GAIA welcomes anyone who wishes to begin the process of becoming a game angling/fly fishing instructor/coach by offering a proven and effective pathway to achieve your goals.
The GAIC award is the entry level for Membership of GAIA. The benefits of membership are;
Insurance – a specific sports coaching third party insurance ( available on successful achievement of qualifications ).
Access to the website and its associated forum.
Continual Personal & Professional (CPPD) events.
A professional support structure both social and technical.
An international recognition of the GAIA awards.
Coach membership to the Salmon & Trout Conservation Association – this is not mandatory and you may choose not to subscribe and obtain a reduced GAIA membership fee.
Discount schemes from game-angling manufacturers.