Netball Queensland is committed to creating a world class coaching environment. To achieve this, we provide both accredited and non-accredited workshops that cater to the needs of coaches at all levels.

For a copy of Netball Australia’s 2018 National Coach Accreditation Framework – Click Here

Expression of Interest to Host a Workshop or National Accreditation Course

Host a Workshop or Accreditation Course

Netball Queensland affiliated Associations and Clubs may apply to host the Development & Intermediate Courses within their own environments. For more information regarding host a coaching courses, please see below:

 EOI to Host a Workshop or National Accreditation Course form

*NB* – All participants must be current Netball Queensland registered members prior to attending an Accreditation Course.

For further information please contact Karen Topp on (07) 3426 9512 or karen.topp@netballq.org.au

Netball Australia Coach Accreditation Pathway

Foundation Coach Accreditation Online Course

The online Foundation Coach accreditation course is targeted primarily at beginner coaches, teachers, parents and NetSetGO coaches.  It outlines introductory coaching information and basic netball techniques.  The course is the first step in the national coaching accreditation framework and is an important step along the knowledge pathway for a coach.

The course looks at:

  1. The role of the coach
  2. Planning
  3. Teaching netball skills
  4. The coach in action

Cost $65.00

Enrol at any time of the day or night from the comfort of your own home at mynetball.com.au.  Upon successful completion of all four modules, you will receive the Netball Australia Foundation Coach Accreditation and certificate of completion.  You also have the option to purchase the Foundation Coaching Manual for #0 which contains lots of coaching activities and games for all levels.

To enrol:  Log in to your MyNetball account.  Click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses.  In the Learning portal, scroll through the list of available courses and workshops and click on Foundation Online Coach Accreditation Course.  Click on Enrol and make payment.

 

Please Note:  As the Foundation coaching accreditation is now an  online course there is NO waiting time between completing the Foundation and Development coaching accreditation courses.

Development Coach Accreditation Course

Development coaching accreditation now has two components:

  1. Online Development coaching course (4-6 hours – cost $55)
  2. Development Face to Face coaching workshop (4-6 hours – cost $58.)

Pre-Requisites must be completed before you can enrol in the Development Face to Face Workshop:

  • Completion of a Netball Australia Foundation Coaching Accreditation
  • Current Rules of Netball Theory Examination pass (70% or above).  Rules of  Netball Theory Exam can be accessed through MyNetball Learning
  • Participants must be current Netball Queensland members or interstate members who have been approved by Netball Queensland
  • Enrollment in and completion of Development online coaching course (available through MyNetball Online Learning)

Development Face to Face Workshop

  • Booking into the Face to Face workshop is done through MyNetball Online Learning (browse available courses) (Reminder – MyNetball Learning will not let you enrol unless all three pre-requisites are showing as complete in your records)
  • Duration of workshop is 4.5 hours
  • Payment must be made at time of booking. Course fees will not be refunded after the closing date
  • Closing date is the Monday prior to the workshop
  • Click here for enrollment instructions
Upcoming Development Face to Face coaching workshops:

2019

 

12 October 2019:
Downey Park Netball Association (corner Northey Street and Green Terrace, Windsor)
9.00am – 1.30pm

 

16 November 2019:
Bundaberg Netball Association, (Enid Ethel Drive, Bundaberg)
9.00am – 1.30pm

 

Attending the Development F2F workshop after registering:

Bring with you:

  • 1 x Attacking session plan (Split Lead & Reoffer/Double Dodge) prepared during the online Development course
  • 1 x Defence session plan (Hands over/Repositioning)  prepared during the online Development course
  • Drink bottle and snacks
  • Come dressed in comfortable clothing including sandshoes for when you are doing practical coaching as part of the workshop.

Host Association is required to provide 16-20 players from 15yrs and above Rep level, for the 2 hour practical session

To register log in to your MyNetball account, click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses < scroll through to find Coach – Development F2F Coaching Workshop.  Register to attend one of the Development F2F workshops.

Intermediate Coach Accreditation Course

Intermediate Accreditation

Course Fee: NQ Members $163

Duration: 8 hours

Upcoming INTERMEDIATE coaching courses:

2019

19 October 2019:
Toowoomba Netball Association (Carey Street, Toowoomba)
9.00am – 5.00pm

COURSE FULL – WAITING LIST ONLY

 

10 November 2019:
Caboolture Netball Association at Morayfield Sports & Event Centre (298 Morayfield Road, Morayfield)
9.00am – 5.00pm

COURSE FULL – WAITING LIST ONLY

 

17 November 2019:
Bundaberg Netball Association, (Enid Ethel Drive, Bundaberg)
9.00am – 5.00pm

 

23 November 2019
Tweed Heads Netball Association, (Arkinstall Park, Cunningham Street, Tweed Heads South)
9.00am – 5.00pm (NSW time)

 

Pre-Requisites:
  • Participants must be current Netball Queensland members or interstate members who have been approved by Netball Queensland
  • Payment must be made at time of booking. Course fees will not be refunded after the closing date
  • Closing date is the Wednesday prior to the course
  • Booking into the courses and workshop is done through MyNetball in available courses.
  • You may be asked to bring players, 15U or higher who are of Rep standard for your assessment.  The times when players will be required for these assessments will be outlined when the program is confirmed.  

