Certificate IV in Sport Coaching (R1)

This qualification, Certificate IV in Sport Coaching SIS40319,  reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to coach participants up to an advanced level in a specific sport.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in advanced community coaching roles working or volunteering at community-based sport clubs and organisations in the Australian sport industry. Individuals with this qualification possess a range of highly developed coaching and communication skills with sound industry knowledge. They work with independence, taking responsibility for their own functions and outputs.

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Core Units (11)

BSBRSK401Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
SISSSCO003Meet participant coaching needs
SISSSCO005 Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge
SISSSCO015Prepare participants for sport competition
SISXIND009 Respond to interpersonal conflict

Electives (7)

Group A – Sport-Specific Electives
SISSSCO013Coach sport participants up to an advanced level
Group B – Swimming
SISSSWM002Coach swimmers up to a high-performance level
Group C – Tennis
SISSTNS002Coach intermediate players in tennis
Group D – Equestrian
ACMPHR401 Interpret equine behaviour
SISOEQU001Handle horses
SISSEQS002Coach unofficial local competition participants in equestrian
General elective units
ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely
ACMEQU205Apply knowledge of horse behaviour
ACMEQU210Lunge educated horses
ACMEQU301Introduce horses to lunge exercise
BSBADM405Organise meetings
CHCVOL003 Recruit, induct and support volunteers
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
SISOEQU012 Assess horses for sport or recreational performance
SISOEQU013 Condition horses for sport or recreational performance
SISOEQU014 Determine nutritional requirements for sport or recreational horses
SISOEQU015Acquire and educate horses for sport or recreational programs
SISSSCO006 Implement sport selection policies and procedures
SISSSCO009 Work collaboratively with others in a sport environment
SISSSCO010 Implement sport talent identification programs
SISSSCO016 Coach participants in sport competition
SISSSPT001 Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies
SISXADM001 Organise and supervise participant travel
SISXCAI010 Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISXDIS001 Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
SISXEMR002 Coordinate emergency responses
SISXFAC003 Implement facility maintenance programs
SISXICT001 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work
SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events
SISXIND010 Protect children and young people
SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
TAEDEL404AMentor in the workplace

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