SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

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SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching


Duration: 1 semester plus coaching for the season

45 Stage 2 credits

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Course Description

This course has a lacrosse focus and reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a role as a coach. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include observing the performance of sports participants to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team based training programs. Those with this qualification would also supervise practice sessions and provide in competition assistance to participants. This is a partial qualification. 

Course Content


(Nominal hours shown in brackets for SACE credit reference)

Core Units

HLTAID003* Provide first aid (18)
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices (30)
SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills (28)
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs (30)
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs (35)
SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment (25)
SISXFAC207 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities (5)
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities (20)
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict (20)

Elective Units

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (20)
SISSSOF101 Develop and update officiating knowledge (15)
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes (50)
BSBADM405 Organise Meetings (20)

* delivery by Surf Life Saving SA (RTO 40110)


Employment as a local community coach or further study in SIS30713 Certificate IV Sport Coaching, SIS50512 Diploma of Sports Coaching, Bachelor of Education, Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Preferred Background

This course is for students who are registered with a South Australian lacrosse club and who wish to coach children in lacrosse.

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