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Australian Sports Commission FREE online Coaching and Officiating Courses

The Austrlain Sports Commission off a series of FREE online courses to beginner coaches and Officials through their online learning portal.

Free online (ASC) Coaching course
The Beginning Coaching General Principles course has been developed to help coaches improve their basic Coaching skills, particularly those coaches working with children.
 
A major benefit of the online course is that coaches can complete it in their own time. Thanks to a subsidy from the Australian Sports Commission, the online course is initially available free of charge to Australian coaches.
 
Becoming an accredited coach
The Beginning Coaching General Principles course can provide the first step towards accreditation. Your national or state sporting organisation can provide more information on the sport-specific c requirements to achieve accreditation as a coach.
The online course can also be used as part of the training for coaches in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active After-school Communities program.
 
About the course
The course contains five training modules that cover a range of general coaching topics, including:
Ø the role and responsibilities expected of a coach
Ø planning
Ø safety
Ø working with parents
Ø communication
Ø group management
Ø inclusive coaching practices
 
The course takes approximately six hours to complete, and there is assessment included at the end of each module.
 
How to access the course
The Beginning Coaching General Principles course is available from the Australian Sports Commission’s online learning portal at  learning.ausport.gov.au
 
 
Free online (ASC) Officiating course
The Introductory Officiating General Principles course has been developed to assist new officials improve their basic officiating skills.
 
A major benefit of the online course is that officials can complete it in their own time. Thanks to a subsidy from the Australian Sports Commission, the online course is initially available free of charge to Australian officials.
 
Becoming an accredited official
The Introductory Officiating General Principles course can provide the first step towards accreditation. Your national or state sporting organisation can provide more information on the sport-specific requirements to achieve accreditation as an official.
 
About the course
The course contains three training modules that cover arranges of general officiating topics, including:
Ø ethical responsibilities of officials
Ø preparation for officiating
Ø safety
Ø communication
Ø dealing with conflict
Ø people management.
 
The course takes approximately four hours to complete, and there is assessment included at the end of each module.
 
How to access the course
The Introductory Officiating General Principles course is available from the Australian Sports Commission’s online learning portal at learning.ausport.gov.au
 
 

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