The Registration Committee was established in 2012. The mandate of the Registration Committee is to establish a register of competent and reputable EAPs in accordance with Section 24H Regulations of NEMA.


The primary responsibility of this committee in terms of Clause 10.3.1 of the Constitution is:

  • maintain a register of EAPs;
  • decide the outcome of applications for registration or re-registration of EAPs;
  • refer complaints received to the Professional Conduct Committee;
  • consider possible amendments to the Code of Ethical Conduct and Practice
  • maintain a roster of experienced registered EAPs who agree to act as independent assessor, and allocate assessors for review of applications.


Functions, Roles & Responsibilities:

  • to finalise guidelines, systems and procedures for registration, sanctions and discipline and publicise;
  • undertake a feasibility assessment for the registration of the EAP sector to establish demand for registration, potential uptake,
  • costing and capacity requirements and registration fees;
  • develop a plan for ensuring adequate capacity to conduct RPL assessments will be available, including referees for assignment to registration applications;
  • finalise registration applications forms and manual;
  • develop an information management system and database to support the register of REAPs;
  • establish and maintain web-based electronic registration application system;
  • plan and implement a communications strategy for publicising the registration board, key principles, registration criteria and
  • standards, dates and deadlines for applications as well as procedures for registration;
  • announce the readiness of EAP registration system through media adverts and broad communication;
  • schedule and hold four meetings of registration committee annually;
  • set up, update and maintain an accurate register of REAPs and Candidate EAPs past and present;
  • set up and implement system to ensure all documentation required by registration committee is prepared timeously; and
  • set up and implement system to notify all applicants of the outcome of applications with reasons where relevant within two weeks of decisions by the Registration Committee.

A Rule Book has been compiled which contains the procedures and rules established for the operation of the Association and the Board.



Committee Members:

Ms Sibusisiwe Hlela (Chairperson)
Mr Ntsako Baloyi
Mr Zama Dlamini
Mr Siyabonga Gqalangile
Ms Jacqui Hex
Mr Malcolm Moses
Mr Khangwelo Desmond Musetsho
Mr Phumudzo Nethwadzi
Mr Danie Neumann
Ms Keshni Rughoobeer