Benefits of Membership
- The CAPC online directory is a source for new clients seeking private sector conservators.
- CAPC accreditation is a requirement for some institutional positions and for bidding on large-scale government tenders.
- Museums and related institutions are more likely to refer potential clients to accredited conservators.
- CAPC accreditation assures clients that high standards of practice are maintained within the profession and helps to protect cultural property from unqualified interventions.
- CAPC Membership dues are tax deductible.
- Accreditation confers recognized professional status to conservators and conservation scientists in both private and institutional practice.
- Accreditation gives conservators with diverse forms of training a recognized professional standing.
- Accreditation offers a sense of pride and achievement gained from peer recognition of one’s professional abilities.
- Accreditation raises the profile and the credibility of the profession and fosters a deeper commitment to the development of conservation in Canada.
- Accreditation status is recognized by the Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property.