Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Course details

    • Code: SPRT.3002
    • Fee: $654*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Sports
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will develop introductory knowledge and skills in sports coaching, the coaching environment, factors that influence exercise and training programmes and planning basic coaching sessions.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate and apply knowledge of the coaching environment, and the role and responsibilities of the coach using reading, writing and practical skills
  2. describe the characteristics and needs of beginner, intermediate and advanced sport participants, including injury prevention and management, using writing skills
  3. plan beginner level coaching sessions to meet sport participants’ needs and achieve session objectives

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes NZQA unit standards 13380, 20673, 22770, 22771 and 25805.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017