To support athletes to apply the principles of nutrition and sports psychology to optimise their sporting performance. Students need to: analyse information, liaise with nutritional and sports psychology personnel, provide information to athletes, assist athletes to implement advice and evaluate the effectiveness.
To source and apply general, legal and ethical information on coaching practices. To review general coaching practices such as roles and responsibilities, coaching styles and differing approaches to coaching.
To design their own advanced fitness program, to enhance their sporting performance using technology to assist planning, implementation and review.
To plan and deliver coaching programs using support personnel, with an overarching goal to increase participation in a targeted sport or population group.
To plan and facilitate a group of clients participating in sport, fitness or recreational activities, on multiple occasions.
To develop, implement and evaluate a strength and conditioning program for a range of athletes, within an environment which has access to free weight or hydraulic equipment.
To manage a range of meetings (both formal and informal) in regards to their major project by: overseeing the planning phases, creating an agenda, chairing meetings, organising meeting logistics and reporting meeting outcomes and minutes.
To plan, implement and evaluate a major project, that enhances the community, within the sport and recreation industry. The major project must also include some minor projects, such as fundraising events.
To create processes to organise information and prioritise tasks within the workplace. Such as goal setting, time management skills, displaying initiative, using technology, work-life balance and developing and maintaining professional competency.
To understand how to effectively and professionally engage with a preferred audience on social media, by researching a particular audience, developing a social engagement strategy, facilitating content delivery, monitoring content and evaluating engagement.
To provide information about performance enhancing and prohibited drugs to elite athletes, and implement strategies to assist athletes to adhere to these.
To understand how to plan for, identify and manage risks, hazards, governance, compliance and general OHS within an organisation, both at an operational and management level.