Australian Sports Academy (ASA)

Introduction

Introduction

Australian Sports Academy (ASA) is a specialised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in the sport, recreation and fitness industry. ASA has been a mainstay amongst the premier providers of sports and fitness education, as well as high performance training, domestically and on a global scale. ASA has the nation’s largest scope of qualifications in the fitness, sport, and recreation industry.

ASA offers nationally accredited courses from Certificate III to Diploma level approved by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

ASA is a unique sporting institute in Australia and we understand the needs of our sports partners by offering highly-specialised, comprehensive and individually-designed sport education and training programs. Our programs are designed to cater to the needs of sports organisations from clubs, recreation centres, schools, sports associations and individuals in Australia and offshore.

ASA delivers High-Performance Training Programs for sports that present today’s best athlete conditioning protocols and programs in the world. Our elite group of international coaches’ specialists and sport physiotherapists offer sports organisations the most effective applications of sports science and sports medicine, to enhance athletic performance as well as applying the latest tactics and techniques.

ASA qualifications provide you with an excellent platform for your professional career and give you a competitive edge with opportunities in the Australian and international sports market. Furthermore, ASA qualifications are recognised by all Australian universities for those students who choose to go on to further study.

By choosing to study with ASA, you’re well on your way to turning your love of sports, into a lucrative and fulfilling career.

We are proud that ASA is the place “where athletes learn to become professionals”.

Gold Coast Campus

ASA Campus is located on the Gold Coast, the host city of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast, a short distance from Brisbane, is world famous for its 70 kms of beautiful surf beaches and rainforest hinterland. Southport is in the centre of the Gold Coast, the most popular beach and the heart of the vibrant entertainment life.

Sydney Campus

Sydney, Australia’s largest city is famous for its beautiful beaches, iconic buildings, historic landmarks and vibrant culture. ASA is located in Auburn, one of Sydney’s exciting dining, shopping, multicultural and entertainment precincts.

ASA delivers the following programs:

  • Certificate level
  • Diploma level
  • Skill sets
  • Short courses
  • Customised courses

ASA qualifications cover the following sectors:

  • Fitness Qualifications
  • Coaching Qualifications
  • Community Recreation Qualifications
  • Sports Development Qualifications
  • Sports Career-Oriented Participations

ASA qualifications cover the following sectors:

  • Aquatics
  • Sports Trainer
  • Sport Officiating
  • Community Recreation
  • Community Activity Programs
  • Event Management
  • Facility Management
  • Sport Administration
  • Sport Marketing

Delivery Methods

  • ASA o¬ffers flexibility and di¬fferent training methods:
  • Face to face
  • Online
  • Workshops
  • Block training
  • Workplace base
  • Distance
  • Blended (combination of self-pace and face to face)

ASA High Performance Training Programs

ASA delivers High Performance Training Programs for sports that present today’s best athlete conditioning protocols and programs in the world. Our elite group of international coaches’ specialists and sport physiotherapists will o¬ffer sports organisations the most effective applications of the most current sport science and sports medicine to enhance athletic performance, as well as applying the latest tactics and techniques of their respective sports.

Also, ASA creates a world-leading, sustainable high performance sports system and creates a performance-driven, athlete-focused and coach-led system, aiming to provide athletes with world-class support services and facilities, so they can focus solely on performance. All ASA qualifications and programs are offered to be delivered in Australia, international students studying in Australia and overseas countries.

Australian Sports Academy (ASA) is a trading name of Australian Colleges of Further Education RTO ID: 31717. CRICOS Provider Code: 03327G.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

Aquatic Technical Operator Course (Skill Set)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 month January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. [+]

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. Pathways Information These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics Licensing/Regulatory Information These competencies meet the skill and knowledge requirements under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Target Group This skill set is for those wishing to gain pool lifeguard accreditation and aligns to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Pool Lifeguard accreditation. Course Duration The delivery for the Aquatic Technical Operator is 1 month with 4 Days block training and assessment (9am – 5pm) [-]

