Certificate IV in Sport Coaching – SIS40321, CRICOS Code: 110258C



Certificate IV in Sport Coaching – SIS40321, CRICOS Code: 110258C

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of roles within the Australian sport industry.

They work or volunteer at community-based sport clubs and organisations in the Australian sport industry.

Individuals with this qualification are involved in the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues. They work autonomously and coordinate and supervise others.

Possible job titles include:

  • High performance coach
  • Sport development manager
  • Talent manager.

Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).

Entry Requirements

To enter SIS40321 – Certificate IV in Sport Coaching, candidates should have a year 11 school certificate, its equivalent or maturity and appropriate life experience. It is recommended that candidates have relevant experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

  • The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
  • The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
  • The application of relevant technical and other skills.

Course Prerequisites

no prerequisite requirements.

Duration of Qualification and Volume of Learning

This program is a full-time course completed over a period of 1.5 years full time

The AQF Volume of Learning for a SIS40321 Certificate IV in Sport Coaching is 600 ~ 2400 hours. Please refer to details of how this program meets this requirement on following pages including our timetable and details about weekly Training and assessment, weekly online lecture, weekly Sport Practice.

11 units must be completed:

  • 7 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of either:
  • 1 unit from Group A or Group B or Group C
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed in Group E
  • up to 1 elective unit which can be selected from elsewhere in the SIS Training Package, or from any other current Training Package or accredited course

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBOPS403 Identify risk and apply risk management processes (100 hrs)
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety (100 hrs)
HLTAID011 Provide first aid (100 hrs)
SISSSCO003 Meet participant coaching needs (100 hrs)
SISSSCO005 Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge (100 hrs)
SISSSCO015 Prepare participants for sport competition (100 hrs)
SISXIND009 Respond to interpersonal conflict (100 hrs)

Elective Units A: Sport- specific electives

Unit Code Unit Title
SISSSCO013 Coach sport participants up to an advanced level (90 hrs)

Elective Units E: General elective

Unit Code Unit Title
SISSSCO009 Work collaboratively with others in a sport environment (100 hrs)
SISXMGT004 Coordinate work teams (90 hrs)
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings (90 hrs)