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Level 1 Community Coaching Course

Friday, 10 November 2017 | Shane Ellis



Event date: 3/12/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Export event

Level 1 Community Athletics Coach

Sunday 3rd December 2017    

  • Information for Course Participants



    To register CLICK HERE

    When registering please state:

    1. Name
    2. DOB
    3. Gender
    4. Email
    5. Contact Number
    6. Club

    Make Payments of $220.00 to:

    Account Name: ACT Athletics

    BSB: 805022

    Account Number: 03628864

    In the description please state (L1CAC your surname)

    The Level 1 Community Athletics Coach (L1 CAC) Course is an introductory course for coaches and will allow those participants who successfully complete the course become Nationally Accredited with Athletics Australia (AA). The course is aimed at people who would like to get into coaching, but have either no coaching experience, or very limited coaching experience. 

  •  The L1 CAC Course is designed to develop the competencies of coaches in three (3) areas: 

    1.       Practical coaching competence in the general principles: communication, group management, safety, organization and instruction of practical activity.

    2.       Practical coaching competence in the development of the fundamental skills of the sport: running, jumping and throwing 

    3.       An understanding of the long-term participation needs of the beginning participants in the sport. 

     Course Prerequisites 

    1.       Participants must be 16 years of age to be accredited as a L1 CAC

    2.       Complete the ASC Online Course. 

    Course Duration 

    There are two components to the L1 CAC Course. A four hour online component and an eight hour face to face component. The scheduled time for the face-to-face component is 9am-5pm. 

     Note: The online component must be completed prior to attending the face to face component.

     Online Component 

    The online component is the Australian Sports Commission Coaching General Principles online course found at:  

      Note: Participants are required to provide a copy of their Certificate of Completion (incl. certificate number and completion date) to prior to attending the course. 

    Course Fee 

    The course fee for the L1 CAC Course in the ACT is $220.00 per person. The course fee includes all resources, your first year of registration with AA (including professional indemnity insurance) and morning tea.  

    The minimum number of participants to effectively conduct this course is 8 and the maximum number is 16.

    Refund Policy 

    Notification of withdrawal from the course in writing or via email: 

    ·       Up to 30 days prior to commencement of the Course = full refund 

    ·       Up to 14 days prior to commencement of the Course = 50% refund

    ·       Less than 14 days prior to commencement of the course = no refund  (other than extenuating circumstances such as death in the family or similar) 

    Course Participant Resources  Each participant attending the L1 CAC course will receive the following resources upon arrival to the course: 

    ·       Participants Manual – containing course information and skill analysis 

    ·       ASC “Playing for Life and Athletics Play” (CD Rom) 

    ·       Athletics Australia “Run, Jump, Throw” (DVD) 

     What to Bring/Wear 

    Course participants should bring paper and pen, hats, water bottles, sunscreen, appropriate clothing to allow physical activity (e.g. joggers, shirts that provide protection against the sun). 

     Morning tea will be provided but participants should bring their own lunch. 


    For further enquiries or information about the L1 CAC course or any other ACA courses please contact: 


    Shane Ellis 

    Participation and Development Officer 


    Phone: 02 6247 1276

    Mobile: 0400 803 514

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