Section 2 of the Ethical Guidelines for SAPIK registered Kinderkineticist including Kinderkineticist-in-Training and Assistant Kinderkineticist (The Act, 2016) requires that:
1.1 every Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist contemplated by the Act must register at the South African Professional Institute for Kinderkinetics (SAPIK) before appointment to a post, and
1.2 No person may be employed as a Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist by an employer unless that person is registered with the SAPIK.
1.3 The name “Kinderkinetics” is registered as a trademark and therefore no person that is not fully qualified and/or not registered at SAPIK may market him/herself as a Kinderkineticist or practice any acts as a Kinderkineticist.
2. Registration Procedures
2.1 Different sectors of registration at SAPIK:
2.1.1 A Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist must re-apply for registration each year with SAPIK by completing a registration form RK1, accompanied by:
2.1.2 A First time registration as Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist must apply for registration with SAPIK by completing a registration form RK2, accompanied by:
2.1.3 A Kinderkineticist in training or assistant Kinderkineticist in training must apply for registration with SAPIK by completing a registration form RK3 in the beginning of year of training, accompanied by:
2.2. The minimum registration entry level for full registration at SAPIK is provided in the Designation Awarding Policy of SAPIK.
2.2.2. The current registration fee for 2020 is R1250.00 for Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist, as well as First time registrations for Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist. Registration fees for Kinderkineticist in Training or Assistant Kinderkineticist in Training for 2019 is R160. The preferred method of payment is by direct debit, into SAPIK bank account: ABSA Bank, Name of Business: South-African Professional Institute of Kinderkinetics (Pty) Ltd, Account number: 9305430937, Branch Code: 632005, Reference: Initials, surname and purpose of payment (example: E. Alberton, RK1). No cash or cheques will be accepted. Payment can be deposit individually or in groups. A copy of the deposit slip must be mailed to SAPIK@nwu.co.za, faxed to (018) 299 1825 or delivered by hand at SAPIK office.
2.3. Registration for membership at SAPIK are valid for 1 year and registration opens 1st of January and end the 28th of February, with a grace period from the 1st till the 31th of March each year.
2.3.1. Any registration that take place after the 31th of March each year will automatically be penalized with a penalty clause of R400.00 per registration.
2.4. The registrar must consider every application send to SAPIK office for registration in the light of the registration criteria and make recommendations on the application to SAPIK.
2.5. In considering an application, the registrar may:
2.5.1. request further information from the applicant; or
2.5.3. The registrar may inform the Ethical committee of SAPIK of any uncertainty on eligibility and;
2.5.4. the Ethical committee of SAPIK may inform the SAPIK Board for further discussions.
2.6. lf SAPIK approves the application, the Registrar must:
2.6.1. register the Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist by entering the applicants name in the register for Kinderkineticists in South-Africa; and
2.6.3 Please note that only first time registrations of Kinderkineticist and Assistant Kinderkineticists received registration certificates via mail or are collected by hand.
2.7. In the event that a registration certificate is destroyed or lost, a Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist may apply to the registrar of SAPIK for a duplicate certificate on payment of a fee as determined from time to time by SAPIK.
ONLY DULY COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
3. Criteria for registration
3.1. A person who applies to register with SAPIK must;
3.1.1. satisfy the ethical standards contemplated in the Ethical guidelines of SAPIK; and as stipulated in the Designation Awarding Policy of SAPIK.
4. Deferment of registration
4.1. A Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist may apply for deferment of membership at SAPIK if he/she is unable to practice the occupation.
4.2. The registrar and the training committee will review such applications individually taken into consider the merit of each application.
4.3. A practitioner will not receive deferment if he or she does not inform / applied to SAPIK.
4.4 After written permission is obtained at SAPIK member registration will be deferred for a maximum of 2 years.
4.5 It remains the members own responsibility to re-apply for registration after the 2 year elapse period.
4.6. Deferment of registration procedure
4.6.1. Deferment of registration are only valid for two years and members can apply for deferment at SAPIK by completing;
4.6.2. Deferment of registration may be granted if;
4.6.3. Deferment of registration may not be granted if;
5.1. Any person whose name has been removed from the register may re-apply for re-registration at SAPIK by completing an application form RR1.
5.2. An application for re-registration must be accompanied by all the necessary documents and detail motivations as stated in the re-registration process of SAPIK.
5.3. Re-registration will then take place in the form of a fine equal to the amount paid for registration plus the amount necessary paid for registration that year.
5.4. The registrar and the training committee of SAPIK will review such applications individually taken into consider the merit of each application
SAPIK shall keep and maintain a register of members of all persons who are registered at SAPIK and their personal information will be displayed on SAPIK website and newsletters for marketing reasons to the public.
7. Registration fees
Registration fees payable by Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist and Kinderkineticist in training or Assistant Kinderkineticist in Training of SAPIK, as stated SAPIK’s Constitution point 9.2.1 will be determine from time to time.
8. Removal of name from the register
8.1 The Board of SAPIK may direct the registrar to remove the name of a Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist from the register if:
8.1.1 after having been registered, the relevant qualification of the Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist is withdrawn or cancelled by the institution which issued it;
8.2 The registrar must give notice of the removal of a Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist name from the register by email to Kinderkineticist or Assistant Kinderkineticist.
9. Username and password for website
The new username and password for access to the Kinderkinetic website will be issued to the Kinderkineticist, once registration for the year is completed. This username and password is private information. An ethical case will be opened against any Kinderkineticist that distributes the information to a non-registered Kinderkineticist