Member types

Affiliate member

"I want information to improve my knowledge of HVAC&R, education and resources to develop my skills, and contacts to improve my business opportunities"

Affiliate membership is for anyone actively involved in HVAC&R or who may be new to the industry. It offers you access to an increased range of resources, information and contacts, and demonstrates your commitment to developing your skills as well as providing a range of benefits unique to members. You can easily upgrade at a later stage.

Affiliate members of AIRAH may use the post-nominal Affil.AIRAH.

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Member and Associate Member

"I am an experienced HVAC&R professional, keen to learn more and further develop my skills and career" 

Whether you are an Affiliate member or joining for the first time, to become an Associate Member or Member of AIRAH, you must show that you have some mix of qualifications, experience and responsibility as a HVAC&R practitioner, teacher or researcher.
Members of AIRAH may use the post-nominal M.AIRAH. Associate members of AIRAH may use the post-nominal Assoc.AIRAH.

The grading process will determine whether you will be recognised as an Associate Member or Member. 

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Student member

"I am currently in full-time study, or an apprentice, looking for HVAC&R material to help me with my studies"

Are you an apprentice or a full-time registered student studying for a certificate or diploma in air conditioning and refrigeration, or studying for a degree in engineering? If so, you qualify to become a student member of AIRAH. You can access a wealth of digital information and knowledge across a broad range of HVAC&R topics and receive access to the HVAC&R Nation Skills Workshops and the Ecolibrium journal archive to assist your research and learning. 

Student members of AIRAH may use the post-nominal Stud.AIRAH.

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"I have a wealth of experience and knowledge, which I would like to use to help shape the further development of the HVAC&R profession"

AIRAH Fellowship recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the HVAC&R industry as a practitioner, teacher or researcher. Applicants will normally have been members of AIRAH for at least 10 years or have an equivalent level of experience in a senior position. All applications for Fellowship are approved by the Board.

Fellows of AIRAH may use the post-nominal F.AIRAH.

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