Foundation Coach Course - Level 1 (Non Accredited)

Aim/Outcomes There is no "course" for LEVEL ONE as was the case in previous years.The mandatory pre-requisite "course" is SmartRugby, which is Rugby Australia's occupational health & safety program.
The 'Foundation' course is a certificate course which provides a basic structure for coaching & officiating. It is recommended that individuals who wish to gain ASC accreditation attend a Foundation Course.
Course Modules The delivery of this course is structured to integrate both classroom workshops and on field presentations. To enhance learning outcomes the course has been slit into the following sections.

1. Modules (including Smart Rugby): Laws, Skills, Tactics and Safety.
2. Afternoon coaching modules: Coaching process ('Cognitive-coaching') and technique
1. Foundations of the Game
2. Playing Safe & Activ8 
3. Game Elements: Laws, Skills, Tactics, Safety
     - Tackle
     - Tackle Contest
     - Scrum
     - Lineout
     - In-goal, Advantage, Foul Play, Kicking
4. Coaching
     - The Coaching Process
     - Coaching Skills
     - Coaching Attack
     - Coaching Defence
     - Coaching Tackle Contest
     - Coaching Set Piece
5. Refereeing
     - The Referee Process
     - Refereeing in Practice: Restarts, Tackle
     - Refereeing in Practice: Ruck & Maul
     - Refereeing in Practice: Kicking in general play
     - Refereeing in Practice: Lineout, Scrum, In-goal
6. Accreditation - towards level 1

Pre-requisites N/A
Duration One day
Registration Cost: $95 (GST inclusive) Register online for a course, or contact your Member Union office for more information


Once you have completed Foundation, you can apply to be assessed at Level 1.