The online Community Coaching General Principles course has been developed to assist coaches to learn the basic skills of coaching, particularly those coaches working with children. The course is currently free of charge to Australian coaches. 

The course contains four modules, covering a range of general coaching topics including; the role and responsibilities expected of a coach, planning, safety, working with parents, communication, group management and inclusive coaching practices. It takes approximately four hours to complete, and there is assessment included at the end of each module. 

The Community Coaching General Principles Course is free and mandatory to become an accredited coach.

To do the course go to and click on the learning portal to register. 

Coached will also be required to do the online Play By The Rules Child Protection Course online at

All coaches MUST have a Working with Children Check this can be obtained at