Recreation & Fitness

Sport & Recreation

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Certificate IV in Sport Coaching

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time
National CodeSIS40512
TAFE SA CodeTP00620
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score

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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on CSPA score.

How to Apply

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a coach. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include observing the performance of athletes to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team training programs. Those with this qualification would supervise training and provide in competition assistance to athletes including supporting their psychological preparation and conducting post competition analysis of both performance and strategy. They would also be responsible for athlete support needs in conjunction with other personnel.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate IV in Sport Coaching (SIS40512)
This course will provide you with a broad base of knowledge and practical skills relevant and immediately usable across the sport coaching, sport development and recreation industries. Course units enable you to develop a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and apply this knowledge in real-life situations, and develop specialised skills in areas of particular interest. 15 core units plus 7 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.