Vocal Health Education Memberships

Become part of a global community

For everyone who has already qualified as a Vocal Health First Aider. Become part of a global community within this professional body. Gain ongoing access to the material at your level of education with monthly renewal.
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For the first time in the UK, gain access to specialist insurance to undertake vocal health, habilitation and rehabilitation work

AMVHE

Accredited Member

£11

per month
Total w/ insurance £19pm

For qualified Vocal Health First Aiders

Apply nowApply with insurance

Insurance

Coaching Cover
For an additional £8 per month, be insured to undertake singing teaching / voice coaching internationally (excluding Canada & the USA).

Practitioner Protection

Be protected to undertake work as a Vocal Health First Aider operating within the scope of practice, to the sum of:

  • Public Liability £5,000,000
  • Medical Malpractice £5,000,000
  • Legal Expenses £100,000
  • Business Possessions £5,000

This is a separate, yearly purchase through BGi.UK, our specialist medical malpractice insurance partner.

Benefits:

  • Vocal Health First Aid Films
    Ongoing access to the 10 hours of Vocal Health First Aid content – usually £5 per month.
  • Membership Listing
    Listing on our online database as a Vocal Health First Aid, Accredited Member.
  • Monthly LIVE events (members only)
    Join us for a monthly group discussion tailored to help you practise and expand your VHFA skillset, alternating between:
    Case Studies
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams to discuss a real case study, approaching it in a truly multidisciplinary way
    and
    Paper Discussions
    Join Dr Jenevora Williams to learn the process of searching for and understanding academic research in the field of vocal pedagogy

  • An Audience With…
    [Autumn series starts in September]
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams from September for our live, monthly online events interviewing guest speakers from around the world – usually £10 per ticket
  • Vocal Health First Aid Renewal
    Get continued renewal of your accredited qualification – usually £82 every 3 years.

PMVHE

Professional Member

£18

per month
Total w/ insurance £26pm

For qualified Vocal Habilitation Professionals

Apply nowApply with insurance

Insurance

Coaching Cover
For an additional £8 per month, be insured to undertake singing teaching / voice coaching internationally (excluding Canada & the USA).

Practitioner Protection
Be protected to undertake work as a Vocal Habilitation Professional operating within the scope of practice, to the sum of:

  • Public Liability £5,000,000
  • Medical Malpractice £5,000,000
  • Legal Expenses £100,000
  • Business Possessions £5,000

This is a separate, yearly purchase through BGi.UK, our specialist medical malpractice insurance partner.

Benefits:

  • Vocal Habilitation Professional Films
    Ongoing access to the 30 hours of Vocal Habilitation Professional content – usually £15 per month
  • Membership Listing
    Listing on our online database with a website link as a Vocal Habilitation Professional, Professional Member
  • Monthly LIVE events (members only)
    Join us for a monthly group discussion tailored to help you practise and expand your VHP skillset, alternating between:
    Case Studies
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams to discuss a real case study, approaching it in a truly multidisciplinary way
    and
    Paper Discussions
    Join Dr Jenevora Williams to learn the process of searching for and understanding academic research in the field of vocal pedagogy

  • An Audience With…
    [Autumn series starts in September]
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams from September for our live, monthly online events interviewing guest speakers from around the world – usually £10 per ticket
  • Vocal Habilitation Professional Renewal
    Get continued renewal of your accredited qualification – usually £209 every 3 years

SMVHE

Specialist Member

£20

For qualified Vocal Rehabilitation Specialists

Insurance

Coaching Cover
For an additional £14 per month, be insured to undertake Vocal Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy and Counselling Skills (as appropriate to modules taken) internationally (excluding Canada & the USA).

Practitioner Protection
Be protected to undertake work as a Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist operating within the scope of practice, to the sum of:

  • Public Liability £5,000,000
  • Medical Malpractice £5,000,000
  • Legal Expenses £100,000
  • Business Possessions £5,000

This is a separate, yearly purchase through BGi.UK, our specialist medical malpractice insurance partner.

Benefits:

  • Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist Films
    Ongoing access to the Vocal Habilitation Professional content – usually £40 per month
  • Membership Listing
    Listing on our online database with a website link, headshot and biog as a Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist, Specialist Member
  • Monthly LIVE events (members only)
    Join us for a monthly group discussion tailored to help you practise and expand your VRS skillset, alternating between:
    Case Studies
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams to discuss a real case study, approaching it in a truly multidisciplinary way
    and
    Paper Discussions
    Join Dr Jenevora Williams to learn the process of searching for and understanding academic research in the field of vocal pedagogy

  • An Audience With…
    [Autumn series starts in September]
    Join Stephen King and Dr Jenevora Williams from September for our live, monthly online events interviewing guest speakers from around the world – usually £10 per ticket
  • Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist Renewal
    Get continued renewal of your accredited qualification

HonFVHE

Honorary Fellow

This level of membership is reserved for those who are leaders in the field of Voice Rehabilitation and Therapy after dedicating years of their professional lives to helping care for peoples’ voices.

This is an invited membership level, with 3 Honorary Fellowships awarded each year.

Our first Honorary Fellowship was awarded to Christina Shewell on the 30th January 2022.

Vocal Health Aware and Institutional Membership

As our mission of healthy voice education reaches far and wide, we are now making links with colleges, institutions and theatres.

If an institution is Vocal Health Aware they will:

  • Commit to an annual 2 hour vocal health seminar for all staff and students provided by a Voice Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Have at least one Vocal Health First Aider on site
  • Have clear policy for onward referral to a voice specialist team and laryngology services

Frequently asked questions

Am I covered for Public Liability?

Yes, our cover includes Public Liability (Indemnity Limit £5,000,000 per insured person or business: £10,000,000 available on request)

Am I covered to use the vocal health knowledge I have learned through Vocal Health Education?

Yes, we offer Medical Malpractice Cover & Professional Indemnity (Indemnity Limit £5,000,000: £10,000,000 available on request)

What if I am affiliated and sell products such as straws or other items for voice therapy, am I covered?

Products Liability (for items sold in connection with your insured business)

What if I don’t have a physical studio but work from home, am I insured?

You are covered when working from home, at a client’s home, or at any owned, rented or hired premises anywhere in the world excluding the USA/Canada

What if I accidentally damage a studio or clinic space I am renting?

You are covered for damage to rented/hired third party premises

What if i drop my keyboard on the way to teaching?

Accidental loss or damage to your business stock and equipment (Overall Limit £5,000: Single item limit £1,000: excluding mobile phones)

What if a Social Media post is interpreted wrong, and someone intends to sue me for slander or libel?

If somebody misinterprets your post and threatens legal action, you are covered for:

  • Libel & Slander
  • Breach of confidentiality, negligence or breach of duty of care
  • Website and e-mail infringement arising from the promotion, marketing and advertising of your insured business

What if I need to take something to court?

Additional Legal Expenses up to £100,000 (Currently only available in the UK & Ireland)

Where does this policy cover me for?

Geographical coverage: World Wide; Jurisdiction: World Wide excluding the USA & Canada (Cover may be available on request)

Is teaching online insured?

On-line teaching and pre-recorded teaching is included. However, you should also consider additional media insurance, which is beyond the scope of this insurance