3RD EDITION OF THE NEWSLETTER

3RD EDITION OF THE NEWSLETTER

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3rd Edition October 2016

2016 CHARITY

It was unanimously agreed at the AGM for this year’s charity to be Shumbashaba – an organization in Gauteng that works mainly with underprivileged children and riders with special needs. Go to our website to read more about this worthy cause. www.shumbashaba.co.za/

RECENT COMMUNICATION REGARDING COACHES

There have been a number of communiques from the sporting sector regarding Coaches which has led to confusion within that part of the industry.

We cannot answer for other Professional Bodies, but can assure you that membership of non-statutory bodies is completely voluntary.

We also assure you that your qualifications are valid and your professional designation as an Equestrian Practitioner is in the process of being loaded onto the National Learner Register Database. In addition your qualification is recognised in 35 member countries of the International Group for Equestrian Qualifications of whom we are a member through EQASA.

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) by whom ALL professional bodies including CEEPSA are recognised, understand the difference between a generic coach and an Equestrian Instructor/Coach/ Teacher/Trainer who has to deal with two athletes and is very specialised and diverse.

Whilst all of our Coaches have to be equine and equestrian practitioners, this is not the case for a generic coach.
We will be sending out a series of FAQ’s which we hope will address your concerns or queries, alternatively please feel free to contact admin@ceepsa.org. We will not engage on Social Media other than our own FB page, as we deem this unprofessional and counterproductive.

CEEPSA INDUSTRY FORUM AND WORKSHOP

We are planning a Forum in early January 2017, and have identified topics of interest to the Industry. However we would be greatly appreciative of any topics that you as members, wish to include. Please let us know as soon as possible so that we can invite suitable speakers. Please contact admin@ceepsa.org with your ideas.

DEVELOPMENT OF NEW QUALIFICATIONS

CEEPSA is delighted announce that we have commenced our profiling of the Equestrian Sport Coach/Instructor qualifications as mandated by government (the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations). Read more on our website. www.ceepsa.org/

MEMBERSHIP FORMS

Please remember that we cannot complete your membership process without you filling in the registration form online, as this is where you agree to the Code of Ethics and to have your name listed on the website and loaded on the National Learner Register Database. We will have no option but to remove your details if we do not have a competed form. You can do this at – www.ceepsa.org.

UNKNOWN DEPOSIT

Please contact admin@ceepsa.org if your deposit reference is 6305080017087

FIRST AID CERTIFICATES

Please note that all Names on the website with an asteroid denotes that your 1st Aid Certificate has expired - it has to be up to date and also counts towards CPD.

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