What is VET in Schools?

The Australian Institute of Sport and Recreation (AISR) is registered with the Department of Education Queensland to provide Certificate 3 Guarantee funded programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools. VET in schools is a Nationally Recognised Training program that is available to secondary school students as part of their school curriculum. During the school year, students can explore a career path by enrolling in our Certificate II in Sport Coaching course designed specifically for secondary school students.

Students can study towards completing the qualification whilst at school utilising our online learning portal or workbooks for a few hours a week and then attend our recreational facilities for the skill set development. Alternatively you can complete the entire learning activity by attending one or several of our facilities on an organised daily schedule per semester or attend a camp fulltime for several days or weeks. Popular skill sets include:

The AISR Certificate II in Sport Coaching offers students quality training in a diverse range of skill sets, career advice and the opportunity to enhance future career prospects. Because AISR conducts training at several facilities offering a range of services to a variety of customer bases from Certificate II to Diploma the student is in the best environment to discover a suitable career path and opportunities in the industry. Students can continue study with ASIR to Diploma level and work experience may be gained in one or several of our facilities which may help create job outcomes (Diploma of Sport & Recreation Management creates an excellent pathway to entry level management in the industry). A VET course at AISR will provide the following benefits to students:

AISR offers the following course as part of the VET in Schools Program:

Course description

This course will allow you to apply the skills and knowledge to be competent in delivering a basic instruction session for a sport. Working as a community coach may be part of a team and would be performed under supervision or independently in a sporting club or school. Individuals should have an interest or be current or past participants in the respective sport specialisation.

Career outcomes

Community coach.

Pathways information

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway and for VET in Schools delivery.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

What does it cost?

If you qualify for VETis Certificate 3 Guarantee funding provided by the Queensland Government for this program and have not completed commoning units from another qualification there is no course or no co-contribution fee. VETis funding criteria: Australian Citizen, permanent resident or pathway, 15 years and older, presently studying in a Queensland school, grades 10 to 12 and has not completed or presently enrolled a program from the VETis stream funded list. To check eligibility we require your full name, date of birth and school year (10 to 12) and VET courses undertaken. If eligible and you wish to enrol we would require documents to support your eligiblity, a list of documents is located on our how to enrol page and further inofrmation is available at the Queensland Government training website www.training.qld.gov.au and the VETiS fact sheet. Please note completion of qualification from the VETis stream funded list will affect further funding opportunities from private providers offering training from this subsidy list.

Units of competency

13 units must be completed:

Core units (8)
BSBWOR202A Organise and complete daily work activities
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills
SISSSDE201 Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment
SISXCAI102A Assist in preparing and conducting sport and recreation sessions
SISXIND211 Develop and update sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge
SISXWHS101 Follow work health and safety policies
5 Elective units from skill sets

What to do now

  1. Check your eligibility for government funding Complete the eligiblity application form on the how to enrol page or send us your full name as it appears on your driver’s license/passport/birth Certificate, date of birth, email address and VET courses studied. Carefully read all course related information including student handbook.
  2. Select your campus location. Contact your campus who will happily answer all your questions.
  3. Upon receiving AISR enrolment email, complete online enrolment form and your away, it’s that easy!
  4. Enjoy!