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Membership Options

Benefits of Membership

Membership Options for Everyone

Membership of the Institute demonstrates professionalism and integrity in outdoor learning. It shows that you or your organisation are not just technically proficient and safe, but that you take the learning you deliver seriously and strive to be the best you can be.

You support, develop, guide and influence others as they learn in the outdoors. We provide the guidance, professional standards, representation and community to support what you do.

Individual Members

Open to all who share an interest in or desire to support outdoor learning and agree to follow the IOL Code of Conduct.

IOL For Individual Members

Community Belong to a network of outdoor instructors, teachers or leaders.
Professional Delevopment Professional recognition.
Professional Delevopment Stay up to date - newsletters, Horizons magazine and discounts for CPD events.
Guidance Free confidential legal and health and safety advice.
Guidance Professional practice and professional discussion groups.
Voice Give IOL support to champion outdoor learning.

Organisation Members

For providers, organisations and businesses who support the IOL vision and follow the IOL Code of Conduct.




IOL For Organisation Members

Voice Give IOL support to represent and champion outdoor learning.
IOL Place free job adverts.
IOL Place free event listings and get your CPD or training course accredited.
Community Connect with leaders of other organisations and stay up to date.
Professional Development Resources and CPD events that help your team develop.


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