Certificate IV in Sport Coaching - SIS40319

Ace Tennis Academy Gold Coast

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03005D

This qualification 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.Possible job titles depend on the specific sport and may include:Advanced coachHead coachPerformance coachDevelopment coachSenior coach.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).


  • Interpret equine behaviour
  • Coordinate emergency responses
  • Organise and supervise participant travel
  • Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • Handle horses
  • Mentor in the workplace
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Implement sport selection policies and procedures
  • Apply knowledge of horse behaviour
  • Coach intermediate players in tennis
  • Implement facility maintenance programs
  • Coach participants in sport competition
  • Prepare participants for sport competition
  • Lunge educated horses
  • Respond to interpersonal conflict
  • Acquire and educate horses for sport or recreational programs
  • Handle horses safely
  • Coordinate work teams or groups
  • Meet participant coaching needs
  • Determine nutritional requirements for sport or recreational horses
  • Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge
  • Coach sport participants up to an advanced level
  • Coach unofficial local competition competitors in equestrian
  • Protect children and young people
  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • Organise meetings
  • Introduce horses to lunge exercise
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Work collaboratively with others in a sport environment
  • Assess horses for sport or recreational performance
  • Provide first aid
  • Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
  • Condition horses for sport or recreational performance
  • Implement sport talent identification programs
  • Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies
  • Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work
  • Coach swimmers up to a high performance level
  • Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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