Course and Resources Fee: $250 for members & $260 for non members (includes your first year of coaching registration with Athletics Australia)
This course is an entry level course of Athletics Australia’s Coach Accreditation Framework. The course focuses on developing the coach's human management skills and understanding physical literacy and how it can be improved based on the 'Teaching Games for Understanding' model of sports development.
This course instructs coaches how to follow the Teaching Games for Understanding model, especially its athlete-centred pedagogy, and introduces the most critical components of developing physical literacy in beginning athletes to prepare them for future Track and Field success, which must be understood before event-specific coaching can be developed.
Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and have completed the pre-course work
Pre-course work : Online modules: 4 hours Reading: 2 hours
Teaching Hours: 8 hours (delivered over one full day or two evenings)
Post course work: Reading: 6 hours+ Online Modules: 1 hour Assignment: 1 hour
Pathways: Successful applicants are eligible to attend the Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach and IAAF Kids Athletics Courses after completing thirty (30) hours of practical coaching
*Please note if the course does not go ahead due to unforeseen circumstances a transfer into a future suitable course date will be offered