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2019 BACHELOR OF SPORTS COACHING (STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING) SUBJECT

DESCRIPTIONS
2019 Course Brochure
Code Subject Title Description Bachelor of Sports Coaching
(Strength and Conditioning)
SEMESTER 1
HSC1104 Skill Acquisition This subject provides students with the theoretical background and practical experiences that allow them to understand how
the acquisition of motor skills affects performance.
PER1103 Coaching Techniques and Pedagogy This subject introduces principles of coaching practice through identifying how a combination of techniques and styles can be
used to reach a common goal.
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these environments.
SPB1301 Administration for the Sport and This subject provides a broad understanding of administration for sport and the recreation industry and an introduction to
Recreation Industry academic literacy and practices required for tertiary study in sports business.

SEMESTER 2
HSC1202 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology This subject provides students with a basic knowledge of anatomical structures and their function in the human body. Content
will focus on function and integration of the neuro-musculoskeletal system relevant to human movement. “ACPE taught me
the more industry
PER1202 Theory and Application of Playing and Students are introduced to the components of movement skills as the foundation for physical activity and movement. The
Coaching Sport content and pedagogy of the movements skills, their components, and application to sport and physical activity are investigated.
PER1206 Introduction to Performance and

SPB1101
Exercise Psychology
Introduction to Sports Business
impacts of sport, exercise and dance involvement are examined with the application of basic performance enhancement strategies.
This subject introduces students to the nature of sports business including the examination of internal and external business experience you
can put on your
environments within the sport, leisure and dance industries.

SEMESTER 3

resume, the better”


HSC2102 Functional Anatomy
including mechanical properties, with a particular focus on human movement.
HSC2103 Applied Exercise Physiology This subject introduces students to the physiological bases of human movement. It examines the interactions between
cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculoskeletal systems as well as bioenergetics, neurological and hormonal aspects of
human performance.
PER2105 Strength and Conditioning This subject extends the students’ knowledge in the physiological adaptations of strength and conditioning, allowing the Mitchell Fuller
development of skills, practices and understanding of its principles.
Bachelor of Sports Coaching
PER2301 Athletics and Aquatics Specialisation This subject develops a deep understanding of the training demands, skills and movement principles in both athletic (track and
(Strength and Conditioning) graduate
athletic and aquatic events.

SEMESTER 4
HSC1203 Biochemistry and Nutrition This subject provides a working knowledge of the nutritional sources of energy and the biochemical pathways. The subject
will provide students with a understanding of the processes of metabolism and the roles that the three major food groups of
carbohydrates, lipids and proteins play in the production of energy for cellular function.
HSC1204 Exercise Prescription Throughout the Lifespan This subject provides the tools needed to recognise health and development issues which may impact the type of exercise
prescribed. Students will be introduced to the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply exercise
prescription in accordance with industry standards.
PER2102 Professional Communication This subject provides an introduction to effective communication required in individual and group processes and how they affect
people in organisations.

PER2106 Performance Analysis and Research This subject aims to introduce students to the concept of conducting research projects; underpin the reasons for, and methods
in Coaching
discussed to highlight the strengths and limitations of information gained through research; and how it can be applied to the
sport science and coaching profession.

SEMESTER 5
GHS2301 Professional Integrity This subject introduces students to a range of ethical issues that arise in movement and health contexts. Through the
examination of these issues, it is intended that students will gain a wider appreciation of the impact of ethics on the day-to-day
and long term decision making processes and react to these with integrity.
HSC2201 Biomechanics This subject provides an understanding of the mechanical analysis of human movement and identify the biomechanical

PER3105 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (WIL) This subject develops an advanced knowledge of strength and conditioning training methods. As a result, this subject will
focus on creating activities that enhance practical skills and understanding of advanced training principles. This knowledge can
be applied to holistic training programs for all diverse populations, abilities and ages. Students will be prepared to seek Level 2
strength and conditioning accreditation with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA).
SPB2102 Sport Recreation and the Law This subject provides an understanding of necessary legal elements of sports administration, with a focus on an understanding
of the legal system, sport administration, the tort of negligence, and contract law.

