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HSE106 - Introduction to Sport Coaching Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Helen Brown


HSE105 or unit chair approval upon submission of evidence of National Coaching Accreditation (NCAS) certification or similar accreditation.
Please contact the Unit Chair Helen Brown via to provide evidence.


Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Contact hours: 1 x 1 hour practical per week


Students may need to apply for a Working With Children (WWC) check to the Department of Justice in accordance with the Working with Children Act 2005.


This unit provides students with practical/applied experiences in the context of sport coaching. Students will be expected to obtain a placement external to the University and coach under the supervision of qualified mentor coaches. The placement can be in the student's chosen field and preferably with junior athletes. Students are introduced to the techniques and processes necessary to conduct effective coaching sessions.


Assessment task 1: Observational analysis report 30%
Assessment task 2: Practicum presentation 30%
Assessment task 3: Practicum experience report 40%

Students must complete minimum 30 hours coaching and coordinator report (hurdle requirement).
Note: Students also need to complete a Level 1 Sports Trainers course by the end of this unit, at student's expense (hurdle requirement).

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