National standards for equestrian instructor/coaching programs are developed by Equestrian Canada (EC) in conjunction with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). As a certified EC instructor/coach one can take advantage of substantial savings on insurance policies. However, this certification must be kept “current” to do so. Once an individual is certified as an EC instructor/coach, it is important that certain certification elements are maintained to retain a “current” status.

 

To remain "current", an EC instructor/coach must:

 

  • Hold a current and valid NSEF Membership;
  • Attend the NSEF Coach Symposium every three years.
  • Pay annual Equestrian Canada coaching levy;
  • Provide proof of a current Standard First Aid with level C CPR 
  • Provide proof of an acceptable criminal record check (vulnerable sector)  - renewable every 5 years 
  • Hold a current and valid Equestrian Canada Sport License – at required level;
  • Provide proof of Professional Development (PD) credits required for the specific stream of certification. Please refer to the instructor/coach PD policy;

- Submit PD points towards certification, please use the coaching updating form

- PD credits are tracked in the NSEF and CAC/NCCP database and will appear on instructors/coaches NCCP transcripts once approved

 

Provincial Instructor/Coaching Updates & Other Instructor/Coaching Events

 

The NSEF strives to organize events for certified instructors/coaches professional development each year. For a complete list of instructor/coaching events, go to Upcoming Instructor/Coaching Events.

For more information contact us at [email protected]  or 902 425-5450 ext. 337

 

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