SEMESTER 6
HSC3201 Advanced Training Principles and This subject integrates scientific evidence underlying biophysical adaptations with training programs and methodologies.
Exercise Prescription
HSC3203 Sports Medicine This subject provides students with the opportunity to learn assessment techniques and understand management of
medical injuries and conditions commonly sustained during physical activities. The unit further aims to assist students in
understanding their role and the role of various health professionals in recognising and managing sport related medical injuries
and conditions.
PER3202 Inclusive Coaching This subject provides students with an understanding of inclusive coaching practices as it relates to diverse populations.

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and coaching. Students will be exposed to current TID models used in various high performance sporting environments. By
the end of this unit students should be able to critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge of TID principles and
practices in various sporting (coaching) contexts.

The Australian College of Physical Education reserves the right to vary the frequency, availability and scheduling of online subject offerings depending on demand and professional body requirements. Students should gain advice from
relevant professional bodies as to the acceptable amount of online learning that may be undertaken to obtain association recognition. Policies and procedures relating to study with the College, including the Course Viability Policy, are
available online at acpe.edu.au.

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2018_05_22 (WIL) – Work Integrated Learning subject that includes a work industry placement
2019 BACHELOR OF SPORTS COACHING (STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING) BACHELOR OF SPORTS COACHING (STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING) 2019

The Bachelor of Sports Coaching (Strength and Conditioning) is a specialist degree BACHELOR OF SPORTS COACHING
fostering the coaching, administrative, and professional skills necessary for a
fulfilling career in sport. Students learn about coaching theory, strength and
(STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING)
conditioning methodology, scientific processes, leadership skills and communication Full Time Course Structure
techniques. There is a mixture of theory and practical activities that align well with the Contact Credit Subject

management of the political, legislative, and administrative complexities increasingly Code Subject Title Hrs/Wk Points EFTSL Type Pre-req Online Campus

Semester 1 – 1st year


encountered in the sports coaching sector. HSC1104 Skill Acquisition 3 6 0.125 HSC Nil

