CDS Membership catergories

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Professional Membership

$125.00 incl GST

The Professional Membership is available to NKBA National Members who fulfil the prerequisite criteria below
  • NKBA currently underwrite subsidy CDS levy of $125.00 incl GST
Prerequisites
  • Education Level 4 or higher with related Industry Work experience of 4 continuous years or NKBA Award winners with 10 continuous years industry related work experience
  • Must be a current financial NKBA Member
  • Portfolio presented to CDS Board for approval (cost $50 + Gst)
CDS Professional Member Benefits
  • CDS membership website directory listing
  • Entitlement to utilise the CDS brand and credentials
  • Professional members have full voting rights
  • Opportunity to be nominated for a position on the CDS Board
  • Invitations to attend CDS Retreat, seminars and events
  • Membership includes entitlement to enter the CDS category of the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Awards, with the winners advancing to the TIDA Awards
  • Ongoing Professional Development for continued industry learning through membership (OPD Points)

Student Membership

$75.00 incl GST

The student membership rate applies if you are studying to be a kitchen or bathroom designer on an NKBA course and fulfil the prerequisite criteria below
  • First year of NKBA and CDS membership paid for by NKBA Sponsors Fund please apply to info@nkba.org.nz
Prerequisites
  • Currently studying Level 4 or higher in Kitchen or Bathroom Industry
  • Must be an NKBA Student Member
CDS Professional Member Benefits
  • CDS membership website directory in Associate / Student listing
  • Entitlement to utilise the CDS brand and credentials
  • Invitations to attend CDS Retreat, seminars and events
  • Student Membership includes entitlement to enter the Student category of the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Awards
  • No eligibility to enter the CDS category of the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Awards
  • Student members do not have voting rights
  • Not eligible for CDS Board nomination

Fellow Membership

The Fellow membership applies if you have been awarded the NKBA Life Membership Privileges
  • NKBA Life member is free
  • CDS Fellow membership is free
CDS Fellow Member Benefits
  • CDS membership website directory listing
  • Entitlement to utilise the CDS brand and credentials
  • Fellow members have full voting rights
  • Opportunity to be nominated for a position on the CDS Board
  • Invitations to attend CDS Retreat, seminars and events
  • Membership includes entitlement to enter the CDS category of the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Awards, with the winners advancing to the TIDA Awards

Associate Membership

Price details below

The Associate CDS Membership category is available in two options
  • Full NKBA National Member – CDS LEVY $75.00 INC GST
    A full NKBA designer National Member (excluding Link and Associate) is eligible for CDS Associate Membership. Levies to be paid to CDS and NKBA independently
  • Other NKBA Members – CDS LEVY $175.00 INC GST
    NKBA Link or Associate designer members are eligible for CDS Associate Membership. Levies to be paid to CDS and NKBA independently
Prerequisites
  • NKBA Associate Designer Member
  • NKBA Link Designer Member
  • Must be a current financial NKBA Member
CDS Professional Member Benefits
  • CDS membership website directory in Associate / Student listing
  • Entitlement to utilise the CDS brand, excluding using the CDS Credentials
  • Invitations to attend CDS Retreat, seminars and events
  • No eligibility to enter the CDS category of the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Awards
  • Associate members do not have voting rights
  • Not eligible for CDS Board nomination