Certificate IV in Sport Coaching (Release 2)

This qualification, Certificate IV in Sport Coaching SIS40512,  reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a coach. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include observing the performance of athletes to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team training programs. Those with this qualification would supervise training and provide in competition assistance to athletes including supporting their psychological preparation and conducting post competition analysis of both performance and strategy. They would also be responsible for athlete support needs in conjunction with other personnel. Those with this qualification may also be responsible for the output of others and undertake broader business functions including long and short term planning.

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BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWOR404B Develop work priorities
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sport psychology
SISSSCO409 Work collaboratively with support personnel
SISXCCS402A Coordinate client service activities
SISXCCS404A Address client needs
SISXIND405A Conduct projects
SISXIND408 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation
SISXIND410 Coordinate sport, fitness or recreation work teams or groups
SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict

Electives (7)

Group A – AFL
SISSAFL406A Teach the intermediate skills of Australian Football
SISSAFL407A Teach the intermediate tactics of Australian Football
Group B – Competitive Canoeing
SISSCNO406A Teach the advanced skills and tactics of flat water canoeing
SISSCNO407A Teach the advanced skills and tactics of slalom canoeing
Group C – Cricket
SISSCKT408A Teach the advanced skills of cricket
SISSCKT409A Teach the advanced tactics and strategies of cricket
Group D – Equestrian
AHCHBR306A Prevent and treat equine injury and disease
SISOEQO408A Determine nutritional requirements for horses
SISOEQO409A Train and condition horses
SISSEQS302A Demonstrate basic dressage and show horse skills
SISSEQS404A Teach the intermediate skills of riding on the flat
SISSEQS405A Teach the intermediate skills of riding over fences
Group E – Netball
SISSNTB407A Teach intermediate level netball skills
SISSNTB408A Teach intermediate level netball tactics and game strategy
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
Group F – Rugby League
SISSRGL409A Teach advanced level Rugby League game skills
SISSRGL410A Teach advanced level Rugby League tactics and game strategy
Group G – Surfing
SISOSRF202A Demonstrate basic surfing manoeuvres in controlled conditions
SISOSRF303A Perform intermediate level surfing manoeuvres
SISOSRF406A Perform advanced level surfing manoeuvres
SISOSRF407A Perform rescues in moderate to difficult surf conditions
SISOSRF410A Instruct advanced surfing skills
Group H – Surf Life Saving
SISSSUR405A Teach the advanced skills of surf life saving
SISSSUR406A Officiate advanced level surf life saving competitions
Group I – Swimming
SISSSWM302A Plan a program for a competitive swimmer
Group J – Tennis
SISSTNS205 Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of tennis
SISSTNS307 Coach red stage tennis players
SISSTNS308 Coach orange stage tennis players
SISSTNS309 Coach green stage tennis players
SISSTNS410 Coach stroke production for intermediate tennis players
SISSTNS411 Coach tactics for intermediate tennis players
Group K – Volleyball
SISSVOL403A Teach the advanced skills of volleyball
SISSVOL404A Teach the advanced tactics and strategies of volleyball
General elective units
BSBGOV401 Implement Board member responsibilities
BSBGOV403 Analyse financial reports and budgets
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
SISCCRD302A Recruit and manage volunteers
SISFFIT305A Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
SISOSRF305A Guide surfing sessions
SISOSRF408A Guide surfing trips
SISOYSB403A Sail a small boat in moderate and variable conditions
SISSEQS301A Demonstrate basic dressage, show jumping and cross-country riding
SISSMAR402A Teach the advanced skills of martial arts
SISSRGU410A Officiate advanced level Rugby Union
SISSSAI402A Teach the advanced tactics and strategies of sailing
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
SISSSOF101 Develop and update officiating knowledge
SISSSOF202 Officiate games or competitions
SISSSOF203 Judge competitive situations
SISSSOF305 Officiate in a high performance environment
SISSSOF306 Apply self-management to enhance high performance officiating
SISSSPA301A Coordinate regional touring athletes
SISSSPA402A Coordinate international touring athletes
SISSSPA403A Administer a team or group
SISSSPA404A Implement accreditation and registration systems
SISSSPT302A Provide initial management of sports injuries
SISSSPT303A Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs
SISSSPT304A Tape ankle, thumb and fingers
SISSSPT305A Support sports injury management
SISSSPT306A Deal with medical conditions in a sport setting
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISSSWM303A Teach the advanced skills of competitive swimming
SISXCAI305A Conduct individualised long-term training programs
SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups
SISXEMR402A Coordinate emergency responses
SISXFAC303A Implement facility maintenance programs
SISXIND402 Analyse legal knowledge for organisation governance
SISXIND403A Analyse participation patterns
SISXIND409 Organise a sport, fitness and recreation event
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
TAEDEL404A Mentor in the workplace

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