University of Canberra

Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

As sport and health agendas continue to grow both nationally and internationally, roles within the sporting team are becoming more pivotal to optimise the preparation of athletes across all developmental levels. Maximising the performance of athletes is largely dependent on their ability to be physically prepared to withstand the rigors of their chosen sport. As such there is a growing need for exceptional graduates in this field. The course aims to provide the opportunity for current and future coaches to develop their knowledge and practical skills in line with key competencies of the profession. The course is constructed to include core building blocks of knowledge around training modalities, planning and monitoring, and coach communication. The course is two semesters in duration and is in a predominantly online format.

Standard entry requirements

Undergraduate in Sport and Exercise science or related field OR Undergraduate in non-related degree however has undertaken units related to human anatomy, human physiology, biomechanics and basic exercise prescription OR Non-degree entrance: Those individuals without a degree but have 5 years' experience working full-time in a strength and conditioning role will be considered. Please contact the Course Convenor for further details.Suitability for non-degree entrance is assessed via communications with the Course Convener.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $20,100
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