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AFL PROGRAMS

 

The Port Adelaide Football Club and the Australian College of Sport have partnered to deliver a selection of nationally accredited qualifications for aspiring professional AFL players. Recognised internationally for their commitment to sport science and for developing AFL athletes, Port Adelaide Football Club high performance staff, players and facilities are made available to enrolled students across all Australian College of Sport AFL Programs. These Programs are based at Port Adelaide Football Club’s High Performance Headquarters at Alberton Oval, South Australia.

 

Programs are highly individualised and available to secondary school students and school leavers. Pathway options are from secondary school Programs through to Bachelor Programs across a variety of platforms.

 

Please see Courses for secondary school students and school leavers below:

Certificate III in Sport

Certificate III

Sport (SIS30613)

Elite AFL Pathway

Port Adelaide Football Club

AFL

Australian College of Sport programs for Secondary Schools are tailored for talented athletes and provide participating students with a VET qualification that delivers credits towards their Secondary School Certificate.

 

This qualification is made available to eligible students who are currently completing Year 10, 11 or Year 12 studies. There is a maximum of 40 credit points available. Training categories include: Skill and Game Development, Physical Considerations, Personal Management and Professional Athlete Traits to name a few. Selection criteria will include a skill trial.

 

This qualification is designed for student athletes who are also considering an elite athlete pathway into the Diploma of Sport Development with the Australian College of Sport.

Location

Adelaide

Tuition Fee

$3,950

Duration

30 Weeks

(One day per week)

Diploma of Sport Development

Diploma

Sport Development

Elite AFL Pathway

Port Adelaide Football Club

AFL

This qualification is a highly sophisticated and customised program for the aspiring professional AFL player. Advanced skills training and curriculum in the high performance space are strongly individualised for each student athlete.

 

Program curriculum comprises technical, physical, mental and tactical elements of AFL football coordinated with sport science, the business of professional sport and career preparation skills. This program has been developed in partnership with Port Adelaide’s high performance staff, elite mind experts the IKON Institute of Australia and the Australian College of Sport.

 

Upon graduation in the Diploma of Sport Development, 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.

Location

Adelaide

Tuition Fee

$25,900

Duration

1 Year
(Full Time Only)