Certificate III in Aquatics

Campus Full time Part time January 2017 Australia Gold Coast

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities in an aquatic setting. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities in an aquatic setting. Qualification outcomes will depend on the specialisation chosen and include swimming teaching, pool lifeguard and pool operations. Work may be undertaken in locations such as aquatic facilities or environments, and indoor recreation facilities under some supervision. Job Roles aquatic operator pool lifeguard swimming teacher Pathways Information This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement. Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Packaging Rules 15 units must be completed: 9 core units 7 elective units Delivery & Assessment Arrangements You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/ workshop tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification.Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills.The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. Credit Transfer The organization recognises Australian Qualification framework qualifications and statements of attainment which are issued by any other Registered Training Organisation.Students may be entitled to a credit transfer in the following circumstances: Completed units of competency from a relevant National Training Package. Approved units of competency from a National Training Product. Successful RPL application Recognition of Prior Learning Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL is a process where a candidate may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and/or formal training. For additional information relating to RPL for this course, please contact Australian Sports Academy office. Accreditation This course has been developed under the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) and is a nationally recognised course. Qualifications granted by Australian Sports Academy are accredited by the Australian Government; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. [-]

Pool Lifeguard Course (Skill Set)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 month January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. [+]

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes. Pathways Information These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics Licensing/Regulatory Information These competencies meet the skill and knowledge requirements under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Target Group This skill set is for those wishing to gain pool lifeguard accreditation and aligns to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Pool Lifeguard accreditation. Statement of Attainment These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet the skill and knowledge requirements under Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s Pool Lifeguard Award. Entry Requirements Students must have the ability to: Retrieve an object from the deepest water within the aquatic environment, no greater than 3 metre; if depth is greater than 3 metre assistance may be used, e.g fins. Complete a 25 metre swim and 25 metre tow with assisted landing in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds. Students must have the fitness and strength level to: Swim 200 metres in less than 6 minutes, or And the ability to complete a 25 metre swim and 25 metre tow with assisted landing in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds. Course Duration The delivery and assessment for the Pool Lifeguard is 1 month with 4 Days block training and assessment (9am – 5pm) Course Numbers Minimum of 8 and maximum of 10 students per group. [-]

Diploma

Diploma in Fitness

Campus or Online Full time 47 - 18 weeks January 2017 Australia Gold Coast

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry, including working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals in a broad range of settings, such as fitness facilities, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces. Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide exercise training to individual clients with specific needs, on a one-on-one or group basis, and may include older clients and children with chronic conditions. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry, including working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals in a broad range of settings, such as fitness facilities, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces. Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide exercise training to individual clients with specific needs, on a one-on-one or group basis, and may include older clients and children with chronic conditions. Persons with this level of competency will have the ability to implement, evaluate and modify the exercise prescription provided by medical or allied health professionals for clients with specific conditions, within an agreed scope for progression as recommended by referring medical or allied health professionals. Specialised exercise trainers will have the ability to monitor client progress and, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals, utilise an evidence-based approach to deliver solutions by applying knowledge of physiology and anatomy and the pathology of specific medical conditions. JOB PROSPECTS • Specialised exercise trainer ENTRY REQUIREMENTS This qualification is designed for those existing fitness professionals have considerable experience in exercise delivery. Entry to this qualification is open to those who have achieved the following units of competency and have significant vocational experience in the fitness industry: • SISFFIT301A Provide fitness orientation and health screening • SISFFIT302A Provide quality service in the fitness industry • SISFFIT303A Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery • SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs • SISFFIT305A Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context • SISFFIT306A Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines • SISFFIT307A Undertake client health assessment • SISFFIT308A Plan and deliver gym programs • SISXOHS101AFollow occupational health and safety policies • SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities • SISFFIT415A Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals • SISFFIT416A Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals • SISFFIT417A Undertake long term exercise programming • SISFFIT418A Undertake appraisals of functional movement • SISFFIT419A Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise • SISFFIT420A Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes • SISFFIT421A Plan and deliver personal training • BSBSMB401A Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business PATHWAYS After achieving SIS30310 Certificate III in Fitness, learners may undertake SIS40210 Certificate IV in Fitness or other Sport Qualifications. This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway. DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT ARRANGEMENTS You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self- paced, classroom/workshop/tutorial and on or o the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. [-]

Certificate

Certificate III in Community Activity Programs

Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 4 months January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities. Qualification outcomes will depend on the specialisation chosen and include conducting both general and specific community based recreation programs such as recreational dance, self defence and programs for children and clients with a disability. Work would be undertaken in locations such as community recreation centres and indoor or outdoor recreation facilities with a focus on community development. Work may be undertaken in locations such as sports clubs and sporting events. Job Roles program instructor recreation officer self-defence instructor. Course Duration The delivery for the SIS30213 Certificate III in Community Activity Programs is 2 months Full Time or 4 months Part Time Pathways Information This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement. Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Packaging Rules 15 units must be completed: 11 core units 7 elective units Delivery & Assessment Arrangements You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/ workshop tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. Credit Transfer The organization recognises Australian Qualification framework qualifications and statements of attainment which are issued by any other Registered Training Organisation. Students may be entitled to a credit transfer in the following circumstances: Completed units of competency from a relevant National Training Package. Approved units of competency from a National Training Product. Successful RPL application Recognition of Prior Learning Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL is a process where a candidate may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and/or formal training. For additional information relating to RPL for this course, please contact Australian Sports Academy office. Accreditation This course has been developed under the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) and is a nationally recognised course. Qualifications granted by Australian Sports Academy are accredited by the Australian Government; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. [-]

