Become a Coach

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The Australian Sports Commission is responsible for the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) and the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme (NOAS) - to support the education and development of coaches and officials.
The NCAS and NOAS provide competency based training and a nationally recognised accreditation to coaches and officials working at all levels of sport.
National sporting organisations (NSO) like Skate Australia recognised by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) are eligible to be part of the schemes.
Skate Australia and each Branch invests significant effort in ensuring its courses are properly developed and accredited by ASC, for the benefit of its members.

To be a fully accredited Level 1 coach, recognised by the Australian Sports Commission, you need to:

  1. Ensure your membership is current (minimum category -Development or as per your State requirement) Register here (Important note. Associates are NON-skating officials)
  2. Complete your Australian Sports Commission General principles certificate of coaching and submit your certificate of completion to your State Association or Skate Australia (
  3. Sign up for sport specific accredited course. Contact your State Association or Skate Australia for upcoming courses
  4. Sign and submit the Coaching Code of Ethics and Agreement Form
  5. Complete and log 10 hours of supervised coaching and 30 hours unsupervised coaching. Submit your completed and signed log to
  6. Apply and submit Working with Children check in your state, and submit certificate to your State Association or Skate Australia
All certificates will be stored on your on-line membership record