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Unit of competency details

SISSTNS206 - Develop and update knowledge of tennis development programs (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by SISSTNS001 - Coach junior players in tennisNot equivalent. Title changed. Significant changes to content. Incorporates content from: SISSTNS204 Conduct red stage tennis activities, SISSTNS205 Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of tennis SISSTNS206 Develop and update knowledge of tennis development programs, SISSTNS307 Coach red stage tennis players, SISSTNS308 Coach orange stage tennis players and SISSTNS309 Coach green stage tennis players. 10/Sep/2019
Is superseded by SISSTNS002 - Coach intermediate players in tennisNot equivalent. Title changed. Significant changes to content. Incorporates content from: SISSTNS205 Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of tennis, SISSTNS206 Develop and update knowledge of tennis development programs, SISSTNS410 Coach stroke production for intermediate tennis players and SISSTNS411 Coach tactics for intermediate tennis players. 10/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Mar/2013

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/Aug/2013 
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Modification History

The release details of this endorsed unit of competency set are in the table below. The latest information is at the top.

Release 

Comments 

1

New unit.

Unit Descriptor

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update information on tennis development programs.

The unit focuses on the ability to source and comprehend the National Sporting Organisation (NSO) sport specific development programs and covers the initial and ongoing development of a person's required knowledge base.

This information underpins effective performance as a tennis coach or tennis administrator.

Application of the Unit

This unit describes essential knowledge of tennis programs to support work activities. This unit applies to individuals who undertake a coaching or administration role in tennis in any location.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-Requisites

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Information

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Source and apply general information on structure of NSO and member associations.

1.1 Identify sources of information  to understand the structure and operation of the NSO and member associations .

1.2 Access and comprehend NSO and member association roles and responsibilities.

1.3 Identify key contacts  in NSO and/or member association relevant to own role in the sport.

2. Source and apply information on tennis development programs.

2.1 Obtain information about NSO sport-specific development programs. 

2.2 Identify target group  for each program.

2.3 Identify program eligibility and delivery requirements.

2.4 Determine most appropriate tennis development program for delivery in coaching or administrator role.

2.5 Identify a range of strategies to apply information sourced to role as a coach or administrator.

Required Skills and Knowledge

This section describes the skills and knowledge required for this unit.

Required skills 

  • research skills to identify, interpret and sort relevant information
  • communication skills including active listening and questioning to obtain information and to provide a summary of information
  • literacy skills to read and comprehend information
  • problem-solving skills to determine appropriate tennis development programs.

Required knowledge 

  • structure and function of the NSO and member associations
  • roles and responsibilities of NSO and member association key contacts
  • sport-specific development programs relevant to specific target groups.

Evidence Guide

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Overview of assessment 

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

Evidence of ability to:

  • source and apply general information on structure of NSO and member associations for tennis
  • understand tennis-specific development programs
  • determine program requirements for specific target groups.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Assessment must ensure:

  • access to appropriate communication technology, to facilitate the processes involved in sourcing information
  • access to information sources in order to conduct research and collect sufficient information
  • access to NSO and member association sport specific development program information.

Method of assessment 

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess the practical skills and knowledge required to develop and update tennis development program knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:

  • projects to research differing aspects of tennis development programs and delivery of the sourced information in a brief written or oral presentation
  • case studies and problem-solving exercises to assess application of knowledge to different situations and contexts
  • written and oral questioning or interview to test knowledge of NSO and member association structure and role and the key aspects of tennis development programs.
  • review of portfolios of evidence and third-party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the individual.

Guidance information for assessment 

Holistic assessment with other units relevant to the industry sector, workplace and job role is recommended for example:

  • SISSTNS307 Coach red stage tennis players
  • SISSTNS308 Coach orange stage tennis players
  • SISSTNS309 Coach green stage tennis players.

Range Statement

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the individual, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Sources of information  may include:

  • Tennis Australia and member associations
  • formal and informal research
  • media
  • industry journals
  • internet
  • informal discussions and networking
  • training courses
  • participation in industry accreditation schemes.

NSO and member associations  may include:

  • Tennis Australia
  • member associations:
  • Tennis ACT
  • Tennis New South Wales
  • Tennis Queensland
  • Tennis NT
  • Tennis SA
  • Tennis Tasmania
  • Tennis Victoria
  • Tennis West.

Key contacts  may include:

  • Tennis Australia and member association staff:
  • Community Tennis Officer
  • Coach Development staff
  • Athlete Development staff
  • Hot Shots staff
  • Cardio Tennis staff
  • Community Tennis staff
  • tournaments and competitions staff.

Sport-specific development programs  may include:

  • Coach Development
  • Tennis Hot Shots
  • Talent Development
  • Athlete Development
  • Cardio Tennis
  • Seniors Tennis
  • Players with a disability
  • Indigenous players
  • Club/Centre Development
  • Tournaments and Competitions
  • Mum’s tennis
  • Tennis in Schools.

Target group  may include:

  • age
  • tennis standard
  • location
  • gender
  • cultural background
  • population
  • size of club/centre
  • schools.

Unit Sector(s)

Sport

Competency Field

Tennis