Membership Back

ADMISSION; TO BE BY APPLICATION TO THE MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY SUPPORTED BY ONE OTHER MEMBER OF THE GUILD

If any question shall arise as whether an applicant is eligible the decision of the National Council shall be binding on the  applicant and conclusive.

Any person wishing to become an Apprentice /Trainee Member   shall sign an application in the prescribed form, which must also be signed by one full member and transmit such forms to the Membership Secretary, via the Section Secretary as the case may  be, and,
upon being elected shall thereupon become a  member of  the Guild.

Every person shall on becoming an Apprentice /Trainee member forthwith become liable to pay to the Guild the current subscription, as decided by the National Council from time to time, and on each succeeding year of continuing membership shall pay to the Guild on the 1st January in  each year  the required amount.

If election to the Guild took place after the 30th June in any year the first subscription shall be half the current  subscription, and if election takes place after the 1st October  in any year the first subscription  shall become due on 1st January of the following year.

To qualify for Apprentice / Trainee Membership  of the Guild  an applicant must provide suitable evidence  of  previous work  experience.

Any person wishing to become a Journeyman Member shall  sign an application on the prescribed form and  transmit such form to the Membership Secretary, or via the Section Secretary as the case may be, and, upon being elected to Journeyman Membership shall thereupon become a member of the Guild.

A Journeyman Member shall be entitled to use the   designation  of M.G.B.

To qualify for Journeyman Membership an applicant must   have trained in the craft of bricklaying and have worked as a journeyman and satisfy one of the following conditions:-

Possess the Craft Certificate of the City and Guilds  of    London Institute or equivalent Certificate issued by the Regional Examining Unions or the NVQ Level II

Be over 30 years of age,  having had experience in the trade in a supervisory capacity and proposed and  seconded by one full member.

FORM OF APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP