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Certificate II in Sport Coaching

SIS20321 Certificate II in Sport Coaching
Course Duration
12-18 months
Course Delivery
School Partnership
Course Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Course Accreditation
This is a nationally recognised qualification


The Certificate II in Sport Coaching is a gateway to the dynamic world of sports and recreation, designed to empower individuals with essential skills and knowledge. 

Designed to accommodate the unique needs of high school students, it provides the foundational tools necessary to lead pre-planned coaching sessions with fellow students in specific sports. 

This program also includes the following: 

  • Exclusive access to our immersive learning environment – Sports Stars
  • Engage in a minimum of 10 hours in a community coaching role
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Choose how you want to train.
The Delivery Options are:

This program is ideal for individuals who are passionate about sports and recreation, eager to immerse themselves in the excitement of coaching sessions and events. Designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge, it is perfect for those looking to become familiar with routine tasks and showcase their abilities. Whether aspiring to assist with epic sport events or engage with customers, this qualification offers a chance to be a key player in the adrenaline-pumping world of sports.

When you finish SIS20321 Certificate II in Sport Coaching certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Conduct recreation sessions 
  • Provide First aid 
  • Hire out equipment
  • Provide service to others 
  • Work in a team 
  • Conduct Workplace health and safety 
  • Conduct coaching sessions (foundational level)

Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.

  1. Live Class 
    i) Group workshop with a trainer to support and guide you through activities. Ask us for scheduled course dates at locations convenient to you.
    ii) We can also come to your workplace and deliver a customised program to meet your workplace needs (Minimum numbers apply. Contact us to discuss your particular needs).
  2. Blended Learning
    This is a flexible and efficient way to complete your qualification. It may include live classes, online study, self-paced activities and webinars.
  3. Online
    The entire course is offered electronically through our Learning Management System.
  4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.

Completing this qualification could lead to a variety of entry-level opportunities such as: 

  • Assistant community coach
  • Fitness centre attendant 
  • Recreation attendant 
  • Sports equipment retail worker 
  • Sports event staff
  • Sports facility receptionist 
  • Volunteer (unpaid) 

A good command of written English and the ability to allocate appropriate study hours each week.

You have 12-18 months from course commencement to complete this qualification depending on the mode of delivery. 

To complete this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in a total of 7 units. 3 of these units are core and there are 4 electives. The table below shows the content of our standard specialisation streams, however other electives are available.

Unit of CompetencyCore/Elective
HLTAID011 Provide First AidCore
SIRWHS001 Work SafelyCore
SISSSCO002 Work in a community coaching roleCore
CHCVOL001 Be an effective VolunteerElective
SISOFLD001 Provide hire equipment for activitiesElective
SISSSCO001 Conduct sport coaching sessions with foundation level participantsElective
SISOFLD001 Assist in conducting recreation sessionsElective

Your learning resources will include:

  • Training Manual
  • Resource Library containing document templates, samples, fact sheets and explainer videos
  • Access to live and recorded webinars and online discussion forums
  • Access to our Learning Management System

During your studies, you will need access to the following:

  • Computer with compatible operating system (Windows 8 or higher, Mac)
  • Printer, scanner and phone
  • Current web browser (Chrome, Safari or Firefox)
  • Email address and stable Internet connection access (with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps)
  • Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adobe reader

Assessment is a combination of:

  • Knowledge questions
  • Case studies and Projects
  • Practical Activities

If you successfully complete this qualification you could continue your studies in higher level tourism or hospitality qualifications within the VET sector.

Please see our full Fee Schedule for information about unit costs (where applicable), RPL fees and Refund Policy. Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for VET in Schools Funding. No fees are applicable for this course for eligible students undertaking VETiS training in a school environment.

School Partnership
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