Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation

What is this qualification?

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual likely to undertake a career as an athlete at a regional, state or territory level which may enable match-payments, prize money, grants or endorsements to form the primary source of their income.

Those undertaking this qualification should hold a scholarship holder with an Institute of Sport, a member of a state or territory or national team, squad or development program, a national or state or territory talent development program or a member of a second tier national competition. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include training for events, assessing competitors and conditions at venues and consulting with coaches to determine appropriate strategies, competing and undertaking promotional duties.

The following is an indicative job role for this qualification:

  • Professional athlete
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
The delivery for SIS 30613 Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation is 3 months full time or 6 months part time.
15 units must be completed:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • all the units in any one of Groups A to G

the remaining to make up the required 5 elective units from General electives; up to 2 of  these remaining units may be selected elsewhere in SIS10 or any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 3 or 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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).

 

 

Core Unit Mandatory to complete all 10 Units  
BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development  
HLTAID003 Provide first aid  
SISSCOP202A Develop a personal management plan  
SISSCOP204A Develop personal media skills  
SISSCOP205A Develop a personal financial plan  
SISSCOP306A Prepare a sponsorship proposal  
SISSCOP308A Model the responsibilities of an elite athlete  
SISSCOP309A Design an athlete’s diet  
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities  
SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies  
General Electives Football / Soccer
SISSSOC301A Perform advanced level soccer skills
SISSSOC302A Perform advanced level soccer tactics and strategies

 

For the remaining units you must select one of the elective streams

 

 

Elective Stream One
SISSSPT201A Implement sports injury prevention
SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

 

 

 

Elective Stream Two
SISSSOF101 Develop and update officiating knowledge
SISSSOF202 Officiate games or competitions
SISSSOF203 Judge competitive situations
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


Training Delivery
First Aid and Workplace Safety
Unit Code Unit Name
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities
SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies
  Units from either Elective Group One or Two
Personal Management
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development
SISSCOP202A  Develop a personal management plan
  Units from either Elective Group One or Two
Responsibilities of a Professional Athlete
Unit Code Unit Name
SISSCOP306A Prepare a sponsorship proposal
SISSCOP308A Model the responsibilities of an elite athlete
SISSCOP309A Design an athlete’s diet
SISSSOC301A Perform advanced level soccer skills
Media and Finance
Unit Code Unit Name
SISSCOP204A Develop personal media skills
SISSCOP205A Develop a personal financial plan
SISSSOC302A Perform advanced level soccer tactics and strategies