Professional Indemnity Insurance


All ESSA accredited professionals are required to have appropriate professional indemnity insurance in place when practising. Please review ESSA Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy for details.

Professional Indemnity Insurance protects ESSA professionals against claims of negligence made against you by a client. Professional Indemnity Insurance does not cover inappropriate acts or intentional damage.

ESSA often receives questions from members about what they need to consider in regard to Professional Indemnity Insurance. The FAQ document below provides some information that may help you when considering your insurance needs. Please note that this document provides general information and is no substitute for professional, independent advice from an insurance provider/company or legal representative.

ESSA (the Association) understands the importance of ensuring that its members have the necessary professional indemnity insurance. It’s why the Association works with Guild Insurance to provide the necessary insurance cover at a discounted rate for members only.

Guild and ESSA work together to bring you tailored insurance solutions. For professional indemnity and business insurance contact Guild or apply online: Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists, Sports Scientists.

The insurance contract is an extremely important document. It will set out the amount of cover provided by the insurer and the circumstances under which a claim can be made by the insured party. If you are uncertain about the terms of an insurance contract, it is advisable to seek advice from your insurance provider.

Professional Indemnity Insurance FAQs  


Updated March 2022