Course and Resource Fee $120
The Australian Sports Commission’s ‘Sporting Schools’ programme, offers students in primary schools access to sport based activities before, during or after school. As of Term 3 2015, Sporting Schools will be available to every primary school in Australia.
Athletics Australia delivers IAAF Kids’ Athletics through the Sporting Schools programme which allows children to explore and develop the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing.
Sporting Schools will be delivered in schools before, during and after school hours and all coaches will be paid for their involvement.
The IAAF Kids' Athletics Upskilling Program will give Coaches the skills to teach children the core fundamentals of athletics - running, jumping and throwing - using modified equipment with a focus on fun and following the IAAF’s successful global framework.
To be accredited to coach as part of the Sporting Schools athletics programme, you need to be a registered coach with Athletics Australia and undertake this upskilling course. See http://www.athletics.com.au/Coaches/Sporting-Schools for more details about getting registered.
Once you have successfully passed the IAAF Kids' Athletics Upskilling Course you will be an endorsed Athletics Provider in Sporting Schools.
With Sporting Schools being available in hundreds of primary school around the country, there are a wide variety of opportunities for coaches around Australia to enjoy teaching kids the basics of athletics and be paid for it; so get yourself accredited now!