Advanced Coaching Course (Accredited)
Nominal Duration – 29 hours in-course work (over two weekends)

Target Market for this Course

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of coaches who are coaching at Representative, Talent Identification and State League level. It is an accredited course under the Netball Australia Coaching Accreditation Scheme and provides training to the large numbers of coaches who are actively involved in netball. Completion of this course will also result in Advanced Coaching Accreditation with the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) as administered by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).
Enrolment Prerequisites
  • Participants must be at least 17 years of age on completion of the Advanced Accreditation Course to be eligible for accreditation.
  • All Advanced Coaching Course participants must be registered members of their local State/Territory Netball Association prior to accreditation being granted to ensure adequate insurance cover.
  • All participants must have a personal fitness level that will enable them to perform their normal coaching duties and where required to demonstrate skills at a slow pace. Demonstrations are not compulsory and they are performed at the individual participant’s discretion.
Course Pre-requisites
Participants must have completed the following pre-requisites:
  • Two years coaching at a minimum level of Representative 15/U.
  • Have two session plans assessed as competent be a mentor, using the seven-step progression.
  • Coaches must have had at least one year/season coaching experience after completion of a Netball Australia Intermediate Coaching Course.
Special permission may be obtained for exemption from fulfilling the practical experience requirement for entry into the course by:
  • Netball playing background – Open State/Territory or CBT Team player who has coached a netball team for a season within the last 2–3 years.
  • Netball coaching background – Coaches a team for a minimum of one year/season at Association representative level (age 14 years or above) within the last two years.