Your qualification should aline with the age/level that your athletes are playing.
TO COACH U6 OR U7 RUGBY?
TO COACH YOUTH RUGBY / EMERGING ATHLETES (CLUB & SCHOOL U16 - COLTS)
MINIMUM: Smart Rugby qualification is the minimum compulsory requirement.
RECOMMENDED: Anyone coaching senior rugby must hold a current Smart Rugby accreditation. Enrollment Developing Coach Course program is advised and this will lead to obtaining a Coach Level 2 Accreditation. This is strongly encouraged for all rugby coaches of U16 athletes and above. Full completion of this program provides a dual Rugby AU/World Rugby Level 2 Coach Accreditation.
ENCOURAGED: Anyone coaching representative rugby or managing the coaching framework with a club environment is encouraged to enroll in the Emerging Coach Program. Successful completion of this program leads to a dual Rugby AU/World Rugby Level 3 Coach accreditation. You should have Level 2 Coach accreditation before attempting to obtain Level 3 Coach accreditation.
TO COACH SENIOR RUGBY? (SUBURBAN, COLTS, GRADE, COUNTRY ZONES)