Level 2 Advanced Part B Throws

Course Fee for Part B only – $192.50

This is the second Part of the Level 2 Advanced qualification in the event group of Throws. 

To undertake Level 2 Advanced – Part B Throws, you must already have completed Level 2 Advanced Part A or Level 3.

This event group focuses on developing your coaching skills in the areas of Shot Put, Discus, Javelin and introduces you to coaching Hammer.

This course is a mix of practical and theory and offers a variety of skills and drills to develop the technical model in all Throws events.

This course is ideal for those wishing to specialise in the area of throws and working with athletes aged 12 and up.

Pre requisite for this course is to be Level 2 Intermediate Club coach, as well as having already completed Level 2 Advanced Part A, or be a Level 3 coach in another event group.

Level 2 Advanced Recreational Running

Level 2 Advanced Recreational Running Coach further develops the concepts introduced at the intermediate course as well as introducing the areas of advanced programming, nutrition, running technique, conditioning and biomechanics.  P

 Cost: $385


Spend a Morning with Mona

Join Australian distance running legend Steve Moneghetti for a casual chat about all things marathon.  Mona is full of wisdom and can provide plenty of advice to beginner runners through to the very experienced.  We’ll also get personal with Mona and delve into what makes this iconic Australian tick.

Level 2 Advanced Part A

On this link you are registering for Level 2 Advanced Event Group Specific Part A –  this is the first part of a two part course.

Level 2 Advacned Event Group Specific is delivered in two parts – Part A and Part B.  The full course has the following requirements:

Course Length: 4 Hours Pre-Course Work + 16 Hours Face-to-Face (Practical and Theory) + 6 Hours Post-Course Work

Pre-requisites Part A: Current holder of Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach and have held this qualification for 12 months. 

Pre-requisities Part B: Level 2 Advanced Coach Part A or accredited at Level 3 or above

Pathways: Successful participants are eligible to apply for Level 3 IAAF Coach courses. 

Cost: $192.50

Course Details

The ‘Level 2 Advanced Coach’ level of accreditation gives coaches the opportunity to begin to specialise in either ‘Sprints, Relays, & Hurdles,’ ‘Middle & Long Distance,’ ‘Jumps,’ ‘Throws,’ or ‘Race Walking.’ The course comprises of two days of face-to-face training in addition to pre-course and post-course assessment. 

The course is divided between Part A (day one) and Part B (day two) of face-to-face learning. Part A is for all event groups and covers topics including the essence of coaching, development & maturation, general conditioning, skill acquisition, inclusive coaching, planning and evaluating progress. Part B is event-group specific and covers the coaching and technical analysis of your chosen event group. 



Level 1 Community Athletics Coaching Course

Course and Resources Fee:  $240 (Athletics Victoria Members) +  $250 (non members) includes your first year of coaching registration with Athletics Australia

Course Length: 2 hours Pre-Course work + 8 Hours Face-To-Face (Practical & Theory) + post course assessments tasks


The Level 1 Community Athletics Coach course focuses on developing the coach’s human management skills and understanding of physical literacy and how it can be improved based on the ‘Teaching Games for Understanding’ model of sports development.  The course instructs how to coach the fundamental skills of Run, Jump and Throw in beginning athletes to prepare them for future Track and Field success, which must be understood before event-specific coaching can be developed.  

 This qualification is certified by the Australian Sports Commission and allows participants to be nationally accredited as a community coach which is transferable to other sports engaging in the community coach program.  

There is pre-course work for this course which can be accessed here and must be completed prior to attending the course.  The two units to undertake are Community Coaching General Principles and Play by the Rules, Child Protection module.  You need to set up a login and then enroll in the two modules – they are both free of charge. 


Post-Course Assessment Tasks:  After completing the face-to-face component of the course you are required to successfully complete the Session Planning Assignment and self Reflection requirements prior to receiving your coaching accreditation.


Course Checklist

Before the Course


On the Day of the Course

  • Bring a pen, paper, lunch and have access to your Participant’s Manual.
  • Wear clothes that allow you to perform light exercise. 


After the Course



IAAF Kids’ Athletics Upskilling Course

Course and Resource Fee $99

The Australian Sports Commission’s ‘Sporting Schools’ programme, offers students in primary schools access to sport based activities before, during or after school.  As of Term 3 2015, Sporting Schools will be available to every primary school in Australia.

Athletics Australia delivers IAAF Kids’ Athletics through the Sporting Schools programme which allows children to explore and develop the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing.

Sporting Schools will be delivered in schools before, during and after school hours and all coaches will be paid for their involvement. 

The IAAF Kids’ Athletics Upskilling Program will give Coaches the skills to teach children the core fundamentals of athletics – running, jumping and throwing – using modified equipment with a focus on fun and following the IAAF’s successful global framework.

To be accredited to coach as part of the Sporting Schools athletics programme, you need to be a registered coach with Athletics Australia and undertake this upskilling course. See http://www.athletics.com.au/Coaches/Sporting-Schools for more details about getting registered.

Once you have successfully passed the IAAF Kids’ Athletics Upskilling Course you will be an endorsed Athletics Provider in Sporting Schools.

With Sporting Schools being available in hundreds of primary school around the country, there are a wide variety of opportunities for coaches around Australia to enjoy teaching kids the basics of athletics and be paid for it; so get yourself accredited now!

Level 2 Advanced Sprints, Relays & Hurdles

Pre-requisite for this course is Level 2 Advanced Part A. Any queries accreditation please contact Lisa Verstraten at lisa@athsvic.org.au

This one day Level 2 Advanced  Part B SHR Coaching course gives coaches the opportunity to begin to specialise in sprints, relays and hurdles. 

This course is certified by Athletics Australia and the Australian Sports Commission’s National Coach Accreditation Scheme

Requirements for successful completion of the Course:

All Part A pre and post work requirements, Level 1 ASADA Online Course within two weeks of completing Park B, completion of a six (6) week training program within two weeks of completing Part B


All participants must be financial with Athletics Australia

Level 1 Run Leader

Level 1 Run Leader is an entry point for recreational running group leaders and aimed at those who want to start assisting Level 2 Recreational Running Coaches in delivering their sessions.

This course is one of the pre requisites for entry into the Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coach Course as is Level 1 Community Athletics Coach.

You can find further details about this course here

This course qualifies you as a Recreational Run Leader and you gain access to the benefits of coach membership with Athletics Australia. 

Course fee is $250*.  This includes your first year of coach registration.
* Current AV members receive a $30 discount

Open Forum ‘All things Jumping’ with Stacey Taurima

Open Forum ‘ All things Jumping’ with Stacey Taurima

When :  Sunday the 11th of November, 2018

Time:    9am – midday

Cost:     $20 non members        $10 AV Members

This Personal Development opportunity is open to the community including coaches, athletes, parents, strength & conditioning coaches and health professionals and we welcome you to register and come along to spend the morning talking ‘All things Jumping’ with Stacey


Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coach

Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coaching Course – Course Fee $250 ($220 for current AV Members)

This ONE DAY course is designed to introduce coaches to the fundamental technical and strategic skills and programming for runners in training for 3km through to marathon events.

The course covers training and preparing a group that has varied skill levels from Novice through to competitive club runners.

Pre requisites for the course are either the Athletics Australia Level 1 Community Athletics Coach course or Cert 3 or 4 in Fitness.  

Those registered with Fitness Australia will receive 7 CEC points on completion of this course

Pre work for this course is to undertake the the Play by the Rules modules of Discrimination and Harassment & Child Protection.  You can register for these free courses via this link https://learning.ausport.gov.au/auth/login/?returnUrl=%2F and then undertake the two modules.