Coaching – Level 1

What is this qualification?

These competencies meet the requirements for the respective level sport coaches (Community, Intermediate, or Advanced) when combined with their individual sport National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) technical requirements.

The following is an indicative job role for this qualification:

  • Community Coach

These units provide credit towards SIS20513 Certificate II in Sport Coaching and SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching.

Unit Code Unit Name
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills
SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment
This program will be contacted full time over four (4) consecutive days or part time over two (2) consecutive weekends.
This skill set is for those wishing to undertake a coaching role at a community sport level. These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet competency requirements for Community Coach and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS).
Training for the course will be delivered using one or more of the following methods:

  • Classroom
  • Workplace-based training
  • Distance (correspondence)
  • Self – paced learning
  • Training workshops in small groups
  • Off-the-job training
  • On-the-job training
  • Combined options of training delivery.

Training methods are selected to best achieve the required elements of competence while giving full consideration to the learning style of the participants. The provision of training may include a flexible combination of any of the above. Students studying at home have access to training via email or phone.

Assessment methods can include one or more of the following:

  • Questions and answers
  • Panel of workplace presenters/personal trainers
  • Simulation
  • Role plays
  • Written and/or oral examinations
  • Projects and case studies
  • Observation
  • Third party report
  • Practical demonstration and assessment
The organization recognises Australian Qualification framework qualifications and statements of attainment which are issued by any other Registered Training Organisation.

Students may be entitled to a credit transfer in the following circumstances:

  • Completed units of competency from a relevant National Training Package.
  • Approved units of competency from a National Training Product.
  • Successful RPL application
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL is a process where a candidate may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and/or formal training. For additional information relating to RPL for this course, please contact Australian Football College office.
This course has been developed under the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) and is a nationally recognised course. Qualifications granted by Australian Football College are accredited by the Australian Government; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
Please see the attached price list and for more information please contact the Australian Football College on 1300 656 693.

Delivery Schedule


Four Days (please note that all days will have practical coaching sessions)
Day Unit Code Unit Name
1. SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
2. SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills
3. SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment
4. Assessments