Benefits Of IoS Membership

Comprehensive insurance cover

Including £20 million worth of civil (public) liability, personal accident and loss of income, with the added benefit of legal expenses insurance cover. The IoS are proud to be able to offer an unrivalled level of insurance cover, one of the highest provided by a sporting governing body in the whole of the UK. You will have received your insurance certificate along with your confirmation letter. 

Free legal representation and legal expenses insurance cover.

Unlimited access to professional advice on employment issues

Whether you need professional representation in connection with a dispute with an employer, or simply some reassuring advice at the end of a phone, you can access this service as many times as you need it. If you would like to use this service then please contact the office via the details below.

National recognition of your qualifications by employers

Members are entitled to use the following designatory letters after your name. These are the hallmark of the qualified swimming teacher or coach which will give proof of your credibility to employers and help gain advancement in your career.

MIOS : Member of Institute of Swimming

Level 1 qualified.

FIOS : Fellow of Institute of Swimming                 

Level 2 or above qualified.

Personalised membership card                                

proof of your credibility to employers.

Annual subscription to Swimming Times  (RRP £26).

Free online CPD's 

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