Football

FORMAL ACADEMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASPIRING ATHLETES

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Australian College of Sport qualifications advance your talent in the technical, physical, tactical and elite mind components of advanced football. Practical elements of the course are coordinated with inspirational curriculum in elite mind preparation, sport science, sport technology , coaching and the business of community football.

Since 2015, graduates of our Football Programs have gone on to achieve their football goals including A-League and NPL Club contracts, playing professionally overseas, coaching professionally and progressing their studies at University.

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

SIS30421 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)

SIS30521 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.

Secondary Schools Programs (SA Schools Only)

CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Services (Community Sport Program)

Football

This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry into community services roles centred around individualised programming, or the implementation of specific community- based programs (Community Sport). Participants will learn and apply fundamental skills in planning, communication, leadership, safety, wellness and inclusion, as well as supporting general work activities across a range of community services organisations that consider their contribution within diverse community groups, using community sport for context.

As an elective option, this pathway is also designed to progress participants in chosen sports where learning outcomes are combined for advancing player skills, knowledge and performance for promoting personal health and personal leadership(Community Role Model). Other elective options for this qualification offer a pathway to work in roles as a Community Sports Coach (Service Provider), either working or volunteering at community-based sport clubs, after-school sports programs and organisations in the Australian sport industry generally.

Required work placement is to be delivered at the participating School, where Working with Children (WWC) checks are in place.

*SISCHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services (Community Sport) is for participating schools only.
Please contact admin@collegeofsport.edu.au for advice on eligibility.

Unit of Competency

  • CHCCS308B Provide first point of contact
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

  • BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

  • FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks

  • BSBWOR201 Manage personal stress in the workplace

  • SISSPAR001 Participate in sport at an intermediate level

  • SISSSCO003 Meet participant coaching needs

Program Duration: 6 months*

Program Location: At selected SA Secondary Schools. This Program is a SA Government approved VSS Non-Training Contract Program. Please contact admin@collegeofsport.edu.au

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

Upfront Course Fee(s): $125 (per participant)

*Subject to elective choices 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.

At ACS, we teach you to trust in your training

Timothy Knight – ACS High Performance Coach Head of Physical Performance, Central Coast Mariners (former) Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science (Honours)
Consultant in Sport Science, Australian National Teams

Humility is an attitude that is vital for success. Never think that you are good enough just to train, you must always focus on improving from every training session.

Michael Matricciani – ACS High Performance Coach
FFSA 2018 Coach of the Year

Humility is an attitude that is vital for success. Never think that you are good enough just to train, you must always focus on improving from every training session.

Michael Matricciani – ACS High Performance Coach
FFSA 2018 Coach of the Year

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