Why Join SAPTA?

The Southern Africa Professional Trainers Association was created by professional trainers for professional trainers. By joining SAPTA, you become part of a community. We look out for each other and develop and support each other. Professional training is mostly a lonely job, one which often leaves the trainer to his or her own devices. SAPTA gives an organisational home to all professional trainers in the SADC region. Moreover, we offer regular networking and development events, we guide members in the process of becoming certified as professional trainers and we constantly influence the training community to make use of SAPTA certified trainers only... To do the above, we need your support!!!

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Who can Join SAPTA?...

Any person can associate with SAPTA, thus we have no criteria for associate membership. This category is open to all who pay an annual membership fee. If, however you would like to be certified as a professional trainer, then you will have to be assessed against the criteria as set out in the PTBoC. Certified trainer or CPT membership is open to SADC professional trainers, thus we can certify professional trainers in the regions of Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Categories, Cost and Benefits of SAPTA Membership...

Following are the categories of SAPTA membership with their accompaning cost and benefits. Please note that only associate members and student members can apply for certification as professional trainers. Moreover, many people are content to stay associate members for the networking and development opportunities...

 

Associate Membership - R700 per annum

 Admision Requirements:

Benefits: 

  • No admission requirements. Any person can join.

  • Associate members often have an interest in the training industry (HR Managers, etc.), but do not necessarily practice as occupational trainers.

 
  • Inclusion into a SAPTA Chapter.

  • Access to SAPTA network.

  • 50% Discount on attending SAPTA development and networking events.

  • Attendance of annual SAPTA Convention.

  • Access to SAPTA News.

 

Student Training Practitioner (STP) - R350 per annum

 Admision Requirements:

Benefits: 

  • Must be registered as a student at a tertiary institution.

  • Must state interest in the occupational training industry.

  • Industrial Psychology students and HR-related students are exempted from submitting a statement of interest.

  • All benefits of Associate Members.

  • Free attendance of SAPTA networking and development events.

  • Access to professional development path and mentorship.

  • Listed on SAPTA website as STP’s.

 

Certified Professional Trainer (CPT) - R1 000 per annum

 Admision Requirements:

Benefits: 

  • Must be a registered Associate Member of SAPTA.

  • Must practice within the training industry.

  • Must achieve a 35% score on each of the following aspects of the SAPTA PTBoC Scorecard:

  • Application of Training Methodology;

  • Application of Training Research; and

  • Understanding of the Training Process.

  • All benefits of an Associate Member.

  • SAPTA Certification as a CPT.

  • Access to professional development path and mentorship.

  • Listed on SAPTA website as CPT (full portfolio).

  • Use of SAPTA Logo – with CPT reference.

  • Use of the CPT acronym on business cards and marketing material.

 

Master Professional Trainer (MPT) - R1 200 per annum

 Admision Requirements:

Benefits: 

  • Must be a registered Associate Member of SAPTA.

  • Have conducted 20 training interventions or 60-days of training over the past 12-months.

  • 60% Or more of direct income is from occupational training.

  • A score of Level 3 or higher for all recorded subject matter expertise.

  • Must achieve a 65% score on each of the following aspects of the SAPTA PTBoC Scorecard:

  • Application of Training Methodology;

  • Application of Training Research; and

  • Understanding of the Training Process.

  • All benefits of an Associate Member.

  • SAPTA Certification as a MPT.

  • Listed on SAPTA website as MPT (full portfolio).

  • Use of SAPTA Logo – with MPT reference.

  • Use of the MPT acronym on business cards and marketing material.

  • Free attendance of SAPTA networking and development events.

  • Preference listing as speaker on SAPTA development events.

 

International Master Professional Trainer (IMPT) - R1 200 per annum

 Admision Requirements:

Benefits: 

  • All admission requirements of a MPT is adhered to.

  • Conducted a minimum of 60 training interventions or 180 training days over the last 36-months.

  • Conducted 25 training interventions outside his/her country of residence over the past 36-months.

  • Conducted training interventions in a minimum of 7 different countries during the last 36 months?

  • All benefits of an MPT.

 

Join Now!

Your membership will make a difference. As with any non-profit organisation, SAPTA is as strong as it's membership base allows us to be. Join today - we need you!!!

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Bank Details:

SAPTA 

ABSA Bank, Cheque Account 

Wierdapark: 632005 (branch) 

Account Number: 4080811912

SWIFT Code:  ABSAZAJJ

Use you initial and last name as reference. 

 

Forward completed application with proof of payment to the SAPTA Office Manager

hello@saptaonline.org or  

Fax +27 86 619 3550

 

SAPTA Board of Directors

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SAPTA President:

Mr. Derek Hendrikz


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SAPTA Vice President:

Mr. Charles Cotter


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SAPTA Treasurer:

Ms. Silma Koekemoer


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SAPTA Board Secretary:

Ms. Nomvula Moloko


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SAPTA TEC Committee Chairperson:

Adv. Ettian Raubenheimer


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SAPTA Stakeholder & Liaison Committee Chairperson:

Ms. Marjon Meyer


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SAPTA Kwa-Zulu Natal President:

Dr. Sunjay Lutchman


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SAPTA Western Cape President:

Mr. Rolf Kuhnast


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SAPTA Gauteng Chapter President:

Mr. Adolph Kaestner


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SAPTA Eastern Cape Chapter President:

Mr. Graeme Lategan


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President's Council Chairperson:

Mr. Muctaru Kabba