HSE205 - Advanced Sport Coaching Theory and Practice


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

9 x 1 hour seminars; 9 x 2 hour practicals across the trimester.


Students are required to find a coaching placement position for themselves. The student is required to research the type of coaching placement opportunities they are interested in and contact the organisation/s themselves to seek the availability of a placement position with them.


The aim of this unit is to extend students’ theoretical knowledge and application of pedagogical models in coaching. Students learn how to plan, deliver and evaluate youth coaching sessions and develop season plans. The coaching focus is youth development and inclusive practice. Students are expected to observe, teach, reflect, and evaluate coaching sessions. The knowledge, skills, and practical experiences position students to coach and instruct youth in a variety of sport participation pathways. Students are required to find, organise and engage in a 30-hour coaching placement to create an authentic context to demonstrate their learning.

Hurdle requirement

Coaching Practicum: 30 hours

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