Either extensive experience or a formal qualification in a related field is needed to work as a Sports Coach, Instructor or Official. Training may also be available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).
You may also need to be registered with the relevant sporting body.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- working with children check
- first aid certificate
- CPR certificate
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources