Coaching – Level 3

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:

  • Advanced Coach
These units provide credit towards SIS40512 Certificate IV in Sport Coaching and SIS50512 Diploma of Sport Coaching.
To be eligible for this program students must have completed the level 2 coaching qualification.
In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

 

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBINN502A Build and sustain an innovative work environment
SISSSCO304 Customize coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high-performance training and recovery programs
SISXCAI305A Conduct individualised long-term training programs
SISXIND408 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation
SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people

 

This skill set is for those wishing to undertake a coaching role in a specific sport at an advanced level. The coach would be working with elite athletes at a regional, state or national level.
The Australian Football College Level 3 Coaching program is 4 weeks full time (20 days) or 10 consecutive weekends part time.
These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet competency requirements for Advanced 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


Twenty Days (please note that all days will have practical coaching sessions)
Day Unit Code Unit Name
1. SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
2. SISXIND408 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation
3. SISXCAI305A Conduct individualised long-term training programs
4. Assessments
5. Assessments
6. SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high-performance training and recovery programs
7. SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
8. SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
9. Assessments
10. Assessments
11. BSBINN502A Build and sustain an innovative work environment
12. SISSSCO304 Customize coaching for athletes with specific needs
13. SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
14. Assessments
15. Assessments
16. SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks
17. SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
18. SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
19. Assessments
20. Assessments