The sector’s lead body for adventure activities
Safety Accreditation : Representation Guidance
What We Do
AAIAC, the Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee, is the sector’s lead body for safety in adventure activities. It is representative of a wide range of stakeholders from the UK adventure activities sector and is supported by the Institute for Outdoor Learning.
taking a coordinating role in safety accreditation of adventurous activity and managing, developing and growing Adventuremark.
being a single contact point for Government and other agencies in the areas of safety, risk management and good practice.
being a single point of contact for all stakeholders, sharing good practice, developing standards and guidance
AAIAC was restructured in 2015 to be accountable to the AAIAC Council, which meets annually to receive an annual report and to provide direction, guidance and support on its strategic plan.
The Council is the body of representative organisations who oversee the election of AAIAC members and its work plan. Current Council representation:
The above people are your way to influence the work of AAIAC through the member organisations.
The AAIAC Committee
The ten members of AAIAC are elected from all areas of the sector.
Elections for at least five places on AAIAC take place every three years.
The following members were appointed in 2015 and will be eligible to serve until 2021.
The following members were appointed in 2017 and will be eligible to serve until 2023.
The following members were appointed in 2018 and will be eligible to serve until 2024.
The following are currently Observer Members:
The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge and Adventuremark are non-statutory quality and safety badges respectively. Both are supported by the AAIAC. The route to accreditation document will help you decide which route to accreditation is most appropriate for you.
Approved Schemes and Accredited Providers
AAIAC Multi Activity Approved Schemes
AAIAC Activity Specific Approved Schemes
Resources and Guidance Documents
Resources for the Outdoor Sector