Community Coaching Pathway
“The following curriculum of courses is recommended for every coach in Queensland. Just as a player will spend time preparing outside of training each week, each of the selected online courses can be completed progressively by coaches to ensure that they are prepared to be their best.”
Coach RegistrationStep 1
Registering annually as a coach is the first and most important step of your coaching career.. All players, non-playing members, and match officials are required to register for coverage under the Rugby Australia National Insurance Scheme. Registered coaches will receive support from RA and QRU based on their accreditation profile.
Smart Rugby OnlineStep 2
Smart Rugby is the Australian Rugby Union’s flagship course for building coach and match official understanding of safety considerations both on and off the field. AccreditationIt is mandatory for all registered coaches and must be updated every 2 years. There are four modules in the course designed to help you build your understanding of the theory and application of Smart Rugby principles: 1. Introduction to Smart Rugby | 2. Playing Smart - Tackle, Ruck and Maul | 3. Playing Smart - Set Pieces | 4. Blue Card
Sport Australia Community Coaching - Essential Skills CourseStep 4
The Community Coaching – Essential Skills Course helps coaches create fun, safe and inclusive environments for participants. This free online course includes 8 modules and takes around 3 hours to complete. It has been designed so coaches can learn at their own pace and complete modules anytime, anywhere, on any device. This course has replaced the General Principles Course.
Face 2 Face Coaching Course Expression of InterestStep 7
In Queensland all participants seeking to undertake a Coaching Accreditation must first complete an EOI. This process assists with verification of Registration and Course Pre-requisites as well as logistical requirements in course scheduling and enrolment.
Front Row Assessing CoachStep 9
This program has been developed to assist with education and training of the 'Front Row Passport' program. It is targeted at the program assessors and scrum coaches and has the following pre-requisites: Hold a current Developing Coach (L2) accreditation | Hold a current Assessing Coach accreditation