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Diploma of Sport (Coaching) SIS50319

Overview

The Diploma of Sport (Coaching) is for individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of roles within the Australian sport industry. They work or volunteer at community-based sport clubs and organisations in the Australian sport industry.

Individuals with this qualification are involved in the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues. They work autonomously and coordinate and supervise others.

Qualification:

Diploma of Sport (Coaching) SIS50319

Program No:

DP-HS36

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Flexible Online Learning with a placement in industry or simulated environment for practical training and assessment. 2 semesters full-time (approximately 25 hours per week or part-time equivalent).
Or
Face-to-face at CIT with industry placement - 2 semesters full-time (approximately 25 hours per week or part-time equivalent).

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

Possible job titles include:
- High performance coach
- Coach at all levels
- Talent manager
- Sport development coordinator
- Performance analyst

Application Type:

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Additional Information

Blended - online or face-to-face attendance required.
Full time or part time.

You may need to seek your own industry placement; CIT can assist where feasible.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved Australian Year 12 OR industry experience OR complete a literacy assessment with CIT to demonstrate a literacy of at least ACSF Level 3 in writing and maths.

An interview may be required to discuss your aptitude for the qualification and gain additional information so that you make an informed decision about which delivery mode will suit you best. This interview may be in person at CIT Bruce campus, over the phone or via Skype/video conferencing.

Before undertaking any practical work experience involving children you will be required to undertake a 'working with vulnerable people' background check or state equivalent.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 14 subjects

Core: Complete all 3

  • BSBRSK501   Manage risk
    • CIT Code: MGNT615
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTWHS003   Maintain work health and safety
    • CIT Code: WPHS102
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team. This unit applies to workers who have a key role in maintaining WHS in an organisation, including duty of care for other workers.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITXHRM003   Lead and manage people
    • CIT Code: MGNT131
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people including in teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage performance through effective leadership. The unit applies to individuals who operate independently and are responsible for leading and motivating people and teams. This includes supervisors, operational and senior managers. The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 6

  • HLTAID003   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC497
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO004   Plan, conduct and review coaching programs
    • CIT Code: SPRT922
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to deliver coaching programs in a specific sport. This can include seasonal programs depending on the specific sport.This unit applies to individuals working in community based coaching roles in the Australian sport industry. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisation.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO003   Meet participant coaching needs
    • CIT Code: SPRT923
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to adapt coaching practices in a specific sport to meet individual participant needs from a diverse range of population groups including but not limited to:boysgirls adolescent boysadolescent girlsadult menadult womenpregnant womenolder adultsthose with a physical disabilitythose who are deaf or hard of hearingthe blind and visually impairedthose with an intellectual disabilityculturally and linguistically diverse groups.This unit applies to individuals working in community based coaching roles in the Australian sport industry. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations. Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO007   Apply sport psychology principles
    • CIT Code: SPRT926
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist participants to develop basic psychological skills to optimise sporting performance in sport-specific training and competition settings.This unit applies to individuals working in community-based roles in the Australian sport industry in coaching and support roles. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation, and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO011   Manage integrity in sports
    • CIT Code: SPRT927
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage integrity in sport risks, inform participants about integrity in sport and assist participants to address integrity issues.This unit applies to individuals working in the Australian sport industry in community based roles. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO008   Apply anti-doping policies
    • CIT Code: SPRT928
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to inform participants about anti-doping policies in sport and assist participants to address drugs in sport issues according to legislative and sport-specific anti-doping requirements.This unit applies to individuals working in community based roles in the Australian sport industry in coaching and support roles. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation, and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 5

  • SISXCAI005   Conduct individualised long-term training programs
    • CIT Code: SPRT813
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply sport or activity-specific knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate long-term training programs designed to develop individual sporting skills or physical capacity. This unit applies to sport, fitness or recreation professionals working with individuals, groups or teams. These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISFFIT026   Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
    • CIT Code: SPRT886
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit requires the ability to provide healthy eating information and assist clients within industry endorsed scope of practice following completion of industry endorsed pre-exercise screening. The scope of practice of a personal trainer does not include: ? the provision of specific or individualised dietary analysis or advice, or information regarding: ? - specific diets ? - fad diets ? - nutritional supplementation ? - sports foods ? - ergogenic aids ? - nutrition for exercise or sports performance ? - the provision of information or advice to people with medical conditions requiring specialised dietary advice, or to frail elderly people who are at risk of malnutrition ? - the provision of dietary information or advice for infants and toddlers. The personal trainer must refer clients to an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian, or General Practitioner as appropriate. This unit applies to personal trainers who typically work autonomously in controlled and uncontrolled fitness environments. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISXICT001   Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work
    • CIT Code: SPRT892
      Cost: Standard $99.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess and regularly review the technology requirements of an organisation. This unit requires the ability to source technical information and use technology skills in a sport, fitness or recreation context. This unit applies to a range of individuals working in the sport, fitness or recreation industries who require an essential and broad knowledge of technology to support their activities.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISXCAI008   Plan, conduct and review training and recovery programs
    • CIT Code: SPRT925
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply sport-specific knowledge to implement a training program designed to refine the skills and performance of individuals participating in physical activities at a high performance level.This unit applies to fitness instructors and coaches who work in fitness and sport environments. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SISSSCO016   Coach participants in sport competition
    • CIT Code: SPRT924
      Cost: Standard $0.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coach participants in a specific sport to prepare for and participate in a competition.This unit applies to individuals working in community based coaching roles in the Australian sport industry. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate IV Sport Development SIS40612

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au