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SISSSCO015 – Prepare Participants for Sport Competition

Course Overview

This course is designed for individuals working or volunteering in community-based coaching roles within the Australian sports industry. This includes roles in sport clubs and organisations.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Assist participants in preparing for sport competitions.

  • Plan competition strategies to meet performance objectives.

  • Provide pre-competition information on sport-specific anti-doping, nutrition, psychological preparation, and physical warm-up.

  • Access support staff and resources for specialist advice to enhance sport-specific performance.

  • Reflect on practice to identify areas for improvement.

This course suits those seeking to enhance their skills in preparing athletes for competition, including coaches, trainers, and sport administrators.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students can further their qualifications by pursuing the SISSS00118 – Sports Trainer Level 1 Skill Set.
This can be achieved by completing additional units, including HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid and SISSSPT001 – Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies.

Course Details

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

•   SISSSCO015 Prepare Participants for Sport Competition

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Physical Requirements: None – no age requirements

Pre-requisites: None – no age requirements



Learner Rights, Responsibility and Supports
If you are completing this course, please download the student agreement to ensure that you are aware of your rights and obligations.  You can access the student written agreement by clicking here.

Contact Directions Health on (02) 94863120 during business hours for further questions or enrol online

Course Assessment

Performance tasks & scenarios

• Complete one (1) simulated scenarios

• Students are required to upload one (1) video of themselves providing feedback to a pre-selected athlete

Theory assessment: Assessment consists of multiple choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

Extra Information

Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Student written agreement

If you are completing this course, please download the student agreement to ensure that you are aware of your rights and obligations.  You can access the student written agreement by clicking here.

Student handbook for learners rights, responsibility and support, including complaints

Course requirements

There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licensing or certification requirements for this course.

Enrolment information


The course is delivered 100% online


Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online studies and practical assessment.

The following additional requirements will apply:

• Students must upload one (1) video of themselves providing feedback and information to a pre-selected athlete.

• Equipment requirement: Not applicable

•LLN requirements: Students must be able to read and interpret competition information, communicate effectively with athletes, and understand numerical data related to sport performance. They should also be able to solve problems and make decisions within the scope of their role in preparing participants for competition.


  • Self-Paced – It is expected students may complete the course within 4 hours (depending on experience levels) This can be completed over a number of sessions. Your course progress will be saved.
  • Students are expected to complete all learning and assessment activities within six (6) months of enrolment. Failure to complete all requirements may result in your enrolment being disabled/cancelled.


Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the Assessment Activities section.


No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.

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