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Become a winning sporting coach

Learn how to be a successful coach in any sport with subjects including programming, injury prevention and management, strength training, sport psychology, athlete nutrition, talent ID and increasing participation numbers, and understanding the law and legal requirements. Additionally you will learn massage for athletes, and how to coordinate outdoor recreational activities and manage projects. This is an action packed program with excursions, camps and plenty of hands on activities. Outdoor recreation and mountain biking will be a focus of this program and all students will receive a Giant mountain bike in the second week of class. Course details

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Hervey Bay

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Natalie Karlsson

Fitness

I've always been interested in fitness training and travelling. I spoke to a former TAFE Queensland student who loved her time here and I thought, ‘it’s the place to be!’ The campus is in a really good location. If you have a long break you can go down to the beach and have a surf and a swim. I love the people and the culture here. It’s paradise and it feels like home.

Natalie Karlsson
Fitness
TAFE Queensland East Coast

Study Sports and Fitness at TAFE

Make a healthy career choice

Help people lead happier and healthier lives as a specialised exercise trainer. Learn advanced skills and knowledge in physiology and anatomy; injury prevention and management; and corrective, strength, and conditioning programs.

Explore your passion while you explore Australia

Natalie, Diploma of Fitness

Natalie followed her passion for travel and fitness all the way from Sweden to the East Coast of Australia. She's already started working in the industry as a group exercise leader and is taking a learn-to-surf class as part of her studies.

Key dates

Provider CRICOS/RTO Code Program CRICOS Code Location Workload Delivery Key Date

TAFE Queensland East Coast

CRICOS 02004B | RTO 0418

085451C Hervey Bay Full Time Classroom 10/07/2017
29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
15/07/2019
28/01/2020

Entry requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 3+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Welfare Requirements For Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Location/s

Hervey Bay
47-95 Urraween Road
Pialba QLD 4655

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You are also required to have the following prior to commencement of studies;

  • TAFE polo shirt
  • Pens
  • Notepad
  • Laptop or tablet (if applicable)

Timetable

Timetables may be available online or may be provided to you at your program orientation.

Your timetable may change every semester and you must be able to manage your commitments to ensure attendance at all your classes.

Timetables will be different across TAFE Queensland locations. This is an example of what a course timetable could look like -  

Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Or

Wednesday and Thursday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Placement

Some qualifications require students to participate in vocational placement to successfully complete and achieve their TAFE Queensland award. If vocational placement is a course requirement it will be organised by your School/Faculty and you will be provided with all the information you need to prepare. Remember you are responsible for ensuring you have met all the requirements to participate in vocational placement.

Confidentiality
During these placements, you may become familiar with information that is confidential to that workplace (for example financial or business affairs, personal affairs and family background of staff and clients, technical information, trade secrets, know-how, formulae, processes, ideas, and inventions). You must not divulge any confidential information that you become aware of during a placement. Breaches of confidentiality will be considered to be acts of behavioural misconduct and may result in disciplinary action.

Units

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 20 units:
Core Competencies: 11
Elective Competencies: 9

Core and Elective Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology Core
SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups Core
SISXIND406A Manage projects Core
BSBADM502B Manage meetings Core
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information Core
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes Core
ICAICT308A Use advanced features of computer applications Core
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles Core
SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks Core
SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies Core
SISXCCS403A Determine needs of client populations Core
SISSSDE502 Design and implement strategies to increase participation Core
SISOODR405A Develop and coordinate programs incorporating outdoor activities Core
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program Elective
SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities Elective
SISSSPA505A Coordinate team or group management Elective
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs Elective
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness Elective
SISFFIT030 Instruct advanced exercise programs Elective
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

The course cost indicated is for students on an international student visa. If you are visiting Australia on a non-student visa, (e.g. partner visa, working holiday, employer sponsor etc.) please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.

Costs

Location Cost Duration
Hervey Bay, East Coast $15,900 1 Year

Additional costs

Excursions: Students will also be required to pay for mandatory excursions that occur throughout the course ($100 AUD) at the time of enrolment.

Uniform: Students will be required to purchase a branded TAFE shirt ($40 AUD).

Outcome

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Sport Stream)

Job prospects

  • Sports Coach
  • Sports And Fitness Workers
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Coaches, Instructors And Officials

University Pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Natalie Karlsson

Fitness

I've always been interested in fitness training and travelling. I spoke to a former TAFE Queensland student who loved her time here and I thought, ‘it’s the place to be!’ The campus is in a really good location. If you have a long break you can go down to the beach and have a surf and a swim. I love the people and the culture here. It’s paradise and it feels like home.

Natalie Karlsson
Fitness
TAFE Queensland East Coast

Apply now

Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited!
Before you apply, make sure that you check that you meet the specific academic and language requirements for your chosen course.
The application process

To support your application, please supply your supporting documents.
These include:

Read the student rules and refund policy.

Enrolment

If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer of Place letter. To accept it and secure your place in your chosen program, you will need to:

After you have accepted your Offer of Place, you will receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and with your CoE you can apply for your student visa. You will need to arrange your student visa before you come to Australia.

Please note that International Orientation day is compulsory. Students must attend the International Orientation Day before commencing their studies with TAFE Queensland.

Orientation

At the beginning of each semester orientation events are hosted across TAFE Queensland locations.

TAFE Queensland recommends you arrive two weeks prior to your course start date to allow time to organise and settle into your accommodation and prepare for your studies.

International Orientation which is usually conducted the week before study commences will help answer many of your questions about studying with TAFE Queensland. This comprehensive orientation covers many important topics including

  • Living in Queensland and understanding our Australian culture

  • Accommodation

  • Banking

  • Transport

  • Student safety

  • Learning support

  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), insurance and medical needs

  • Student Support Services at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Program specific orientations are also conducted one week prior to the start of study. This is an opportunity for you to meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule.

International Orientation details are emailed to you prior to commencing your studies or they can be accessed via the Orientation Schedule.

Last updated on 17 March 2017

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