Basketball

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES

Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Basketball)

This Program is focused to assist basketballers seeking to be US College ready and is with a dedicated pathway to help this aspiration become a reality. Curriculum comprises technical, tactical, physical and psychological elements of professional basketball. These are coordinated with sport science theory, the business of professional basketball and career preparation skills.

This Program is also a highly sophisticated and customised course for the aspiring professional basketballer. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete.

Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

*Please note that the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Basketball) program is suitable for talented athletes.

Football

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES

Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Professional Football)

This Program is a highly sophisticated and customised course for the aspiring professional footballer and for talented players seeking to take their game to the next level. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete. Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

SIS30613 Certificate III in Sport (Football)

SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

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.

*SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching is for participating schools only.
Please contact admin@collegeofsport.edu.au for advice on eligibility.

Equestrian

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES

Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Performance Equestrian)

This Program is a highly sophisticated and customised course for talented riders seeking to progress to advanced or elite levels. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete. Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

Thoroughbred Racing

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES
Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Thoroughbred Racing)

This Program is completely customised for the aspiring professional jockey. Curriculum comprises technical, tactical, physical and psychological elements of thoroughbred racing. Race simulation and on track training is the basis for skill development for student athletes of the Program, including mastering racing fundamentals and use of technologies. These are coordinated with sport science, the business of professional racing and career preparation skills.

Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

*Please note that the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Thoroughbred Racing) program is suitable for talented riders. This Program commences in 2020.

AFL

Formal academic and skill development qualifications for aspiring professional AFL player

Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (AFL)

This Program is a highly sophisticated and customised course for talented AFL players seeking to progress to an advanced level. Skill acquisition training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete. Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

SIS30613 Certificate III in Sport (AFL)

SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

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.

*SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching is for participating schools only.
Please contact admin@collegeofsport.edu.au for advice on eligibility.

Motor Racing

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES
Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Motor Racing)

This Program is completely customised for the aspiring race car driver. Curriculum comprises technical, tactical, physical and psychological elements of professional motor racing.

Race simulation and on track training is the basis for skill development for student athletes of the Program, including mastering racing fundamentals and use of technologies. These are coordinated with sport science, the business of professional motor sport and career preparation skills.

*Please note that the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Motor Racing) program is suitable for talented Kart racers and emerging race car drivers. This Program commences in 2021.

Snow Sports

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES
Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Snow Sports)

This Program is completely customised for the aspiring professional skiier or snowboarder across selected forms. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete, including mastering racing fundamentals and use of technologies. These are coordinated with sport science, the business of professional racing and career preparation skills.

*Please note that the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Snow Sports) program is suitable for talented athletes. This Program commences in 2021.

Cricket

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES
Programs

Tertiary Programs

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Cricket)

Program curriculum comprises technical, tactical, physical and psychological elements of professional cricket coordinated with sport science, the business of professional cricket and career preparation skills. This Program is a highly sophisticated and customised course for the aspiring professional cricketer. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are individualised for each student athlete. Upon graduation from this qualification and for those students who wish to progress their study at Bachelor level, credit transfer arrangements are available with Australian College of Sport University partners.

*Please note that the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development (Cricket) program is suitable for talented athletes. This Program commences in 2021.

Welcome to

Australian College of Sport
Founder’s Welcome Message

Australian College of Sport (ACS) athletes learn that becoming better is the matter of life. Winning and losing are simply two ingredients of this.

We honour the individual in you. We offer you an unburdened environment for you to focus and take advantage of our inspirational high performance teams. These are the things in your journey with us that will give you clarity and superior results. The greatest sportspeople in history think faster and make the best decisions faster than everyone else. This capacity comes from regularly exploring the library that the athlete builds through their training, self-reflection and their coaching support.

At ACS, our role is to teach you to learn, to train, to play and to compete at a highly sophisticated level. You receive knowledge and skills that are rare amongst your competitors. Above all, you will be confident to seize the opportunity to reach your goal.

A career in professional sport is exciting. We look forward to the opportunity to meet you, to welcome you and to be a small part of your journey.

Stuart Roberts
Founder & Principal
Australian College of Sport

About

Our story

The Australian College of Sport (ACS) delivers nationally accredited high performance training and education qualifications to school students and school leavers. In collaboration with peak sporting organisations, professional clubs, secondary schools and university partners, the ACS strives to develop talented athletes through our Programs. We offer our graduates pathways that are athletic, educational and industry oriented and specific to their chosen sport.

Established in a pilot program with the State Government of South Australia in 2006, the ACS continues to expand. Our stable of domestic Programs in Schools, post Year 12 and new ventures off shore see ever increasing opportunities for our graduates. The human element of our athlete culture is a key strength, as we nurture and shepherd our talent through their chosen pathway. The ACS Alumni join a special group of individuals who are extending their reach through the global ACS network.

Our People, Our Vision, Our Values

ACS staff and special consultants are experts in their field. They all share a wealth of knowledge, experience and success in training and educating talented athletes. Many of our staff have performed and succeeded at the highest levels as an athlete, before adding their training and education experience to their successes. We welcome the opportunity of meeting you to discuss your aspirations and sporting goals. As a student of ACS, your technical, physical and elite mind components of your Program, we engage you individually and in small groups. For the tactical and theory based components of your training, you will experience inspirational curriculum delivered face to face in larger group settings.

The very best athletes understand that getting to your best, comes primarily from accepting humility. Humility is an attitude that is critical for success. Never think that you are good enough just to train, you must always focus on learning and improving from every training session.”

This drives our Mission: to enable every student to be best prepared for achieving the next level of their sporting success.

Our Values guide every part of our culture, our relationships our training and education programs and our practices. At ACS, we promote, enable and foster respectful relationships. We build relevant and aspirational pathways for our students that are inspirational in their construct. Our endeavour is to unlock each and every student’s potential.

Policies & Important Information

The Australian College of Sport (ACS) is a Commonwealth Government accredited Registered Training Organisation (National Provider Code: 40254 ; CRICOS 03052G). ACS has Campus locations in Adelaide (SA), Sydney & Central Coast (NSW), Brisbane & Sunshine Coast (QLD).
Head Office is located at: Level 21/ 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA

International Landline: +618 8424 2359

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