Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be provided with the applied knowledge and skills to modify aspects of your coaching and to be able to plan and deliver a safe and effective coaching environment for every participant, regardless of age, gender, culture, religious affiliation, sexual/gender orientation and ability . Additionally, you will undertake hours of practical learning with specialist schools, which will provide an authentic learning environment to apply theoretical knowledge to professional practice.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Perry

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including field work, seminars, and industry-based learning. These are designed to assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required24 hours (6 x 4hr sessions)

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsWorking With Children check

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Modify sessions and programs to maximise participation and skill development for all.
02. Apply a social model of philosophy to promote inclusion in physical activity.
03. Apply knowledge of principles of good coaching to design, implement and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions for under-represented populations
04. Apply knowledge of the barriers and enablers for under-represented groups when participating in sport and physical activity
05. Communicate clearly and effectively to a diverse range of audiences
06. Discuss the Sports Industry standards and benchmarks in terms of inclusive practices

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Preliminary visit to specialist school where students will be undertaking 6 placement days

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
Six 4.00 hours industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
This will be delivered in block mode

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x 15 minute team practical assessment (small groups, approx. 500 words/student)

N/APractical demonstrationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO3

National Sporting Organisation (NSO) Critique
Prepare a critique of the inclusivity practices of a given NSO (750 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

National Sporting Organisation (NSO) Reflection
Reflective portfolio of practicum experience with focus on personal reflection of values and behaviours in relation to creating inclusive environments and individual adaptation of activities (1500 words equivalent) (50%)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6