Associate (leisure operations)
An individual who holds an endorsed technical qualification e.g. coach co-ordinator, fitness suite leader or swimming teaching co-ordinator and works in the sector. Associates are technical professional with management aspirations.
Evidence of a CIMSPA endorsed technical qualification plus CIMSPA Aspiring Management Qualification or equivalent. i.e. copy of certificate, letter from awarding organisation of headed paper.
Annual membership fee: £30 (inc VAT)
Recognition and status – being a member of the chartered institute demonstrates your professional expertise and experience in the sector.
- CIMSPA Academy – access to FREE recognised CPD eLearning
Record of professional development – through the ‘my page’ on the CIMSPA website, you can view your own professional development.
Digital “turning pages” access to S&PA Professional, the quarterly CIMSPA magazine, and access to the magazine archive.
Access to the CIMSPA online library and policy guidance collection.
CIMSPA member bulletin – a carefully curated selection of sector reports, guidance, useful resources and news, sent fortnightly.
S&PA Extra – the monthly digital newsletter counterpart to the CIMSPA magazine.
Access to the latest sector job vacancy information.
Networking - you will be part of the UK's network of sport and physical activity professionals, especially at the local level – our nations and regions events will help you engage with colleagues.
Access to discounted CIMSPA regional events – network with fellow professionals, learn and share best practice.
- Use of a specified CIMSPA logo on personal web pages / business card etc.
CIMSPA is adopting a policy of requiring most membership categories to undertake CPD per membership year. Find out more HERE