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Unit of competency details

SISSSCO001 - Conduct sport coaching sessions with foundation level participants (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SISSSCO202 - Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skillsNot equivalent. Title changed. Significant changes to content. 10/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 11/Sep/2019

Companion volumes:

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 092103 Sports Coaching, Officiating And Instruction  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 092103 Sports Coaching, Officiating And Instruction  07/Nov/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and conduct sport coaching sessions with foundation level participants in a specific sport.

This unit applies to individuals working under supervision in community based assistant coaching roles in the Australian sport industry. This includes individuals working and volunteering in sport clubs and organisations.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Competency Field

Sport Coaching

Unit Sector

Sport

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for sport-specific sessions with foundation level participants.

1.1. Confirm assigned sport-specific session duties with supervisor.

1.2. Interpret sport-specific session plans and confirm set-up requirements with supervisor.

1.3. Prepare facilities, equipment, resources and refreshments according to set-up requirements.

1.4. Select and check equipment and resources for wear and tear and report to supervisor.

1.5. Report sport-specific session set-up problems to supervisor.

2. Conduct sport-specific sessions with foundation level participants.

2.1. Communicate and confirm foundation level participant understanding of sport-specific session activity instructions and safe participation requirements.

2.2. Communicate and model sport-specific participation behaviour standards.

2.3. Present, sequence and pace sport-specific session activities to meet sport-specific session plans.

2.4. Instruct and demonstrate safe sport-specific techniques and equipment use to foundation level participants.

2.5. Give feedback to foundation level participants to encourage positive interaction and participation.

2.6. Address foundation level participant poor behaviour within own job role responsibilities.

2.7. Seek support from supervisor when difficulties arise outside own job role responsibilities.

3. Complete sport-specific sessions with foundation level participants.

3.1. Seek foundation level participant feedback to identify further coaching needs and report to supervisor.

3.2. Describe plans for follow-up sessions to foundation level participants as directed by supervisor.

3.3. Check equipment used in sport-specific sessions to identify wear and tear and report to supervisor.

3.4. Pack up sport-specific equipment, resources and refreshments according to organisational policies and procedures.

4. Review sport-specific sessions.

4.1. Seek supervisor and foundation level participant feedback on own assistant coaching performance.

4.2. Reflect on feedback received and personal performance to identify areas for improvement.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

SKILLS 

DESCRIPTION 

Writing skills to:

  • record attendance.

Oral communication skills to:

  • use age-appropriate language to engage foundation level participants
  • use active listening and questioning to give and receive instructions and confirm understanding
  • interact with foundation level participants in a polite and positive manner.

Numeracy skills to:

  • estimate time and space requirements for sport-specific session activities.

Planning and organising skills to:

  • complete assigned duties in a timely manner according to session plans and supervisor instructions.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1ca50016-24d2-4161-a044-d3faa200268b

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • conduct three sport-specific sessions with foundation level participants under supervision where each session is at least 30 minutes in duration.

Knowledge Evidence

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • organisational policies and procedures applicable to conducting sport coaching sessions with foundation level participants
  • tactical and technical fundamentals of a specific sport for foundation level participants
  • organisational layout of sport-specific activities
  • sport-specific equipment and resources:
  • safe set-up and lay-out
  • safe condition
  • safe use
  • safe pack-up
  • sport-specific safe participation requirements:
  • obeying the rules
  • use of protective equipment
  • hydration
  • coaching communication styles for foundation level participants:
  • instruction
  • demonstration
  • active listening
  • open and closed questions
  • non verbal communication
  • giving and receiving feedback
  • tone and level of voice
  • terminology and language
  • behaviours expected of an assistant coach:
  • promoting positive interaction and participation
  • using acceptable language
  • arriving on time
  • using self reflection to identify areas for improvement
  • methods to:
  • instruct safe use of equipment and techniques
  • instruct safe sport techniques
  • instruct warm-up, skill development and cool-down activities
  • establish behaviour standards
  • promote cooperation and good relationships
  • demonstrate techniques
  • encourage interaction and participation
  • give and receive feedback
  • respond to questions
  • report problems to supervisor
  • sport-specific session plan elements
  • methods for self reflection.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in:

  • a community based sport environment. This can be a workplace or simulated environment.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • first aid kit
  • drinking water
  • sport-specific rules, regulations and policies
  • sport-specific facilities, equipment and resources
  • organisational safety, emergency response and first aid procedures for the specific sport.

Assessment must ensure use of:

  • a sport-specific session plan
  • a supervisor and foundation level participants to be coached.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1ca50016-24d2-4161-a044-d3faa200268b