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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
HSE105 or unit chair approval upon submission of evidence of National Coaching Accreditation (NCAS) certification or similar accreditation.
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010
|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.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
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: Minimum 30 hours coaching and coordinator report (hurdle requirement),
Assessment task 2: Practicum experience report 40%
Assessment task 3: Four reflective written tasks (15% each) 60%
Assessment task 4: 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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