Registrations for this course are through your MyNetball account.  To register log in to your MyNetball account, click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses < scroll through to find Intermediate Coaching Course and choose the session you wish to attend..

Advanced Coach Accreditation Course

Advanced Accreditation

Course Fee: NQ Members $365

Upcoming Advanced Coaching course – face to face workshops:

2019

Workshop 2:
12 & 13 October 2019
Queensland State Netball Centre (590 Mains Road, Nathan)
9.00am – 5.00pm

*Please note times may be subject to change.

Duration: 29 hours over 2 weekends in course and assignment work

Requirements for the Advanced Coaching Accreditation:

  • Attendance at two (2) face to face coaching workshops
  • Attendance at Firebirds home game for Game Analysis module during one of the workshops
  • Successful completion of written assignments
  • 2 sessions assessed by mentor coach
  • Practical assessment

To register to attend the Advanced Coaching course:

  • you must be a current registered member of Netball Queensland  or interstate members who have been approved by Netball Queensland
  • you must hold Intermediate Coach Accreditation or recognition of current competency
  • Coaches must have had at least one (1) year/season coaching experience after completion of a Netball Australia Intermediate Coaching Course
  • 2 years coaching at a minimum level of representative 15/U
  • Two session plans assessed as competent by a mentor through demonstration of application of the seven step progression approach.  Mentors are required to complete the mentor form and provide to Netball Queensland.  Click here to download mentor form
  • Payment must be made at time of booking. Course fees will not be refunded after the closing date

Attending the Advanced coaching face to face workshops:

  • Come dressed in comfortable clothing for practical coaching
  • Bring drink bottle, lunch and snacks
  • Course requirements include attendance at a Firebirds game as part of the analysis and strategy component. A ticket to the game is included in course cost.
  • This must be completed by the mentor to indicate readiness to attend course
  • You may be asked to provide 8–10 players, preferably 15 years and over representative skilled players for the practical components of the workshop

For more information, please contact Karen Topp: Karen.topp@netballq.org.au or on 07) 3426 9512.  

*The Advanced Coaching course is run over two weekends and coaches must attend BOTH weekends to complete Advanced accreditation level.  Coaches may start their Advanced course on either weekend.

To register log in to your MyNetball account, click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses < scroll through to find Advanced Coaching Course.  Register to attend one of the F2F workshops for Advanced.  

Elite Coach Accreditation Course

Elite Accreditation

Course Fee: NQ Members $260

Duration : 15 hours over 2 days

Date
2 & 3 November 2019
Queensland State Netball Centre (590 Mains Road, Nathan)
9.00am – 5.00pm

 

The Elite Coaching Course is designed to provide Suncorp Super Netball Championship assistant coaches, underage state coaches, state league (top level) coaches and potential high performance coaches with further professional development opportunities. The practical day of this course is a pre-requisite for the High Performance course. Pre-Requisites:

  • Advanced Coaching Course or Recognition of Current Competency
  • 1 Year Coaching at a Regional Level or State League Level
  • Super Netball Championship Assistant, underage (Nationals), State League (top Level) and potential High Performance Coaches
  • Participants must be current Netball Queensland members or interstate members who have been approved by Netball Queensland
  • Booking into the courses and workshop is done through MyNetball in available courses 
    To register log in to your MyNetball account, click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses < scroll through to find Elite Coaching Course.  

High Performance Coach Accreditation Course

 

High Performance Accreditation

Pre-Requisites:

Netball Australia hosts the High Performance Accreditation Program.  This is a two year program and participants are requires to apply to Netball Australia for consideration for admission.  Requirements for the High Performance Coach Accreditation Program are:

  • Be currently coaching and have coached (as a Head Coach) for a minimum of three out of the last five years at a top level State League or ANL or Suncorp Super Netball Championship Coaches.
  • Elite Coaching Course Court Strategies module
  • Advanced Coaching Course or Recognition of Current Competency
  • Participants must be current Netball Queensland members  

Updating Accreditation

Updating Accreditation

Updating involves coaches completing various tasks in a four year period following successful competition of an accredited course – Foundation, Development, Intermediate, Advanced, Elite and High Performance. It is a requirement that all coaches who become accredited must continue to update their knowledge to maintain their accreditation.

