SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching)

Take your fitness career to the next level

Get an alternate pathway to higher education and broaden your skills in sport management, coaching, athlete development and high-performance training.

VFA Learning’s elite sports and fitness course will advance your career and broaden your

skills and knowledge to pursue various roles within the Australian sports industry.

The SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching) is a higher-level qualification that covers coaching foundations, so you’ll learn:

* how to plan and deliver coaching programs for high-performing athletes

* gain knowledge of sports development and discover how to design, deliver and manage a range of recreation and community fitness activities for the general public; and

* You’ll also develop crucial industry-specific knowledge, including risk management, leadership and management and workplace health and safety regulations.

Once you have completed the SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching), you could find yourself with the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia’s highest-performing athletes.

Course Duration

12 months full-time, blended study

Intake Dates

May 2023 & December 2023

Location

Geelong Campus, 78 Yarra Street Geelong, VIC

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Career Outcomes

High Performance Coach

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Sport Development Manager

Sporting or Facility Manager

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Course Information

Key Study Areas

Throughout the program, you will study a wide range of performance-enhancing training techniques including:

  • Pilates
  • Pool sessions
  • Powerlifting
  • Plyometrics
  • High-performance gym training sessions.

You will learn skills to manage athletes and optimise physical performance including:

  • Coaching
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Drugs in sport
  • Working with health professionals
  • Leadership management, legal issues, business relationships, record keeping and leadership.

Units of Competency

You must be deemed competent in all units to be awarded the SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching) qualification.

HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

SISXCAI005 Conduct individualised long-term training programs

SISXCAI008 Plan, conduct and review training and recovery programs

SISXCAI010 Develop strength and conditioning programs

SISXCAI009 Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

SISSSCO003 Meet participant coaching needs

SISSSCO004 Plan, conduct and review coaching programs

SISSSCO007 Apply sport psychology principles

SISSSCO008 Apply anti-doping policies

SISSSCO011 Manage integrity in sport

SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people

SISXICT001 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work

HLTAID011* Provide first aid

*Please note this unit forms part of the Foundations of Fitness course delivered by VFA Learning.

Credit Transfers will not incur fees.

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Flexible study

Successful completion of VFA’ Pre Training Review’.

Successful completion of the Approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN) as set by VFA.

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Entry Requirements

Successful completion of VFA Learning Pre-Training Review and approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test.

No ATAR required.

Evidence through a statement of attainment or qualification of the required pre-requisite units.

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Assessment Methods

  • Written Questions
  • Observations
  • Case Studies
  • Assignments
  • Workplace Logbook
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Course Duration

If you need flexibility, we offer a blended mode of delivery for our diploma course. Each week you can expect the following:

Half a day per week for the first 10 weeks, and then 1 day per week for the remainder plus  1 day online.

Students can also expect self-directed studies and practical practice on the remaining days of the week to reinforce skills.

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Course Costs

Fee for Service = $13,000

Skills First Government Subsidised = $10,717

*Materials Fees = $137

*Materials Fees are not covered under VET Student Loans

For more information, refer to our guide on fee schedule for all approved courses and census dates.

This training will be delivered by Victorian Fitness Academy Pty Ltd TA VFA Learning RTO 22360. This training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding to eligible individuals. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Access to VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements, and a VET Student Loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth. The maximum Tuition Fee for this course for Non Subsidised Students is $13,000. The maximum amount covered under the VET Student Loans program for this course is $16,788.

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Payment Options

Fee-for Service: Deposit and Direct Debit payment of balance (paid through Debit Success)

Where eligible: VIC government subsidy and VET Student Loans

Where eligible: VET Student Loans and direct debit payment of balance (paid through Debit Success)

This training will be delivered by Victorian Fitness Academy Pty Ltd TA VFA Learning RTO 22360. This training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding to eligible individuals. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Access to VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements, and a VET Student Loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth. The maximum Tuition Fee for this course for Non Subsidised Students is $13,000. The maximum amount covered under this course’s VET Student Loans program is $16,221.

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Pathway to Further Education

The SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching) is a pathway to the tertiary education degree, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science.

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