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NZOIA Membership and Registration

Terms and Conditions

All Members:

 

-   I will only use the NZOIA name and motif in accordance with the guidelines set out under the ‘NZOIA’s name and Logo’ (see NZOIA name & logo)

-   I will adhere to the NZOIA Code of Ethical Practice for Outdoor Professionals. (see: Code of Ethical Practice)

 

Full Members:

 

-   I agree to maintain the currency of my qualification/s* by:

-  Maintaining membership of NZOIA and registering my qualifications annually.

-  Maintaining a current first aid certificate and uploading this to my profile. (For a first Aid certificate to be acceptable as a pre-requisite, the course must have been a minimum of 16 hours, or a minimum of 8 hours for first aid refresher courses. Registration of qualifications is considered valid only if you have a current first aid certificate.)

-  Revalidating qualifications on a three yearly cycle (see: Revalidation).

-  Engaging in work, personal recreation or contact with other professionals that contributes to my currency as an instructor/guide.

-  Logging personal, instructional/guiding experience and professional development.

-  Notifying the NZOIA office should my circumstances change (medical/criminal/other) that may impact on my suitability as an outdoor instructor/guide in the discipline qualifications are held.

* This does not apply to qualifications that have been placed on hold.

 

-   I agree to my name, qualifications and contact details being included in the ‘instructor search’ on the NZOIA website. (Please contact the NZOIA office if you wish to be unlisted: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Discounts:

 

-   Individuals that only hold Leader level qualifications are eligible for the leader Member discount.

-   Student discount on Membership is only eligible for Full time students studying in New Zealand. Student ID and course details must be submitted annually to qualify for the discount.


Affiliated Membership:

The organisation is the Affiliated Member of NZOIA. Registered staff are listed on the organisations profile. Affiliated Members must ensure:

    -   NZOIA communications (ie 4YA and Quarterly) are made accessible to all staff who are registered under the organisation, so they are informed about the latest industry updates.

    -   When staff depart, they receive information about revalidating their qualification and renewing membership if they wish to retain their qualification. 

Leader qualifications are the only level that can be obtained under an Affiliated Membership and is for instructors/guides who are working without direct supervision within a defined operational area and under an activity and site specific risk management plan.  Instructors/guides with level 1 NZOIA qualifications and above need to be individual full members.


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