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SIS30521

Certificate III in Sport Coaching

Get a head start on your sports career with this entry-level qualification. Develop practical skills to work as an assistant coach in community-based sports clubs and organisations.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$1,730
Subsidised
$2,350
Full Fee
$4,200
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Course overview

Get a head start on your career in the sports industry with this entry-level qualification. Develop the practical skills you need to work as an assistant coach in community-based sports clubs and organisations. According to the Australian Government's labour market insights there is expected to be strong future growth in job opportunities for sports coaches, instructors and officials with employers looking for candidates who are reliable and caring with good customer service skills.

During this course you'll develop a range of skills required to work under the supervision of a coach to engage participants in sport. You'll also learn how to provide equipment for activities, participate in conditioning training for sport, conduct sport coaching sessions with intermediate-level participants, and assist supervisors to prepare, conduct, monitor and evaluate activity sessions.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work or volunteer in assistant coaching roles at community-based sports clubs and organisations.

What can I do?

  • Assistant Squad Coach
  • Horse Riding Instructor
  • Junior Tennis Coach

Course outcome:

SIS30521 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in sports and fitness. Our teachers understand all of the aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and tech, preparing you for the future of sports development in Australia.

Job-ready training

We put theory into practice, which is why we believe in on-the-job training. Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in sports and fitness. And our strong industry partnerships mean you'll graduate with confidence, knowing you have all the skills you need to get right to work.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS403
    Apply business risk management processes
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS403
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify business risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the work role.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply business risk management processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS001
    Participate in workplace health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in workplace health and safety

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISSSCO002
    Work in a community coaching role
    UNIT CODE :
    SISSSCO002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to meet Australian sport industry expectations of a community coach. It includes meeting legal, ethical and job responsibilities and working with others.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work in a community coaching role

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISSSCO003
    Meet participant coaching needs
    UNIT CODE :
    SISSSCO003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to adapt coaching practices in a specific sport to meet individual participant needs from a diverse range of population groups.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Meet participant coaching needs

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISSSCO005
    Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge
    UNIT CODE :
    SISSSCO005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to meet the behaviours and standards expected of a coach, and self-evaluate to continuously improve coaching practice and performance. It includes interpreting sport industry information and developing a required knowledge base to support coaching practice and performance.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
6 months
2 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $1,730
  • Subsidised: $2,350
  • Full fee: $4,200

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Certificate III in Sport Coaching (SIS30521)

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Certificate III in Sport Coaching

COURSE CODE: SIS30521
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate general fitness attire and enclosed shoes. You may be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items. The purchase of these uniform items may incur additional costs. More details will be provided after enrolment or during orientation.

We suggest you also bring

  • a gym towel
  • water bottle
  • change of clothes
  • deodorant

Resources may vary depending on your study location.

Need to know

Academy of Sport
TAFE Queensland's Academy of Sport is an athlete development program that promotes excellence by equipping young regional athletes with the right tools to pursue success in and outside the sporting arena.

The Academy brings together peak sporting organisations across Queensland with TAFE Queensland facilities and focuses on practical learning in a sporting context. Sessions are broken into a combination of theory and hands-on delivery to advance the learning experience.

Additionally, you will be introduced to sports industry professionals for specialised training workshops.

Academy of Sport fee: $100 (for athlete journal and uniform).

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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