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Coach Accreditation

Pony Club Australia National Coach Accreditation (PCA NCAS)


Pony Club Australia, National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (PCA NCAS) is a National approach to developing and improving the coaching within Pony Club.  The program provides a framework to evaluate the knowledge and teaching ability of the coach.  The PCA NCAS is a nationally recognised coaching qualification and is valid across Australia.  Great coaching is essential to a quality Pony Club experience; we aim to have coaches constantly seeking new ways to impart knowledge and inspire our riders to experience all forms of horse sports.

Any person coaching in Pony Club needs to be a Pony Club Member [BECOME A COACH MEMBER]

PCA NCAS Preliminary [REGISTRATION FORM]


Aimed at beginner coaches to aid in teaching basic riding skills and horsecare knowledge (up to "D & DStar" certificate standard), concentrates on developing group management skills and breaking down riding skills to teach young riders.

Prequisites: 

  • Minimum age 16 years however candidates must be 18 years before they are assessed.
  • A financial member of a Pony Club, affiliated through their State Association, with Pony Club Australia.

PCA NCAS Level 1 [REGISTRATION FORM]


Aimed at experienced coaches to aid in teaching more advanced riding skills and horsecare knowledge (up to "C certificate standard), concentrates on demonstrating advanced knowledge and skill in group management and teaching riders horse management and riding skills.

Prequisites: 

  • Sucessful attainment of PCA NCAS Preliminary Accreditation
  • Minimum 18 years
  • A financial member of a Pony Club, affiliated through their State Association, with Pony Club Australia

PCA NCAS Level 1 - Games Specialist


Aimed at experienced coaches to aid in teaching advanced games riding skills. Concentrates on demonstrating advanced knowledge and skill in group management and teaching riders games riding skills and athlete preparation.

Prequisites: 

  • Sucessful attainment of PCA NCAS Preliminary Accreditation
  • Minimum 18 years
  • A financial member of a Pony Club, affiliated through their State Association, with Pony Club Australia

Other Links
 PCA NCAS Preliminary Registration Form
 PCA NCAS Level 1 Registration Form
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