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Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching has been developed in response to the needs of the sports industry affected by COVID-19. The 4 units in this Undergraduate Certificate provide professional upskilling to those currently working in sports coaching, coach development and athlete development, or those who have recently lost their employment in these fields. This Certificate enables students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to take on more responsibilities, re-engage in the industry, or move into sports coaching leadership positions.

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Course overview – Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching

An overview of the Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

About the course

The Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching is designed to meet the needs of individuals currently working in the industry. Those employed in sports coaching, coach development, or athlete/player development can benefit from additional education opportunities to develop professional knowledge and skills to enhance their current practice and their career development.

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  • Study Load
    Full Time
  • Study mode
  • Online learning
  • Intakes
    This course is currently not offered.
    FEE-HELP approved (for eligible domestic students – Australian citizens or Permanent Humanitarian visa holders)
    Only $990. Save $6,182 for a limited time. 
    Payment plans & direct payment options available
    Tuition payment arrangements must be confirmed upon admission to the college.

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Course structure

The full time course structure for the Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Each of the 4 units will run one at a time over a six-week period. The units will be delivered in a condensed mode with two sports coaching topics explored each week.

Coaching Techniques and Pedagogy

  • This subject introduces principles of coaching practice through analysis of coaching philosophy, coaching pedagogy and techniques related to the delivery of coaching sessions.

Professional Communication

  • This subject introduces communication theories, methods and strategies and relates them to a coach’s professional communication in a variety of contexts and environments.

Athlete Talent Identification and Development

This subject focuses on the identification and development of sporting talent (TID). Students will be exposed to current TID models used in various high-performance sporting environments and critique the processes and practices as they relate to their own contexts.

Performance Analysis and Research in Coaching

This subject introduces students to the concept of conducting research projects; and methods of, measuring athlete performance and development through testing. Various research methodologies and findings will be discussed to highlight the strengths and limitations of information gained through research; and how it can be applied to the sport science and coaching profession.

Course outcomes

Discover where an Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Coaching can take you.

Career opportunities

  • Students will develop the necessary skills to support their professional work in the sports industry. These roles may include Sports Coaching (performance and participation), Coach Developers, Coach Education Tutors, Coach Mentors, Heads of Sport, Managers of Athletic Performance, Player/Athlete Pathway Managers.

Further study options

  •  Students who complete the undergraduate certificate will receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credit towards the Bachelor of Sports Coaching (Management) or Bachelor of Sports Coaching (Strength and Conditioning).


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