How do I become a member?

Your journey to becoming a better driver or rider and reaping the rewards of being an IAM member starts here. IAM membership is open to any driver or rider who passes our advanced test or qualifies by exemption.

  • Buy an advanced driver or rider course 
  • Join through exemption if you hold a recognised qualification
  • Check if your business driver training is accredited by us

Buy an IAM RoadSmart advanced driver or rider course

Our most popular route to membership, which provides a qualification for life.

Be recognised as one of the safest and most skilled drivers or riders on our roads.

In the expert hands of a local skilled mentor, you will develop advanced skills that enable you to pass our advanced test and become a full member of the IAM.

Choose your course here

Advanced Driver Course

Advanced Rider Course

Join through exemption if you hold a recognised qualification

The IAM recognises a wide range of professional and vocational advanced driving and riding qualifications, allowing you to become an IAM member without needing to take our advanced test. Simply pay an annual fee to access all the benefits and opportunities of membership.

To check if we recognise your qualifications and join us today, click here.

Occupational driver and rider training accreditation

IAM RoadSmart offers a wide range of targeted professional occupational driver training services and courses that enable company drivers and fleet managers to increase the skill and knowledge of their drivers and riders. These programmes can be tailored to any business and can lead to IAM membership if they include the relevant skills and training to reach the required standard.

We also offer an accreditation programme for organisations providing their own or third party training courses. These can be accredited by us and successful candidates can enjoy IAM membership by exemption.

Click here to find out more about our business courses and services.

Whichever route to IAM membership is right for you, you’ll discover a world of benefits, including:

All members also receive our RoadSmart 'members only' magazine which offers a guide to the benefits and enjoyment of being an IAM member. RoadSmart magazine will give you the opportunity to both read about our work as well as finding out how to get more involved with us. It is the perfect guide to enable you to get the most from your IAM membership once you have joined us.

This high quality publication will be automatically sent to you, by post, with a digital version also available.

We’d love you to join us so start your journey today. Come and be part of the IAM RoadSmart family.

Advanced courses

Book an advanced course and become a member.


Find out if we recognise your qualification.