Take the first step towards an exciting career!
In today’s competitive workplace, you need your skills and experience to stand out from the rest. At GeSS Education your course will cover key skills that can be used across a broad range of industries and sectors. You’ll be mentored by some of the Education Industry’s best.

Not only will you have the opportunity to gain credit into further studies with leading universities, but also give your future job prospects a competitive edge!

So, take the first exciting step. You have our full support to help you achieve your career goals!
We look forward to supporting you throughout this wonderful journey.

Best wishes,
Cristine Russell

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SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching)

Are you positive, enthusiastic, supportive, trusting, targeted, knowledgeable, observant, respectful, patient and a good communicator??? Are you already involved in the sporting industry whether it be paid employment or as a volunteer? Then you should become a QUALIFIED coach.


Offering a unique mix of coaching and business studies, this course is ideal for anyone wishing to be formally recognised for their current skills and knowledge!! OR update and advance to become a qualified COACH!!

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

We will customise this course to your specific sport* e.g. golf, tennis, martial arts, swimming, soccer, dancing, football, basketball etc.

Specific Australian industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).

Units of Competency:

• BSBOPS504: Manage business risk
• HLTWHS003: Maintain work health and safety
• SITXHRM003: Lead and manage people

*Additional fees apply


• HLTAID011: Provide First Aid*
• SISSSCO003: Meet participant coaching needs
• SISSSCO004: Plan, conduct and review coaching programs
• SISSSCO007: Apply sport psychology principles
• SISSSCO008: Apply anti-doping policies
• SISSSCO011: Manage integrity in sport
• SISSSCO014: Develop sport coaches
• SISSSCO005: Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge (other)
• SISSSCO013: Coach sport participants up to an advanced level
• SITXMGT006: Manage projects
• BSBOPS502: Manage business operational plans
OR other suitable units aligned to your work history – upon application

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 high school certificate or equivalent OR
• Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies

Course Duration:

Up to 12 months

Course Fees:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.
This course is also available for domestic high school based student delivery – enquire for more information on exclusive school prices to [email protected]

Start Dates:

Weekly intakes

Gold Coast District Rugby Union

Gold Coast District Rugby Union has partnered with GeSS Education to give high school students better educational pathway opportunities and paid rugby employment outcomes as an assistant coach through the Diploma of Sport (Coaching). The GCDRU is the regional body for the conduct of rugby union within the Gold Coast Region encompassing; Yatala to the North, Casuarina to the South and the Scenic Rim to the West. Whilst the Gold Coast is recognised as one of the best sports and recreation locations within Australia, the challenge is to ensure not only the viability of Rugby Union as a singular sport within the Region, but the development of participation, infrastructure and sustainable financial growth. Visit https://gcdru.com.au/ for more information.


Possible Career Outcomes:

Head Master of Martial Arts Academy

Sports Coach

Owner Dance School


Football Sports Coach


Football Sports Coach

Your pathway to an Australian University

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for university as well as gaining practical preparation for the work environment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, TOC Australia (RTO provider code 32407), under a third-party arrangement. TOC Australia will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

Australian University partner includes:


To enquire please fill in the form and we will send you further information and an enrolment link. If you wish to package with a University offer, please let us know in the message section.

Level 8, Australia Fair, 36 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

07 5559 1605