Maintien de la certification

Equestrian Canada NCCP Coach/Instructor Professional Development Activities

 

Updating hours must include hours from NCCP specific offerings (CAC or Equestrian Canada/NCCP updating, convention, workshops, etc.)

A maximum number of points per category can be claimed towards the required   professional development. Over 5 years the following points are required:

  • Instructor of Beginner - 10 points
  • Competition Coach/Competition Coach Specialist - 20 points
  • High Performance 1 - 30 points

Unless otherwise indicated, the base formula is 1 point/hour for every non-NCCP activity and 5 points for a training or evaluation NCCP module.

A maximum of 50% of required Professional Development points can be accumulated from Multi-Sport Non-NCCP Activities in each context that you are seeking certification   renewal

 

Activity

Activity Category

Points

Limitations

First Aid/CPR Renewal in person (online renewal is not eligible for updating hours)

Multi-Sport Non-NCCP Activity

2 points

No points for online renewal

Active Coaching

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/year

With a 2 point maximum

 

 

Human Athlete Development (Category 1)

Clinics (Participating): Human Athlete

Sports Psychology, Kinesiology, Sport

Nutrition, Conditioning and Fitness

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

 

1 point/hour

 

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points per

category is 6

 

Clinics (Interactive auditing): clinic or workshop with direct interaction with clinician (sports psychology, biomechanics, kinesiology, sports nutrition, etc.)

Courses (may be online if approved)

Human Athlete Sport Psychology, Kinesiology, Sports Nutrition, conditioning and fitness, coaching/leadership, etc.

Personal athletic development (Riding lessons)

Personal athletic development (must be coached like personal training, yoga, cross training sport, etc.)

Multi-Sport Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/3 hours

 

 

Equine Development (Category 2)

Equine nutrition biomechanics, other equine physiology/sport science

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points per

category is 6

 

Equine online accredited courses (ex:

University, College, Department of Agriculture “recognized” equine institutions)

Equine Theory courses taught by a certified coach or Subject Matter Expert (subject to approval by Equestrian Canada)

Equine health workshops: Farrier, massage, chiropractic and other professional presentations and workshops

 

 

Coaching Skill Development: NCCP (Category 3) 

NCCP multi-sport courses/tasks:

general multi-port courses

Multi-Sport NCCP Activity

5 points/module

or evaluation

 

Maximum upgrading points is

10

 

NCCP equestrian courses: Equestrian Theory, Competition Coach workshop, High Performance training, etc. 

Sport Specific NCCP Activity

Maximum upgrading points is

10

 

Courses/workshops on teaching and coaching techniques (opposed to horse training). Coaching techniques must be specifically emphasized. In person participation only, no online training will be credited

Multi-Sport Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

 

 

Broad Sport Development (Category 4) 

Judges and Officials course designer clinics

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points

per category is 6

 

Clinics in other F.E.I. equine disciplines (ex: Reining, Vaulting, Endurance, Dressage, etc.)

Non-F.E.I. discipline and alternative training clinics

 

 

Volunteering (Must be Equine/Equestrian related) (Category 5) 

Volunteering in a capacity that provides a new learning environment for yourself (Para-Equestrian, 4H, Pony Club, Therapeutic Riding, Youth

Groups, Senior Groups, etc.)

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points

per category is 6

 

Leadership Activities

Acting as a Mentor Coach

 

 

Equine/Equestrian Services (Category 6) 

Scribing, judging or other officiating at an Equestrian Canada Sanctioned or International Driving Shows

 

 

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

 

 

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points

per category is 3

 

Rider Level Evaluator

Acting as a Mentor Coach

 

 

National, Provincial/Territorial Symposia (Category 7) 

Equestrian Canada Symposium/attending

EC Convention as a Delegate, Provincial/Territorial symposia or update

Sport Specific Non-NCCP Activity

1 point/hour

With a 3 point maximum per activity

 

Maximum upgrading points

per category is 18

 

Canadian Sport for Life/Coaching Association of Canada: LTED training, conference, workshops (ex: Sport

Leadership, CS4L National

Conference)

Multi-Sport Non-NCCP Activity

 

 

Coaches/Instructors will be removed from the Active Coaching List and certification status will not be renewed if the required updating hours are not complete*

*A re-evaluation in the context in which you are certified will provide you with the points required for Professional Development credit in that specific context*