PER1103 Coaching Techniques and Pedagogy 3 6 0.125 PER Nil


COURSE DURATION ALTERNATE ENTRY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
An applicant seeking admission who is PER1205 3 6 0.125 PER Nil
3 years full time or part time equivalent.
unable to demonstrate that they satisfactorily SPB1301 Administration for the Sport and Recreation Industry 5 6 0.125 SPB Nil
STUDY MODE meet the General Admission Criteria above •careers including:
may apply to the College to be considered for • Sports Coaching Development Officer Semester 2 – 1st year
Blended mode with selected subjects
available online Alternate Entry. The applicant may be High performance Manager HSC1202 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology 3 6 0.125 HSC Nil
requested to provide evidence that will •
Strength & Conditioning Coach PER1202 Theory and Application of Playing and Coaching Sport 3 6 0.125 PER Nil
SEMESTER INTAKES demonstrate they have a reasonable •
likelihood of success in studies with the Sports Administrators PER1206 Introduction to Performance and Exercise Psychology 3 6 0.125 PER Nil
March and July annually on campus. •
College. This includes mature entry (over 21 SPB1101 Introduction to Sports Business 3 6 0.125 SPB Nil
years) with relevant experience, elite athletes • Director of Coaching
Bimonthly online intakes commencing
with interrupted study due to sports Athletic Preparation Coaching Semester 3 – 2nd year
January 2017.
commitments, and any other potential Development Officer HSC2102 Functional Anatomy 3 6 0.125 HSC HSC1202 TBC
FEE-HELP applicants who may not meet the criteria
above. Entry with advanced standing through ABOUT ACPE HSC2103 Applied Exercise Physiology 3 6 0.125 HSC HSC1202
FEE-HELP Approved, Payment Plans, educational pathways (e.g. RPL or credit
Upfront payment available. The Australian College of Physical Education PER2105 Strength and Conditioning 3 6 0.125 PER HSC1202
transfer) may also be available based on
(ACPE) is one of the oldest higher education PER2301 Athletics and Aquatics Specialisation 3 6 0.125 PER HSC1202
Tuition payment arrangements must be previous study.
providers in NSW. For 100 years the College
Semester 4 – 2nd year
ASSESSMENTS HSC1203 Biochemistry and Nutrition 3 6 0.125 HSC Nil
physical education (PDHPE), dance education,
While some subjects require mid-term and
sports business, health science, health HSC1204 Exercise Prescription Throughout the Lifespan 3 6 0.125 HSC Nil
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
quizzes, essays and tutorial participation. PER2102 Professional Communication 3 6 0.125 PER GHS1301 OR SPB1301
Applicants must meet at least ONE of
and community health. ACPE courses are
the following criteria to be considered Students enrolled in an online subject sit their PER2106 Performance Analysis and Research in Coaching 3 6 0.125 PER SPB1301
delivered at its purpose-built campus in
for admission: Semester 5 – 3rd year
Sydney Olympic Park, with a range of courses
distance, under external supervision.
1. A minimum HSC (Higher School and individual subjects offered online. GHS2301 Professional Integrity 3 6 0.125 GHS GHS1301 OR SPB1301
ONLINE LEARNING GHS2301 Biomechanics 3 6 0.125 HSC HSC1202
from the average of the highest 6 units Online learning allows students to access PER3105 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (WIL) 3 6 0.125 PER PER2105
completed) or equivalent the same learning resources and support
SPB2102 Sport Recreation and the Law 3 6 0.125 SPB SPB1101 OR SPB1301
2. available to on-campus students.
education provider Semester 6 – 3rd year
The online learning environment is designed
HSC3201 Advanced Training Principles and Exercise Prescription 3 6 0.125 HSC HSC2103
3. An Associate Diploma, Diploma, to be interactive, engaging and supportive. FEE-HELP Available
Advanced Diploma, or Tertiary Preparation Some subjects may be offered online. Online
HSC3203 Sports Medicine 3 6 0.125 HSC HSC2103 TBC

subjects are taught with a viable cohort of Selected Subjects Available Online PER3202 Inclusive Coaching 3 6 0.125 PER Any 2nd year subject

students. If the cohort is not the right size for PER3207 Athlete Talent Identification and Development 3 6 0.125 PER HSC2103
(Students wishing to enter through interactive learning students may be asked to Full Time or Part Time Study Load
attend on campus.
11 or equivalent)
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
4. One year full-time or equivalent in a
degree course at an Australian university By completing this degree you will also

5. Satisfaction of entry requirements


• AFL Level 1 Youth and Senior Online
arrangements as determined by the ACPE Coaching Course
Academic Board • AFL Introduction to Community Club

6.
ELearning AFL Level 1 Youth and Senior Online Coaching Course
• AIS Community Coaching General Principles AFL Introduction to Community Club ELearning
Match Fixing Awareness E-Learning Program,
7. Demonstration of good selection Australian Government
prospects as a student (for example,
• Match Fixing Awareness E-Learning ASADA Level 2 Anti-Doping Course
relevant work experience and motivation Program, Australian Government ASADA Anti-Doping Level 1 Course
to study), and ineligibility to compete
• ASADA Level 2 Anti-Doping Course ASCA Level 1 Course
for admission based on the academic Domestic Students International Students
• ASADA Anti-Doping Level 1 Course
achievement criteria (1) to (6) 1300 302 867 +61 2 8263 1888
ASCA Level 1 Course
• HOW TO APPLY? Apply online at acpe.edu.au/application-form intadmissions@acpe.edu.au

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