The A.I.S.M. provides the entry level into the Institute of Sport Management’s three tiered certification program. To be considered for admission as an Associate of the Institute of Sport you’ll need to have attained a prescribed level of competency as a result of work experiences and/or study and be employed in the sport & leisure industry or a relevant, associated industry recognised by the Institute of Sport Management.
To be eligible to obtain the A.I.S.M. certification, you must:
derive your principal income from employment in the sport & leisure industry or relevant associated industry, and
have been employed anywhere between one month and three years full time or one month and five years part-time in the sport & leisure industry or relevant associated industry, or
have attained a post secondary qualification in sport & leisure or relevant, associated industry.
As an Associate, Institute of Sport Management (A.I.S.M.) you will:
- be entitled to use the designation of A.I.S.M. post-nominals for the current year of financial membership;
- make a commitment to abide by the Institute of Sport Management Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct;
- undertake at least 60 hours of structured Continuing Professional Development per triennium;
- receive an Associate, Institute of Sport Management certificate suitable for framing, displaying your commitment to ethical practice and ongoing professional development;
- receive a distinctive Associate, Institute of Sport Management lapel pin;
- have access to information and the opportunity to participate in ISM events, conferences & networks including special member offers and discounts on professional development opportunities;
- attain an ISM certification as part of a global network of Sport Managers.
If accepted for admission the cost of A.IS.M. Membership is $AUD137 per annum.
Institute of Sport Management Membership is deemed to commence from the date of approval of the application and is subject to eligibility regulations including the applicant:
- agreeing to abide by a strict Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct;
- agreeing to undertake structured Continuing Professional Development each year, and
- attaining prescribed levels of competencies as a result of work experiences and/or study for the A.I.S.M. certification level.