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Certificate III In Sport Career Oriented Participation


Emerging Athlete

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a career as an athlete at a regional, state or territory level which may enable match-payments, prize money, grants or endorsements to form the primary source of their income.

Those undertaking this qualification should hold a scholarship with an Institute of Sport, be a member of a state, territory or national team, squad or development program; a state, territory or national talent development program or a member of a second tier national competition. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include training for events, assessing competitors and conditions at venues, consulting with coaches to determine appropriate strategies, competing and undertaking promotional duties.

Course Content


  1. BSBWOR301B - Organise personal work priorities and development

  2. HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

  3. SISSCOP202A - Develop a personal management plan

  4. SISSCOP204A - Develop personal media skills

  5. SISSCOP205A - Develop a personal financial plan

  6. SISSCOP306A - Prepare a sponsorship proposal

  7. SISSCOP308A - Model the responsibilities of an elite athlete

  8. SISSCOP309A - Design an athlete’s diet 

  9. SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activities

  10. SISXWHS101 - Follow work health and safety policies


Training & Assessment

Ace Sports Academy employs a team of highly experienced trainers and assessors to ensure quality training and assessment is provided to every student.
A range of assessment methods are used to assess practical skills and knowledge including: 

  • Performing practical demonstrations 

  • Interviews and Research 

  • Written or Oral Questioning 

  • Working in real life sport, fitness and recreation environments.

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