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New Level 0, Level 1 and Mentoring Requirements

New Rules and Requirements for Level 0 and Level 1 courses has been published by APSA. Please see below the major changes that have been implemented to the courses (effective immediately).

LEVEL 0 ACCREDITATION:

You must be 16 years of age or over and display a satisfactory level of maturity to be accepted into the Level 0 accreditation program.

Level 0 Accreditation will qualify you to coach the Skating School group classes in your rink. You will not be qualified or accredited to coach private lessons.

Two Courses are required for Level 0 Accreditation:

1. Community General Principles of Coaching Course provided by ASC.

2. Sports Specific component of Level 0 accreditation, which is both an on ice and off ice course covering the basics of coaching Aussie Skate Classes privided by APSA.

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Minimum Test Level:

Elementary TPS and Elementary Technical

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LEVEL 1 ACCREDITATION:

It is a requirement that all course participants have attained the age of 18 years. That means that you can’t do Level 1 course until you turn 18.

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Minimum Test Level:

Basic Novice B TPS and Basic Novice B Technical

OR

Basic Novice B TPS and Basic Novice Ice Dance Test

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MENTORING:

Just to clarify the requirements for MENTOR coaches:

You MUST be a Level 2 coach AND have completed ASC Mentor Course.

At this stage we ONLY have 2 Mentor coaches in WA (pending their confirmation on ASC Mentor Course Completion). They are Genevieve HOHNEN and Jane REYNOLDS. All other coaches who have applied for Mentor position are ineligible for the role.


WAPSA AGM and 2017/2018 Committee

WAPSA committee for 2017/2018:

President: Bill Hewison

Vice-President: Judy Skillcorn

Treasurer: Edwina Hewison

Hon Secretary: Caroline Jamieson

Member & Child Protection: 

Website and Accreditation Officer: Evgueni Borounov

APSA Rep: Bill Hewison

WAISA Representative: Kirsten Mather

CIA Representative: Maria Borounov

PIA Representative: Shorna Hewison

XIA Representative: Caroline Jamieson

Synchronised Representative: Genevieve Hohnen

Other business:

All Level 0 and Level 1 applicants must advise Accreditation Officer before applying to do the course over east. Course requirements are going to be changed and these changes will be posted on the APSA and WAPSA website at a later date.


WAPSA AGM 2017

Due to loss of secretary & commitments by President

This is the Notice of the WAPSA AGM, 2017

 

Coaches will receive 3 points for attending.  (Level O coach may attend but cannot vote or stand for office).

 

DATE: SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER, 2017

TIME: 2:00  PM

VENUE: COCKBURN ICE ARENA,  BALLET ROOM

 

AGENDA:

MINUTES OF THE 2016 AGM

FINANCIAL STATEMENT

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS FOR 2017/2018

NEW CONSTITUTION AND INCORPORATION

 

ANY OTHER BUSINESS TO BE DISCUSSED MUST BE SENT BY EMAIL TO THE HON-SECRETARY or VICE-PRESIDENT BY THE 16th SEPTEMBER.

 

NOMINATIONS NEED TO BE SENT TO THE BY EMAIL TO THE HON SECRETARY or VICE

PRESIDENT BY 20th SEPTEMBER, 2017.

 

Nominations need to be signed by the nominee, and seconded by 2 full Level 1 or 2 members of the WAPSA Association.