Certificate III in Sport Coaching - SIS30519

Australian College of Sport

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03052G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to coach participants up to an intermediate level in a specific sport. This qualification provides a pathway to work in 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 well-developed skills where discretion and judgement are required. They are responsible for their own outputs. Possible job titles depend on the specific sport and may include community coach.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).


  • Organise and supervise participant travel
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Implement sport selection policies and procedures
  • Maintain equipment for activities
  • Apply knowledge of horse behaviour
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Coach participants in sport competition
  • Continuously improve officiating skills and knowledge
  • Coach sport participants up to an intermediate level
  • Lunge educated horses
  • Work as an official in sport
  • Respond to interpersonal conflict
  • Handle horses safely
  • Coach volleyball participants up to an intermediate level
  • Meet participant coaching needs
  • Work in a community coaching role
  • Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge
  • Coach basketball participants up to an intermediate level
  • Officiate sport competitions
  • Protect children and young people
  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • Organise meetings
  • Coach junior players in tennis
  • Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  • Work collaboratively with others in a sport environment
  • Coach swimmers up to a competitive level
  • Provide first aid
  • Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
  • Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies
  • Coach individual participants in the introduction of equestrian activities
  • Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
ACS Basketball, Albert Park No
  • Full-time : 30 weeks
ACS Golf, Mordialloc No
  • Full-time : 30 weeks

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