Benefits of Being a Professional:

  • Membership in a credible, recognized profession with clear entrance standards
  • Professional In-Training Program
  • Continuing Competence/Professional Development Opportunities
  • Clear, recognized practice areas
  • Practice standards identifying required knowledge, skills and performance requirements
  • Professional signoff recognized for key government programs
  • Consultation on Professional Conduct
  • Networking and peer professional support
  • Educational Opportunities through professional workshops
  • Basic legal support and dispute resolution advice
  • Employer links to career opportunities
  • Biweekly institute news articles about jobs, courses, and government and industry activities
  • Fair, equitable and publicly accessible complaint management process
  • Labor mobility to other institutes across Canada
Members of the AIA have additional support available to them: