Certificate III in Sport – Athlete (R1)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a career as an athlete at a regional, state or national level in a specific sport in the Australian sport industry. Athletes at this level may have access to match payments, prize money, grants or endorsements as the primary source of their income.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as an athlete. Individuals with this qualification train for events, work with coaches and support staff, compete in sport at a regional, state or territory level and undertake promotional duties. They possess a range of well-developed skills where discretion and judgement are required. They are responsible for their own outputs under the guidance of a coach.

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Core Units (6)

BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
FNSFLT301 Be MoneySmart
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SISSPAR005 Develop athlete personal brand
SISSPAR007 Work as an athlete
SISSPAR008 Maintain personal wellbeing as an athlete

Elective Units

Group A – Cricket
SISSCKT002 Participate in cricket at an advanced level
Group B – Golf
SISSGLF003 Participate in golf at an advanced level
Group C – Sport-specific electives
SISSAFL002 Participate in Australian Football at an advanced level
SISSPAR002 Participate in sport at an advanced level
General electives
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
SISSPAR003 Follow specialist dietary advice
SISSPAR004 Book athlete travel and accommodation
SISSPAR006 Prepare and present athlete sponsorship proposals
SISSPAR009 Participate in conditioning for sport
SISSSOF001 Work as an official in sport
SISSSOF002 Continuously improve officiating skills and knowledge
SISSSOF003 Officiate sport competitions
SISXCAI001 Provide equipment for activities
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations
SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities

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