Coach re-accreditation

To remain registered as an accredited coach with the Australian Fencing Federation, coaches must satisfy the requirements listed below. Supporting documentation should be provided via the Australian Fencing Portal before 31st December each year.

Affiliate with a state fencing association

Refer to individual state websites for the relevant membership category and fee.

Certified to work with children

The certification process varies from state to state. Please check with your state association if you are unsure.

Certified in first aid

All coaches must hold a current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) qualification.

Certified in Community Coaching General Principles

This is a free, online course provided by Sports Australia. It contains four modules, including assessment, and takes around four hours to complete. It must be completed every four years.

To do the course, first register here:

› Sport Australia Community Coaching General Principles course

Complete minimum number of coaching hours

Each coaching level requires the following number of annual coaching hours to remain current.

ACCREDITATION LEVEL POINTS REQUIRED MINIMUM COACHING HOURS
Level 0 0 6
Level 1 20 20
Level 2 40 40
Level 3 60 40
Coach mentor 10 10

Complete coach reaccreditation activities

Each coaching level requires a number of points to be earned based on practical application of coaching and continued education. No more than 66% of points can come from High Performance Program activities.

Click the link below to view activities which earn re-accreditation points.