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Retaining your Coaching Status (re-accreditation)

Written by  Sunday, 26 February 2017 14:34

If you are Shuttle Time Teacher but not accredited with BA:

 

To become qualified to teach badminton in Australia, you will need to take part and pass the Shuttle Time Teacher course AND complete the three (3) online ASC courses whilst accrediting with Badminton Australia.

 

To complete the 3 free online courses register with ASC and complete:

 

When you successfully pass the course, you will receive a digital certificate which you should use as evidence that you have passed the courses.

 

For more information go to the ASC page click here: https://www.ausport.gov.au/participating/coaches/onlinecoach

 

To go straight to the learning portal click here: https://learning.ausport.gov.au/mylearning/dashboard/index

 

Email the digital certificates BA HQ with a completed Badminton Australia accreditation form and make the appropriate payment to BA.

 

One approved by BA review your application for accreditation and when successful, you will receive the ASC endorsed Coaching Card with your name, details and coaching licence expiry date. Your coaching licence is for four years. To keep your coaching accreditation relevant, you should coach and attend or complete courses and continuing education programs. At the 3½ year point, you should re-accredit to ensure that your coaching status remains valid and that you do not have any time where you are coaching without a BA coaching license.

 

If you need to reaccredit after the four (4) year period:

Once you have qualified as a coach, you are accredited for 4 years. Your ASC endorsed Badminton Australia Coach ID Card will detail the expiry date.

 

During your 4 years, you need to be coaching and complete Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points by taking part in general and specific coaching courses and updates, attending coach education conferences or undertaking teacher training.

 

As a minimum you need to undertake at least 10 hours of coaching per year plus at least 20 CPD points.

 

To stay qualified and accredited you need the following:

 

Stage 1:

 

Stage 2:

 

Level of Coaching Course

Hours of practical coaching

Continuing Professional Credits (CPDs) over the 4 years

Each year

Over the 4 years

Shuttle Time Coach

10 hours

40 hours

20 points

BA Level 1

10 hours

40 hours

20 points

BWF level 1/BA level 1a

10 hours

40 hours

20 points

BWF level 2/BA level 2

15 hours

60 hours

40 points

BWF level 3/BA level 3

25 hours

100 hours

50 points

 

Hours of coaching need to be verified by the head coach or board member, such as the president, of your club.

 

Value of continuing professional development credits (CPDs):

 

Type of course

# CPD points

Attend/Complete a Badminton Australia approved State/Territory Coaching Workshop

5 points

Attend/Complete a course delivered by State/Territory Department of Sport and Recreation or equivalent

5 points

Attend/Complete ASC online courses

Ie. Coaching Principles or Play by the Rules courses

5 points

Complete an approved First Aid course

5 points

Attend/Complete a Badminton Australia conference, seminar or workshop

10 points

Attend/Complete Shuttle Time Teacher/Coach course

10 points

Complete a sport related tertiary degree or equivalent

Ie. Diploma Sports Coaching,  BA Sports Studies

10 points per unit / module

Attend/Complete Shuttle Time Tutor course

15 points

Present or assess at a Badminton Australia coaching course, including Shuttle Time

15 points

Present or assess at a Badminton Australia coaching workshop

15 points

Present the BWF level 1 course

15 points

Attain the next level of badminton coaching qualification such as BWF level 1, BWF level 2 or BWF level 3.

Meets total accreditation requirements

 

If you are unsure of the quality of course and you want to attend in order to contribute towards your badminton coaching accreditation, please contact the BA HQ at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to establish the number of CPDs that will be awarded before you attend/complete the course.

 

Badminton Australia want to ensure that its coaches can keep their experience sufficient and current, to have an accredited and knowledgeable coaching network. However, we also recognise that from-time-to-time, that coaches may take a break from the sport. We value and respect your experience. If you have taken a break from coaching but would like to get back involved in coaching there will be a route that you can take. If you have questions about how to get re-accredited and re-commence coaching after a break, please contact BA at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to find out more.

 

To re-accredit, you need to complete the BA reaccreditation form. As you fill it in, you will find that it is self-explanatory, though if you do have questions, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

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