There are five membership categories, with three of these being different levels of Professional Membership. All Members must refer to the Society Rules, and Professional Members must also abide a Code of Conduct. It is a requirement for Certified Professional Members to hold appropriate Professional Indemnity, Statutory Liability and Public Liability insurances, and this is recommended for Associate and Technical Professional Members.

If you wish to discuss Membership options, please contact the Administrator: admin@hfesnz.org.nz, or for Professional Membership enquiries make contact with Leanne Hunter: profmember@hfesnz.org.nz. Please note that as HFESNZ is not GST registered, no GST will be collected.

 

Certified Professional Member

For those who in addition to the education and supervised training requirements of Associate Members have also completed two full time years of professional practise, at least one year of which has been in New Zealand. Certified Professional Members must abide a Code of Conduct, and a Complaints and Disciplinary process applies. Certified Professional Members must carry Professional Indemnity, Statutory and Public Liability insurances sufficient to cover the nature of their duties. Use the General Member Application Form, (for people who aren’t members of the society, use the 'Sign up to site' or 'Become a Member' button below) and contact the Administrator to request the Certified Professional Member Application Package. 

Certified Professional Members may refer to themselves as either an Ergonomist or Human Factors Professional, using the title: Certified NZ Human Factors and Ergonomics Professional or Certified NZ Ergonomist or Certified NZ Human Factors Professional, and the post-nominal CNZHFE. 

Application Fee $75, Annual Membership Fee $250.

 

Associate Professional Member

For those with at least 3 years of academic formation in any field, at least one year of which is in Human Factors/Ergonomics, and one full time year of supervised practice in Human Factors/Ergonomics. Associate Professional Members must abide a Code of Conduct, and a Complaints and Disciplinary Process applies to these members.  Use the General Member Application Form, (for people who aren’t members of the society, use the 'Sign up to site' or 'Become a Member' button below) and contact the Administrator to request the Associate Professional Member Application Package.

Associate Professional Members may refer to theselves as either an Ergonomist or Human Factors Professional, using the title: Associate NZ Human Factors and Ergonomics Professional or Associate NZ Ergonomist or Associate NZ Human Factors Professional, and the post-nominal AssocNZHFE. 

Application fee $75, Annual Membership Fee $150.

 

Technical Professional Member

Technical Professional Members must carry out Human Factors/Ergonomics as a significant part of their work (though they may not call it that), and must have done a number of significant HFE projects over recent years. They must have detailed knowledge of at least one topic, and some knowledge of another from: anatomy and physiology, the work environment, people and systems, psychology, and methods and tools, and be working with a 'systems' approach. Technical Professional Members must abide a Code of Conduct, and a Complaints and Disciplinary Process applies.  Use the General Member Application Form, (for people who aren’t members of the society, use the 'Sign up to site' or 'Become a Member' button below) and contact the Administrator to request the Technical Professional Member Application Package.

Technical Professional Members may refer to themselves as either an Ergonomist or Human Factors Professional, using the title: Technical NZ Human Factors and Ergonomics Professional or Technical NZ Ergonomist or Technical NZ Human Factors Professional, and the post-nominal TechNZHFE.

Application fee $75, Annual Membership Fee $150.

 

General Member

General Membership is for anyone with an interest in human factors/ergonomics.  This includes early career human factors professionals/ergonomists not yet able to become a Professional Member or who are in the process of applying for Professional Membership. Use the General Member Application Form to join.  For people who aren’t members of the society, use the 'Sign up to site' or 'Become a Member' button below.

Annual Membership Fee $100. 

 

Student Member

Student Members are full time students with an interest in human factors/ergonomics. Part time students whom are earning would be expected to join as General Members - we keep this student fee low to support and encourage student participation in the society but ask those that are earning to support the work of the society by paying the General Membership fee. Use the General Member Application Form to join, checking the 'I'm a student' box.  For people who aren’t members of the society, use the 'Sign up to site' or 'Become a Member' button below.  

Annual Membership Fee $50.

 


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