Why Update? Updating provides an opportunity for coaches to:

  • Keep up with the latest information on developments within netball
  • Receive the latest general and specific safety information for netball
  • Have the most up to date techniques and coaching methods in Australia

How To Update? During the four year period, coaches need to record their practical coaching hours and any continuing education events they attend.  Coaches should check their My Accreditation Updating page in MyNetball Learning to check the continuing education activities they can use for updating accreditation.  Attending updating activities or completing relevant online coaching courses earns points towards completing the updating requirements associated with her/his current level of accreditation.

Updating activities include:

  • Practical coaching hours
  • Attendance at MO approved coaching workshops/courses
  • NA online coaching units such as Selecting, Expecting Respect, Getting to Know NetsetGO.

Re-Accrediting – How Do I Do It?

Netball Australia have introduced online updating for Coaching Accreditation.  Netball Australia usually  send a reminder email six months prior to your accreditation expiry date. Coaching accreditation is current for four (4) years from the date achieved.  If you complete the next level of accreditation during this 4 year period, your timeline restarts and your new accreditation is valid for the next 4 years.

You can update your accreditation in the 6 months prior to expiry date and up to 12 months after the expiry date through the online Updating process.  If your accreditation is more than 12 months out of date, you will need to contact Netball Queensland to apply for consideration to update.  Please send an email to karen.topp@netballq.org.au for further information.

 

To update:

  • Log in to your MyNetball account
  • Click on Learning < Online Learning < Browse Available Courses < My Accreditation Updating
  • Click on “Please Select an Accreditation”
  • Choose your Accreditation level you are updating
    • Click on Practical Coaching Hours and enter the relevant information
    • Coaching workshops and online units you have completed will appear on this page also
    • The number of points you have earned will appear at the bottom of the page – you need to earn the relevant number of points for your accreditation level
  • Submit your request for Accreditation updating
  • Your Accreditation will be updated on the expiry date
  • Please check your Accreditation status after the expiry date to ensure this has been successful.

Accreditation Updating

Information regarding prospective updating workshops/clinics can be found on the NQ website under Get Involved >Coaching > Coaching Workshops.  Coaches may also complete free online units such as Selecting, Expecting Respect, Getting to Know NetSetGO.

How many points do I need to update my accreditation? Netball Australia requires a coach to reach the specified number of points of updating activity for each accreditation level as listed below:

Foundation Accreditation Attain Development OR Complete 20 points in 4 years
Development Accreditation Attain Intermediate OR Complete 40 points in 4 years
Intermediate Accreditation Attain Advanced OR Complete 60 points in 4 years
Advanced Accreditation Attain Elite OR Complete 80 points in 4 years
Elite Accreditation Attain High Performance OR Complete 100 points in 4 years
High Performance Accreditation Complete 120 points in 4 years

Please note:  It is important you have only ONE MyNetball account.  This is particularly relevant for Accreditations and Updating and multiple accounts do not link learning.

Please contact karen.topp@netballq.org.au for further information.

 

Other

Coaching Assessments - Intermediate & Advanced

Dates to be advised

This workshop is for Advanced and Intermediate Coaches who have completed the Advanced and Intermediate Coaching course and would like to be assessed.  Each person will be assessed for approximately 1-1/2 hours. PLEASE NOTE: .Coaches wishing to participate in the Intermediate and Advance Coaching Assessment must bring Ten players to the Assessment with them for the Practical Assessment component only. These players must be available for your Practical Assessment and be a minimum Representative player of 15 years and above. Failure to provide Ten players for the Practical Assessment will disqualify the coach from being able to undertake the Practical Assessment component of the course and therefore be ineligible to be awarded the accreditation on this day. Please contact Karen Topp on 07) 3426 9512 or karen.topp@netballq.org.au for available times that would be appropriate for you and your team to attend.

Netball Australia Coach Developer's Workshop

 

This Developer’s workshops provides coaches with the skills to facilitate Development Face to Face Coaching Workshops to members throughout Queensland.

ENROLEMENT PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Participants must have at least seven (7) years practical Netball Coaching experience at a higher level (Participants must provide supporting evidence of this from your Association, School or Region) or currently hold a Cert IV in Workplace Training and Assessing/ Bachelor of Education with several years experience
  • Netball Australia Intermediate Coaching Accreditation or higher
  • Participants must be current Netball Queensland members or interstate members who have been approved by Netball Queensland 
  • Participants will take part in ongoing learning through attendance at a Development F2F workshop and other learning activities as required before being approved to facilitate this workshop.

COST: NIL  100% attendance is required to be successful.

To register contact Karen Topp on (07) 3426 9512 or karen.topp@netballq.org.au