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.

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