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Institute of Meat Application Form

There are currently five types of membership of the Institute of Meat:

Apprentice App.Inst.M – IoM fully endorse the Level 2 Butchery Apprentice Standard. In recognition of this, for the first time, we are offering a new apprentice grade membership upon purchase of the FDQ Butchery Standard Logbook.
Find out how to order your logbook and receive automatic IoM membership here.

Member M.Inst.M – for applicants with jobs in or associated with the meat industry

Graduate G.M.Inst.M – for applicants with meat industry qualifications

Master Butcher MB.Inst.M – for members who have attained the Institute of Meat Accredited Master Butcher qualification

Fellow F.Inst.M – awarded by the Institute of Meat for service to the meat industry. Applicants can not apply for this category of membership. It is awarded at the discretion of the applications committee

Please provide the following details in order that we can review your application. Thank you.


Annual membership of the Institute of Meat is £60.00 a year. Your application will be considered at the next Executive Committee Meeting and you will be notified shortly afterwards if you have been successful and which category you have been awarded.

On approval of membership, members receive a signed and embossed certificate. Members are also entitled to use the appropriate letters after their name on business cards/letterheads and other stationery. For example – Mr A. N. Other –
M Inst M

Thank you for your application and interest in the Institute.