The Australian Sports Commission is pleased to announce the launch of a new online course for coaches.
The Beginning Coaching General Principles online course has been developed to assist new coaches improve their basic coaching skills, in particular, those coaches working with children.
Coaches can complete the course in their own time, from the comfort of their own home. It is initially being made available free of charge to Australian coaches by the Australian Sports Commission.
About the course
The course contains five modules, covering a range of general coaching topics, including the role and responsibilities expected of a coach, planning, safety, working with parents, communication, group management and inclusive coaching practices when working with people with a disability or special population groups.
The course is desiged to take approximately 6 hours to complete with assessment included at the end of each module. However, feedback has shown that it takes much less. And you can go back to the page as many times as you want. No need to sit there until it is finished.
How to access the course?
The Beginning Coaching General Principles course is available from the Australian Sports Commission’s new online learning portal.
How does this affect your Netball Coaching Accreditation?
For those coaches who wish to become accredited, the Beginning Coaching General Principles course provides the general principles component of the current Level 1 course (and the new Foundation Coaching Course, plus one module of the Development Coaching Course). The next step is to complete a sports specific coaching course in order to achieve accreditation as a netball coach.
For more information on the course, and to enrol
Interested in Coaching?
If you are interested in coaching a team for Raiders Netball Club, please contact us