This page is an extract from the Guidance Handbook (available on the members’ area of the site). It outlines some of the advantages of gaining IEDP accreditation.

These are some of the benefits of IEDP accreditation:

  • Improve your prospects and employability
  • Gain peer recognition as an equality and diversity professional
  • Improve your organisational development and change skills to help your organisation diversify its market and customer base
  • Strengthen your bids for public contracts and grants
  • Improve your confidence and competence
  • Be part of a recognised and regulated profession
  • Produce tangible evidence of equality good practice
  • Assessment of prior learning and experience

In addition at Professional Certification level:

  • Receive a certificate of accreditation

and at Professional Registration level

  • Receive a certificate of accreditation as a Registered member of the Institute
  • Inclusion in the list of Registered Members on the Institute website. (Click here for the current list of IEDP Registered Members)
  • Entitlement to use the post-nominal IEDPR
  • Become a mentor for future applicants

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