Free support and magazine subscription

As a member of the IOS you will benefit from a range of free support. This includes benefits from CPDs to a Swimming Times magazine subscription.

FREE workplace-specific CPDs

As an IoS member, you can develop your skills and enhance your employability by accessing our exclusive, free CPD training on practical workplace-related topics.

This free support is designed to help top up your skill set and keep you up to date with fast-moving changes to your working environment and policies. You can access one free topic per quarter.

Content and topics are tailored to your needs as an aquatics teacher or coach. Subjects include health and safety, safeguarding, data protection and people skills.

You will have access to the full CPD series. Information on how to access each of them will be emailed to you together with your exclusive voucher code.

FREE subscription to Swimming Times magazine

You’ll also receive a free subscription to Swimming Times magazine. Packed with features, events, industry insight and a dedicated IoS members section, Swimming Times will keep you up to date with all that’s happening in the wonderful world of swimming.

Professional recognition of your qualification

You can display your status as an IoS member by using Designatory letters on your business cards and email sign-off. These are awarded based on your level of qualifications and recognises your dedication to the aquatics profession.

  • MIOS: Member of Institute of Swimming – if you’re Level 1 qualified
  • FIOS: Fellow of Institute of Swimming – if you’re Level 2 qualified or above