Certificate III in Fitness

Campus or Online Full time Part time 29 weeks January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

This qualification will provide the skills and knowledge to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring independent work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. Specialty groupings chosen lead to providing exercise instruction for group or gym programs. [+]

This qualification will provide the skills and knowledge to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring independent work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. Specialty groupings chosen lead to providing exercise instruction for group or gym programs. JOB PROSPECTS • Exercise Instructor - Gym • Exercise Instructor - Group Exercise • Exercise Instructor - Aqua ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Recommended to be currently working in industry • Minimum of 16 years of age • Australian Sports Academy sta will assist clients to ensure that the qualification is appropriate to meet their needs prior to enrolment • Technology requirement is recommended to be able to access online resources plus if the learner chooses to submit their assessment work via electronic means PATHWAYS After achieving SIS30310 Certificate III in Fitness , learners may undertake SIS40210 Certificate IV in Fitness or other Sport Qualifications [-]

Certificate IV in Community Recreation

Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 6  January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the community recreation sector including working independently at a broad range of venues or environments such as leisure centres and pools, with a variety of different client groups. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the community recreation sector including working independently at a broad range of venues or environments such as leisure centres and pools, with a variety of different client groups. Individuals with this level of competency have the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others and to deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff. Work may be undertaken in locations such as sports clubs, community, leisure or aquatic centres and sporting events. Job Roles duty manager program coordinator recreation coordinator Course Duration The delivery for the SIS40113 Certificate IV in Community Recreation is 3 months Full Time or 6 months Part Time Pathways Information This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement. Entry Requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Packaging Rules 19 units must be completed: 11 core units 8 elective unit Delivery & Assessment Arrangements You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/ workshop tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. Credit Transfer The organization recognises Australian Qualification framework qualifications and statements of attainment which are issued by any other Registered Training Organisation. Students may be entitled to a credit transfer in the following circumstances: Completed units of competency from a relevant National Training Package. Approved units of competency from a National Training Product. Successful RPL application Recognition of Prior Learning Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL is a process where a candidate may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and/or formal training. For additional information relating to RPL for this course, please contact Australian Sports Academy office. Accreditation This course has been developed under the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) and is a nationally recognised course. Qualifications granted by Australian Sports Academy are accredited by the Australian Government; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. [-]

Certificate IV in Fitness

Campus or Online Full time Part time 47 weeks January 2017 Australia Gold Coast + 1 more

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the Fitness industry, including working independently in a broad range of settings, such as within fitness centres, gyms, pools, community facilities and in open spaces. [+]

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the Fitness industry, including working independently in a broad range of settings, such as within fitness centres, gyms, pools, community facilities and in open spaces. Those with this level of competency will be expected to train individual clients, on a one-on-one basis, and may include older clients and children. Persons with this level of competency will have the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training, provide leadership and guidance to clients and other sta and possibly deal with unpredictable situations. JOB PROSPECTS • Exercise trainer - personal trainer • Exercise trainer - aqua trainer • Exercise trainer - program coordinator • Exercise trainer - children’s trainer • Exercise trainer - older client trainer ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Entry to this qualification is open to those who hold a current first aid qualification and current CPR certificate and who have achieved the following units of competency: • SISFFIT301A Provide fitness orientation and health screening • SISFFIT302A Provide quality service in the fitness industry • SISFFIT303A Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery • SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs • SISFFIT305A Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context • SISFFIT306A Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines • SISFFIT307A Undertake client health assessment • SISFFIT308A Plan and deliver gym programs • SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies • SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities PATHWAYS After achieving SIS30310 Certificate III in Fitness , learners may undertake SIS40210 Certificate IV in Fitness or other Sport Qualifications. DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT ARRANGEMENTS You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self- paced, classroom/workshop/tutorial and on or o the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but not limited to such things as written/ oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills. [-]

Contact

ASA

Address Gold Coast, Queensland Australia
Website http://www.australiansportsacademy.edu.au/
Phone +61 1300 656 693