This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a career as an official at a regional, state or territory level.
Those undertaking this qualification should be a member of an officialâ€™s squad or development program, or officiating at a regional to international level. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include training for competition officiating duties, coaching lower level officials and officiating sport competitions.
The following is an indicative job role for this qualification:
15 units must be completed:
10 core units
5 elective units, which may be selected from the electives in this qualification of from units first packaged at AQF level 3 or 4 within SIS10; up to 2 of these elective units may be selected from any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 3 or 4.
In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).
Coordinate sport, fitness or recreation work teams or groups
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.
Entry to SIS30912 Certificate III in Sport Officiating is open to those who hold entry level National Officiating Accreditation Scheme (NOAS) registration in a chosen sport OR Officiating â€“ Dynamic Skill Set OR Officiating â€“ Static Skill Set
No licensing, legislation, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification of the endorsement.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the sport industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
Consulting with officialsâ€™ coaches to determine and interpret own specific training strategies; analysing verbal and written information on professional sport; presentation skills to interact effectively with support personnel and undertake officiating duties; clearly articulating decisions to coaches, participants and support personnel.
Understanding oneâ€™s relationship and accountability to sport organisation, collaborating with other officials, administrators and support personnel to assist in planning and implementing personal development plans, understanding oneâ€™s roles and responsibilities when officiating as part of a team.
Identifying and taking action to mitigate hazards and risks that may arise during officiating training and competition; responding to setbacks; assessing officialsâ€™ capabilities, strengths and weaknesses; consulting with mentor to determine appropriate strategies and solutions to technique or skill problems.
Initiative and enterprise
Showing initiative and independence in adjusting to new situations and adapting to new officiating strategies, reflecting on own performance and identifying and discussing a range of modifications to improve own achievement and identifying new personal development opportunities.
Planning and organisation
Collecting, analysing and recording information to prepare a personal development plan; assessing conditions at competition venues; following policies and procedures to meet officiating or development program responsibilities in an efficient manner.
Understanding and complying with the legal and ethical responsibilities that apply to own role as an official; applying safety practices and procedures; seeking and assessing feedback from other officials, officials coaches and support personnel to improve own performance and identifying and seeking out appropriate development opportunities.
Knowing the structure of the National Sporting Organisation and sources of information within the sport industry; actively using feedback from officials coaches and support personnel to improve performance; keeping well informed of updates and changes to rules and regulations; sourcing information on new techniques to improve performance.
Understanding the operating capability of equipment and software that assists in performance enhancement; using information technology to assist in planning a development program; safely using and maintaining sport equipment according to manufacturer specifications and organisational policies and procedures.