Instructors, teachers, leaders, managers and educators from across all fields (or lake, mountain, sea or forest) in outdoor learning are represented and professionally supported by IOL. Nearly 1000 people have achieved accreditation with IOL since 2005 and been recognised for their depth of experience and professional attitude and approach.
- Professional Recognition distinguishes a level of education and experience working in any area of outdoor learning.
- IOL Accreditation Awards recognise the values, understanding and leadership approach of reflective practitioners.
Our individual members include outdoor instructors, youth workers, development trainers, field studies officers, teachers, lecturers, outdoor educators, coaches, students, environmental officers, expedition leaders, volunteers, therapists, centre managers, college and university lecturers and business leaders. Hear some of our members’ career stories