About Us

Established in 2018

A body established to support aquatic professionals across Southern Africa, standardize and implement training, certification and employment processes. a Non-Profit Company for aquatic professionals

To provide a body to support all aquatics professionals within Southern Africa. The IAP will be continuously striving to establish the highest standards of facilities, teaching and coaching within water activities and aquatic sport.

  • To provide education and expand knowledge in best practice methodology
  • To provide network opportunities within our professional fields
  • To provide transformation development and inclusion that is ongoing and dedicated
  • IAP registered facilities to be promoted within the industry
  • To create a platform to promote and voice advances, gains and development within aquatics
  • To improve the safety standards, child welfare, equality and diversity
  • To develop suitable and realistic insurance cover specific to our members needs
  • To provide access to legal and employment advice
  • To develop an employment posting network for members
  • To liaise with other international professional bodies within the industry
  • To promote the highest level of ethics and drug free participation
  • Professional recognition of your certification / qualification level within the industry
  • Engage with local and national authorities to regulate the industry skills and requirements

Become a member, Work together for a better aquatics future

We look forward to hearing from you.

The IAP Team

Mission

A body established to support aquatic professionals across Southern Africa, standardize and implement training, certification and employment processes. a Non-Profit Company for aquatic professionals

Vision

To provide a body to support all aquatics professionals within Southern Africa. The IAP will be continuously striving to establish the highest standards of facilities, teaching and coaching within water activities and aquatic sport.

Values

F.A.Q.

We get a lot of frequently asked questions from club members here at the Institute of Aquatic Professionals so we thought we’d put them together for you.

If you have a question about individual IAP Membership then see if you can find an answer below. If not contact the Membership Department on  email liaison@aquaticprofessionals.co.za

The IAP membership year runs from 1st January to 31st December

Only paid up members who have reached their 16th birthday shall be entitled to be heard and to vote on all matters. 

During Covid we have opened registration and membership for free, once things have settle check out out our services page as these will the costs.

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