Coaching Courses

Written by  Monday, 16 April 2012 18:00

BADMINTON AUSTRALIA COACHING COURSES

Officiating Pathways
Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) Policy and Procedure
Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)

Officiating Course Accreditation Pathway

Badminton Australia has a three level official’s accreditation pathway. All of the courses are nationally recognized and accredited by the Australian Sports Commission through the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme.

Level 1 Umpire Course

This introduction to badminton umpiring course is aimed at people who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at club and regional level

Level 2 Umpire Course

This course is aimed at Umpires who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at State Level and is preparation to go onto National Level

Level 3 Umpires Course

This course is aimed at Umpires who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at National Level and is preparation to go onto Oceania and International Levels

Level 1 Referee Course

This introduction to badminton referee course is aimed at people who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at club and regional level

Level 2 Referee Course

This course is aimed at Referees who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at State Level and is preparation to go onto National Level

Level 3 Referee Course

This course is aimed at Referees who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at National Level and is preparation to go onto Oceania and International Levels

Level 1 Line Judge Course

This introduction to badminton Line Judge course is aimed at people who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at club, regional level and State Level

Level 2 Line Judge Course

This course is aimed at Line Judges who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at State Level and National Level

Level 3 Line Judge Course

This course is aimed at Line Judges who wish to, or who are, currently officiating at National Level and International Level

To be awarded an Officiating Accreditation, Officials must meet the following:

  • Attend a BA approved badminton Umpire / Referee / Line Judge course and successfully completed all of the requirements set for accreditation; or
  • Meet the requirements for Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) status; and
  • Comply with all policies/code of behavior as set by BA and the State or Territory Association

For more information on coaching courses and accreditation contact the official coordinator in your State or Territory, or contact Badminton Australia on (03) 9397 4722.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) Policy and Procedure

Badminton Australia has a RCC Policy and Procedure that enables eligible active officials to be awarded accreditation without having to participate in course and/or complete course assessment requirements.

To apply for exemption, candidates must complete an RCC application form and forward it to the Australian Badminton Court Officials Committee (ABCOC) for consideration.

For more information see attached RCC Policy.

<< RCC policy-procedure pdf here>>

<<RCC application form pdf here>>

ABCOC have also introduced in conjunction with the Oceania Court Officials Committee an internal Junior Umpires Course with three levels. This is aimed to encourage younger players to become involved in umpiring.

Bronze Level Junior Umpire

This course is aimed at junior players (14 years old) and covers the basics of umpiring: the toss, serving, scoring, umpiring doubles, faults and lets

Silver Level Junior Umpire

This course is aimed at those who have completed bronze level or are older and have more badminton experience, it covers the toss, changing ends, umpiring singles, umpiring doubles, faults, lets, umpires duties during a match and general advice on umpiring

Level 3 Umpires Course

This course is aimed at those who have completed the silver level and is preparation to go onto Level one course it covers the toss, scoring system, change of ends, serving, umpiring doubles, faults, lets, continuous play, setting and umpires duties during a match

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)

The will be no honorary accreditation. All officials must satisfy the competencies of particular level of accreditation. However, some practicing officials may be able to satisfy all or part of the competencies for a particular level without having to undergo a formal course / assessment.

To apply for exemption, candidates must complete the Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) application form (refer RCC Application Form) and forward it to the Training Program Provider / ABCOC for consideration.

Applicants must provide the required supporting documentation (For example, Officiating General Principles Certificate). RCC assessment will be conducted using the NOAS RCC Assessment form.

Candidates will be informed that:

1. They have successfully met all competencies and will therefore be granted RCC and accreditation;

Or

2. They have only been successful in gaining competency in certain modules within the Training Program and that they will need to liaise with Training Program Provider/ABCOC in relation to the achievement of the remainder of the Training Program competencies;

Or

3. They have achieved none of the Training Program competencies and will be required to attend all components of the Training Program.

The candidate may be required to demonstrate their expertise in a particular area. For example, applicants may be required to successfully complete an Officiating Principles Course and/or attend a practical officiating assessment session and/or provide the Training Program Provider/ABCOC with a video of an officiating session for assessment.

Please contact the ABCOC Chairperson for more information on RCC and RCC processes.

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