Individuals seeking Candidate membership must first have their qualifications assessed by the Institute of Aquatic Professionals (IAP), prior to admission to Candidate membership to the IAP.

The IAP is now the first stop for applicants for Candidate membership. Only once an applicant has been assessed by the IAP and recommended for admission can they be admitted to Candidate membership.

Affiliate Membership is for practitioners who have prior knowledge and experience and can demonstrate Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Applicants who have completed a prior qualification that has been formally assessed and certified by an educational institution e.g. University/University College, recognised education/training provider or professional body.

Applicant also need prior learning gained through at least one year of relevant work experience. 

As a long standing and loyal member to the IAP, we invite you to enjoy the benefits of being with us for more than 5 years.

The IAP’s prestige membership will enjoy access to the comprehensive and exclusive suite of benefits we have on offer.

With this membership you will have access to the IAP’s events, subsidised, and share with them your knowledge gained from a wealth of experience and who could become valuable contacts for the immediate and long-term future.

Eligibility Criteria

Must have attended at least one event or initiative per year

Affiliate member for a minimum of 5 years consecutively

At least 10 years experience as a governing body member, executive manager, company secretary, partner, associate or senior manager, senior tertiary academic personnel

We focus on the safe maintenance of swimming pools, spas and other water features.

As well as safeguarding the public, having appropriately trained and competent staff protects your reputation and could be vital should you ever be held to account.

IAP Approved means that your facilities Technical Operator training is of the highest standard and are widely viewed as best practice.

Alongside enjoyment, water brings risks.

Why the Institute of Aquatics?

Our world is water, and we ensure that quality, value and convenience are at the heart of our training courses.

We are approved training providers and as an aquatic specialist, our experience sets us apart from other course providers.

We offer cost certainty. Our courses will always be competitively priced.

Convenience: Depending on numbers, we can deliver training at your own facility and offer an online learning options.

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