The Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you the foundational education and training to be able to blend science and practice to provide quality sports coaching.
Studying this course, you will gain the management and leadership skills required to be an effective sports coach.
To be eligible for this course you must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent.
Areas of study
During this graduate certificate program, the subjects you will study include:
Planning training programs for elite athletes
Management skills for sports coaches
Performance analysis for sports coaches
Sports coaching pedagogy
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Upon completion of this graduate certificate course, you will be able to transfer your skills to a wide range of careers. You will have the skills and training to qualify for positions such as a high performance coach, director of coaching or sports development manager, both in Australia and overseas.
This course is an ideal pathway into the Master of Sports Coach program, for those who do not qualify for direct entry.
How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching from Griffith University, as if you had studied on campus.
Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
Recognition of Prior Learning or credit may be available for previous work experience or previous studies completed at other institutions.
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