Level 1 Diving Coach Practical Workshop April 2024


Sat 06 Apr 2024 09:00 — Sun 07 Apr 2024 16:00
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, 1 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC 3206

Event information

Late registrations for this event are closed.

Level 1 Diving Coach Practical Workshop

6 - 7 April 2024

Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre, Albert Park VIC

  • Saturday 6 April 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sunday 7 April 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Cost: $225
  • Entries Close Sunday 31 March - or before if full
  • Minimum numbers must be met for the course to go-ahead

This 2-day course and is one component to becoming an NCAS Level 1 Accredited Diving Coach.  Level 1 candidates must be 16 years of age by the time of accreditation.

Steps to becoming an accredited Level 1 Coach:

  1. Become a Coach Level 1 member of Diving Victoria
    • If you are currently a member you may login and register for the course. 
    • If you are not yet a member of Diving Victoria, Join as a member (any member type) from the MEMBERSHIP page. Once you are paid as a member you can register for the course.
    • You are no longer required to be registered as a Coach Trainee to earn your supervised hours but you MUST be a member of Diving Victoria/Diving Australia and will be required to Upgrade to a Coach Level 1 Member before final accreditation.
  2. Register for the Level 1 Diving Coach Practical Workshop
  3. Once registered, within 2-3 days you will receive a link and login information to complete the Diving Australia online course modules: Level 1 Online Training Course & Dryland Training Course.
  4. Complete all of the other pre-requisites (below)
  5. Complete the 2 day Level 1 Practical Workshop
  6. Complete 25 supervised coaching hours (see below)
  7. First Aid/CPR  (HLTAID003 or equivalent) through a provider of your choice.  Must include Anaphylaxis and Asthma certification.
  8. Working With Children Check Card
  9. Submit: log of the coaching hours; completed assessment from the supervising coach; signed DA/DV Declaration, Signed Coaches Code of Ethics Form, 
  10. Pay $15 processing fee directly to Diving Australia
    • Diving Australia: BSB 064 186  Account # 10011637

Pre-requisites - NOTE:  These must be completed before attending the practical sessions on 6 & 7 April.

Once all online components and the full course has been completed trainee coaches must then complete 25 hours of supervised coaching hours with an approved Level 2 coach.  It is suggested that these hours be done with multiple coaches to provide a wide variety of coaching experiences.  Supervising coaches must be approved.  A detailed log of hours and activities completed must be kept and certain activities must be completed during those hours.

Each day of the practical there will be a break for lunch.  Lunch will not be provided. There is a cafe on site or many eateries near by.  There is also a refrigerator and microwave for your use.

All course and accreditation questions may be directed to:

 Jack Taylor
    State Coaching Coordinator