In a nutshell
This 100% online Undergraduate Certificate of Sport Coaching from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is for those who are looking to balance working in the industry with flexible, convenient online study.
The course is designed for those working in coach development, athlete/player development, or sport coaching and have been in the industry or related field for at least 2 years. It will help you take advantage of growing your educational skill-set in order to enhance your personal knowledge, and build your current practice and career development to higher levels.
You can also achieve Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credit, as the credit earned from this course can go to other ACPE courses such as the Bachelor of Sport Coaching (Management), or the Bachelor of Football (Development, Management and Performance).
What you’ll need
Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) are not ATAR dependent.
Some options for entry are:
- A minimum NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent meeting required standards in relevant subjects.
- An Associate Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Tertiary Preparation Certificate from a TAFE or other recognised VET provider qualification.
- One year of full-time or an equivalent study in a degree course at a recognised higher education institute in Australia or an equivalent
While a qualification can be accepted for admission into a diploma, associate degree or bachelor’s degree study, a higher performance standard is required for bachelor’s degree entry. Applicants who don’t meet the required standard can pursue associate degree or diploma study. Upon successful completing the diploma or associate degree study, you can articulate into the bachelor’s degree and apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. ACPE also offers various alternative entry pathways.
For more information, please enquire.
While completing the Undergraduate Certificate of Sport Coaching from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), you will study the following subjects:
- SP1103C - Coaching Techniques and Pedagogy
- SP2102C - Professional Communication
- SP3207C - Athlete Talent Identification and Development
- SP2106C - Performance Analysis and Research in Coaching
Why Australian College of Physical Education?
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.
ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.
A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.
ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.