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IOC Membership

The Institute of Carpenters (IOC), aims to promote excellence in the use of wood and exists to support members who aspire to the highest standards of workmanship and professional conduct. 

Membership is not restricted to carpenters - we also welcome formwork carpenters, furniture & cabinet makers, boat builders (woodworking skills), joiners, shopfitters, heavy structural post & beam carpenters, wheelwrights, wood carvers & wood turners. 

Please click here to find out more about membership.

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If you have any queries about accessing the members' area, please contact Head Office on 0844 879 7696.



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New IOC membership benefits
Read on to find out more about the additional benefits you'll get for your membership to the Institute in 2014.

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New website coming soon!
Our new website is currently in development and will be launched in the next couple of months.

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IOC website useage
We use small files known as 'cookies' to enhance your experience of the IOC website. Using our website means you are ok with this. You can change your internet settings at any time to stop this but it may affect how our website works for you.

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IOC Corporate Membership Scheme
The prestige and public recognition of belonging to a highly respected organisation is now open to companies as well as individual members. We work to enhance and promote the status of a profession and craft which is proud of both its traditional heritage

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The Institute of Carpenters is an affiliate of The Worshipful Company of Carpenters.

The Institute of Carpenters is registered in England & Wales No 76125. Registered Office: 32 High Street, Wendover, Bucks, HP22 6EA
Tel: 0844 879 7696 Fax: 01296 620981 Email:

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