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 national level in a specific sport in the Australian sport industry. Athletes at this level may have access to match-payments, prize money, grants or endorsements as the primary source of their income.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as an athlete. Individuals with this qualification train for events, work with coaches and support staff, compete in sport at a regional, state or territory level and undertake promotional duties. They possess a range of well-developed skills where discretion and judgement are required. They are responsible for their own outputs under the guidance of a coach.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.