the various tertiary institutions also qualify for this grade. This grade has no post-nominal attached to it. Affiliate members are also put on the youth in leadership program of the institute.
  • Associate (ACILG)
    First Degree with 5 years of work experience
    Second Degree with 3 years of experience
    Chartered member of a different professional body with 3 years of work experience
  • Full Member (MCILG)
    First Degree with 8 years of work experience
    Second Degree with 5 years of work experience
    Chartered member of a different professional body with 5 years of work experience
  • Fellow (FCILG)
    First Degree with 15 years work experience
    Second Degree with 8 years of work experience
    Fellow member of a different professional body with 5 years of work experience
  • Honorary Fellow (HonFCILG):
    Honorary Fellows are likely to be people who have either led the development of thinking and/or practice in the field of leadership and Governance and / or have made a significant contribution to the development and reputation of the CILG. Honorary Fellows are appointed by the board on advice of council to the purely honorific category

Membership Upgrade

As you progress through your career, acquiring new skills, qualifications and experience, you will become eligible for higher grades of CILG membership. Upgrading membership recognizes the additional skills and experience you have acquired and provides employers evidence of your commitment to your career. If you have achieved higher qualification since you joined CILG, you may be eligible to upgrade your membership.