Biokineticist Information

Welcome to the home of the profession BIOKINETICS, the association represents the body drives the 
Passion for the profession executed with Integrity, Trustworthiness, Transparency, Respect and Consistency.

The Biokinetics Association of South Africa (BASA) is a professional body registered as a Section 21 company
(Non Profit Organisation) representing approximately 1600 members in South Africa.

Executive Committee

Ms Natasha Deley

Ms Natasha
Deley

BASA President

Winile Mothsoane

Mrs Winile
Mothsoane

BASA Vice President

Mr Justin
Jeffrey

Director Advisory

Marius Cornelissen

Mr Marius
Cornelissen

Director Ethics & CPD

Ms Esti
Kruger

Director Marketing

Board of Directors

Ms. Vuvu
Radebe

Director Public Sector

Ms Esti
Kruger

Director Marketing

Ms Riana
Van Wyk

Director Practice Management

Mr Lethabo
Molobi

Director International

Mumtaz Chohan-Gani

Mrs Mumtaz
Chohan-Gani

Director Regions

Mr Justin
Jeffrey

Director Advisory

Dr Tamrin
Veldsman

Academia / Education & Research

Marius Cornelissen

Mr Marius
Cornelissen

Director Ethics

Regional Chair Persons

Bailey
MacDiarmid

Regional WC

Andre
Goosen

Regional EC

Joanita
Smit

Regional NW

Chris
Herbst

Regional Limpopo

Ronel
Labuschange

Regional FS

Alwyn
Mulder

Regional SC

Harry
Whiltshire

Regional MP

Deidre
Ras

Regional GT

Safiyya
Kahan

Regional KZN

Office Staff

Chagne
Pohl

Finances

Phumzile Tjiane

Phumzile
Tjiane

Admin / BHF / HPCSA / Provider Networks

Siàn
De Wet

Member support / Website / General queries

BASA Structure

BASA New Flow Chart 2024

Students & Interns

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Qualifications

Biokinetics training entails either four or five years of academic education. This will depend on the University you choose for your studies. Currently 13 South African Universities are accredited to train Biokineticists, which make you eligible for registration as a Biokineticist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

3 +1 degree (plus an internship year)

University of the Witwatersrand: Bachelor of Health Sciences with Honours in Biokinetics
University of Pretoria: Bachelor of Health Sciences with Honours in Biokinetics
University of Zululand: Bachelor of Sciences with Honours in Human Movement Science (Biokinetics)
University of Cape Town: Bachelor of Medicine Sciences with Honours in Biokinetics
University of the Western Cape: Bachelor of Sciences/Arts with Honours in Biokinetics
University of Stellenbosch: Bachelor of Sciences with Honours in Biokinetics

4 Year Degrees

University of Johannesburg: Bachelor of Biokinetics
University of the Free State: Bachelor of Biokinetics
Tshwane University of Technology: Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics
North-West University: Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics
Nelson Mandela University: Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biokinetics
University of Venda: Bachelor of Sciences in Biokinetics

The training to which an individual is exposed in the course of preparing to register as a Biokineticist is of such nature that it enables one to seek employment in a number of allied health-related fields.

The scope of occupation is primarily dependent on the entrepreneurial initiative of the individual and includes practising as a Biokineticist in the following environments, as listed alphabetically:

  • Corporate Sector
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Elite and Professional Sport
  • Fire Services
  • Community Centres
  • Military Bases
  • Military / Private Hospitals
  • Police Services
  • Private Practices
  • Schools
  • Gymnasium
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