AFL

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING AFL PLAYERS

Our Approach:

BE INSPIRED

Performance sport demands
that you “give it your all”.

ARE YOU READY?

Our Curriculum: BE INQUISITIVE

This qualification advances your talent in the technical, physical, tactical and elite mind components of professional AFL. Practical elements of the course are coordinated with inspirational curriculum in elite mind preparation, sport science theory, sport technology , coaching and the business of professional AFL.

To maximise your learning outcomes, your Program is tailored to you and aligned to achieving your goals. For example, two ACS graduates are now contracted players for Melbourne and West Coast Football Clubs, with one of these graduates representing in the 2018 AFL semi-final. Graduates of this Program also have the opportunity of progressing their studies at Bachelor level through Australian College of Sport’s University partners.

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

SIS30419 Certificate III in Sport – Athlete

Football

These nationally accredited VET qualifications are eligible to contribute to the calculation of an ATAR, with SATAC recognising both qualifications as a subject in their own right for Stage 2 results. Training categories include: Skill and Game Development, Physical Considerations, Personal Management and Professional Athlete Traits. Students currently completing Year 10, 11 or Year 12 studies are encouraged to apply.

SACE STAGE 2 credits are available to students for successful completion of this qualification and allows eligibility to contribute to the calculation of an ATAR in the flexible option section up to the maximum allowed for recognised studies (20 credit ‘subject’ equivalent).

SATAC recognise the qualification as a subject (for SATAC purposes), calculated for a student’s ATAR contribution based on the average over the remaining 70 credits available for SACE Stage 2.

Unit of Competency

  • BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities

  • FNSFLT311 Develop and apply knowledge of personal finances

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

  • SISSPAR005 Develop athlete personal brand

  • SISSPAR007 Work as an athlete

  • SISSPAR008 Maintain personal wellbeing as an athlete

  • SISSPAR002 Participate in sport at an advanced level

  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations

  • SISSSC0012 Coach sport participants up to an intermediate level

  • SISSPAR003 Follow specialist dietary advice

Program Duration: 25 weeks

Program Location: T.K. Shutter Reserve, Klemzig SA

Tuition Fee: 2023 Applications (February Intake) will open in September 2022.

Incidental & Ancilliary Training Fee(s): Student Athlete Apparel & Training Kit*

*Anticipated incidental & ancilliary training fee(s) $375.00

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

SIS30519 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

Football

This Program is specifically designed for delivery in Secondary Schools and is delivered during School hours. Additionally, an approved list of Elective Unit choices are made available to the School’s leadership to nominate preferred learning outcomes. The Program combines both theory and applied training across: Coaching Development, Athlete Considerations, Elite Mind and Sport Science. Students currently completing Year 10, 11 or Year 12 studies are encouraged to apply (Participating Schools Only).

A maximum of 75 SACE STAGE 2 credits are available for successful completion of this qualification and eligible to contribute to the calculation of an ATAR in the flexible option section up to the maximum allowed for recognised studies (20 credit ‘subject’ equivalent).

SATAC recognises this qualification as a subject (for SATAC purposes), calculated for a student’s ATAR contribution based on the average over the remaining 70 credits available for SACE Stage 2.

*SIS30519 Certificate III in Sport Coaching is for participating schools only.
Please contact admin@collegeofsport.edu.au for advice on eligibility.

Unit of Competency

  • SISSSOF002 Continuously improve officiating skills and knowledge

  • SISSSCO007 Apply sport psychology principles

  • CUAWHS403 Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development

  • SISSSCO012 Coach sport participants up to an intermediate level

  • SISSSCO005 Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge

  • SISSSCO003 Meet participant coaching needs

  • SISSSCO002 Work in a community coaching role

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Program Duration: 30 weeks*

Program Location: At selected SA Secondary Schools*

Tuition Fee: 2023 Applications (February Intake) will open in September 2022.

Incidental & Ancilliary Training Fee(s): Nil*

*Subject to negotiated delivery at selected Schools.

Qualifications

This qualification is available to both Australian and international applicants.

As an Australian College of Sport graduate, you will qualify with an internationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for a range of industry opportunities globally, as well as the pathway to pursue high level competition or continue education through our industry and university partners.
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