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High Performance Coach (Golf)

High performance coaches observe elite athletes to determine the level of instruction required, and plan, conduct and evaluate high performance individualised and team training programs. They would also supervise practice sessions, provide in competition assistance to athletes including supporting their psychological preparation and conducting post competition analysis of both performance and strategy. Note: Specialist areas include equestrian, golf, martial arts, rugby league, swimming, and tennis. (Note – Entry requirements apply.)

Summary of Training

  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
  • Implement selection policies
  • Implement a talent identification program
  • Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
  • Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
  • Conduct individualised long-term training programs
  • Determine needs of client populations
  • Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
  • Manage projects
  • Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation
  • Manage organisational risks
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Lead and manage people
  • Manage meetings
  • Teach the advanced skills of golf
  • Teach the advanced tactics and strategies of golf
  • Fit and alter golf equipment
  • Apply advanced skills, tactics and strategies of golf in high performance competition
  • Design and implement strategies to increase junior participation in golf
  • Manage the structure and facilitation of golf competitions and tournaments Manage on course golf operations
  • Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

Sport, Fitness and Recreation

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Industry Group
Sport, Recreation, Hair, Beauty & Services

Work Type
Helping & Advising
Nature & Recreation

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Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2016: 1935

Source: NCVER Apprentice and trainee collection, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Availability Information

High Performance Coach (Golf) - SIS50512
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

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