Certifications in Onepoint

The new AFF system, Onepoint uses 'Certifications' to allow members to upload relevant documents, and to provide members access to some services.  There are 2 groups of Certifications, please see below for information about what each certification is for.

Member initiated Certifications

Citizenship/Permanent Resident Document

This certification is used to provide evidence of a members eligibility to represent Australia at an international level.  There is 2 groups of members which this is relevant for:

  • For Australian citizens, determines eligibility to be selected to represent Australia at FIE level events
  • For Australian Permanent Resident Visa holders, determines eligibility to be selected to represent Australia at some international events (Not FIE events)

Community Coaching General Principles

Coaches can provide evidence they have completed the Australian Sports commission Community coaching Essential Skills course.  This is one of the mandatory requirements for a coach, and must be renewed each 4 years.

First Aid Certificate

Coaches can provide evidence they have completed the HLTAID011 first aid course.  As this course is a combination of the HLTAID009 and HLTAID010 courses, a coach can provide their certificate for both of these they will be marked off as having completed the HLTAID011 course.  This course needs to be refreshed each 3 years.

Personal information verification document

This certification is used to provide evidence of a members Date of Birth.  It is primarily for fencers who are under the age of 20.  It can be any of the following documents:

  • Members passport, Australia or international, current or expired
  • Members birth certificate, (in English), Australian or international
  • Australian Visa
  • any official document which has the members name and date of birth

Report Coaching Locations

This certification is for Coaches to report where they are providing coaching.  This is a requirement of the AFF insurance.  All coaches need to provide this information.

Working with Children Clearance

This is for members to provide evidence they have a current Working with Children clearance.  This is known as different names in each state, however it is required to be provided by all Coaches, Referees, and other officials undertaking work for the AFF.

Member initiated certifications require verification by the AFF before they are accepted.  If they have not been verified with 72 hours of being uploaded. Please contact operations@fencing.org.au. (Verified certifications have green dots on the right).

Automatically Assigned Certifications

ZA-International-Licence

This certifications indicates an International Licences you have applied for or had purchased for yourself.  It shows licences for the International Fencing Federation (FIE), European Fencing Confederation (EFC) and the Fencing Confederation of Asia (FCA).  It also shows only those licences for the previous and current seasons. You will have one of these certifications per International Licence you have.

ZA-National-Squad-Member

This certifications indicates you are a current member of the National Squad.  This will provide you access to some services from the AFF which are restricted to National Squad Members only.

ZY-Restricted

This certifications indicates you have been marked as have restricted services from the AFF.  This can be for various reasons, however the majority will be as you have long term outstanding debt with the AFF.  If you have this certification you are not eligible for various services from the AFF, including, but not limited to:

  • entry to national tournaments
  • selection of international events

To see the type of restriction, and who to contact for more information, see the ReferenceID field of the Certification.

ZZ-Schools-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Schools events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are older than 18 years of age as of the end of the year
  • You are under 12 years of age as of the day of the tournament

ZZ-Cadet-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Cadet level events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are older than 17 years of age as of the end of the year
  • You are under 13 years of age as of the day of the tournament

ZZ-Junior-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Junior level events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are older than 20 years of age as of the end of the year
  • You are under 12 years of age as of the day of the tournament

ZZ-Senior-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Senior level events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are under 13 years of age as of the day of the tournament

ZZ-Veteran-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Veteran level events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are under 40 years of age as of the last day of the tournament year

ZZ-Youth-Events

This certifications indicates you are eligible to enter AFF Youth level events.  If this has not been assigned to you, this could be due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • You do not have an appropriate level membership with your home state.  
  • You are currently marked with having outstanding debts with the AFF
  • You are older than 15 years of age as of the end of the year
  • You are under 10 years of age as of the day of the tournament

Please contact support@fencing.org.au if you are unsure why these have not been automatically allocated to you.