Membership: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Resuscitation Council UK membership is open to all.

Associate membership is £20 a year.

Full membership is £25 a year.

Additionally, we give all Resuscitation Council UK course Instructors free Associate membership as a thanks for their hard work.

Your Associate membership is automatically applied for you when you become an Instructor.

You can view your membership status by logging into your LMS user profile page. To do so, log in and click on ‘home’, then ‘navigation’ and ‘my profile.’ Next, select ‘view profile.’ Under ‘Personal details’, there is a tab/heading called ‘Membership information’ and your membership details become visible by clicking on the small red arrow to expand the section.

If you’re an RCUK Instructor currently paying for Associate membership, your membership has automatically been switched to FREE membership and any direct debit in place has been cancelled.

Any Instructor who is currently a Full member will remain a Full member. We hope you value the additional benefits, such as the eligibility to vote at the AGM, the potential to serve on the Executive Committee, and discounted tickets for RCUK events that Full membership brings you but if you wish to downgrade or cancel your Full membership, please contact:

We accept payments by Direct Debit. If you pay by Direct Debit, you will automatically pay to renew your membership every twelve months.

You can also pay by credit or debit card, and manually renew your membership every twelve months.

Yes, you can upgrade your Associate membership to Full membership at any time. Please email us at or call us on 020 7388 4678 and we’ll be happy to help.

Full membership includes discounted entry to events such as the Annual Conference and are subject to availability.

If you are a Full member, you can request your discount code for a specific event by emailing prior to buying your tickets. You can then apply your discount code when selecting the ticket type on Eventbrite.

No – attendance at events is only available to the individual named on the membership.

To receive a discount on ERC membership you must be a current Full member. Please email us at and we will issue you with a discount code.

No, we don’t issue membership cards. You can view your membership details at any time by logging onto the LMS. Your membership number will also be displayed on any correspondence we send you.

No. A membership subscription does not entitle you to use the RCUK logo, and your membership should not be used to imply that you have received a Resuscitation Council UK accredited qualification.

If you wish to cancel your membership, you can do so by emailing us at or calling us on 020 7388 4678 and we will be happy to help.