Study Sport Coaching

Potential Career Outcomes

Some potential occupations include:

Course overview

Due to the increase awareness of the health benefits of physical activities, there has been a strong growth in this industry. It is projected that the fitness industry will continue to flourish over the next 5 years.  Sport coaches have diverse job roles such as recruiting players, arranging sport competitions, officiating sport events, training players and coordinating sporting activities.

Passionate about sport or teaching? In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Work Health and Safety
  • Community Coaching
  • First Aid
  • Coaching Skills
  • Sport, Fitness or Recreation Events
  • Officiate sport competitions
  • Sport Specific courses – Tennis, Basketball, Equestrian etc
Graduate Outcomes
  • The number of people working in the industry is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • Most graduates work in these industries: Education and Training, Arts and Recreation and Public Administration and Safety.
  • Many opportunities to work part-time.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall)
Related Courses

Some related courses include:

  • Certificate IV in Sport Coaching
    Duration: 36 -52 weeks
    Intake: 4 Terms
    Cost: $6,000 – $8,820
    Locations: NSW, QLD
  • Diploma of Sport Coaching  

Duration: 52-75 weeks

Intake: 4 Terms

Cost: From $11,500

Location: NSW, QLD

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