FAQs for EA Coaches Regarding the Impact of COVID-19

Please see below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) surrounding EA Coaching and COVID-19 at this time. These FAQs are being updated regularly as new information becomes available but we recommend reviewing this information inline with information available from the Australian Government - https://www.australia.gov.au/and your relevant State/Territory Authority. 

This is a fluid and constantly changing situation and the health and welfare of our community is the highest priority. 

1. Are there any government restrictions preventing a coach from teaching?

2. Are there options for remote coaching? 

3. How is COVID-19 impacting medical response times? 

4. Where can I obtain information on the most up-to-date government regulations? 

5. Will the EA insurance program provide insurance cover for riding or coaching during COVID-19?

6. Does my coach insurance provide cover for any lost revenue or income?

7. What financial assistance may be available to me as a coach?

8. Who can I contact about help for my business?

9. My first Aid Certificate / Working with Children Check is due for renewal, will I be able to renew my Coach Registration?

10. I am required to attend a Coach Update / CE/SSTA Update before I can register, will I be able to renew my Coach Registration?

11. I have not been a current registered EA coach for over 12 months and am considered to be ‘lapsed’. I would like to renew my EA coach registration but I can’t complete a Coach Familiarisation. Can I re-register?

12. I am concerned that I will not be able to afford to renew my coach registartion. What are my options?

13. Will insurance be reduced in price next year?