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Rugby League Development Program SENIOR

Senior Rugby League
Development Program
The Rugby League Excellence strand is designed for students who are interested in developing their skills both on and off the field.  Additionally, it will assist students in other areas with a view to making them more competent not only as a player but as a coach, manager, trainer or official.  A high standard in behaviour, effort and self-discipline are required to be accepted into this subject.  Students completing this certificate are awarded four (4) credit points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education. 
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual wishing to work in the sport and recreation industry in a generalist capacity. The qualification can even lead on to further Certificates, Diplomas or University Degrees.
  • Students must meet certain criteria in regard to behaviour and effort.  Students must receive less than five ‘D’ and/or ‘E’ grades in total for Behaviour and Effort on their Semester two Year 10 report.
  • A strong interest in Rugby League
  • Above average strength/ fitness and skills and a desire to improve in both areas.
  • A willingness to be involved in all aspects of the course.
Companion Subjects
Students taking this subject may also study Social and Community studies, Physical Education or Health Education, but NOT Certificate II Sport and Recreation – General strand simultaneously.
Units of Competency
The following Units of Competency must be completed over the two years of the course in order to qualify for the Certificate. Units may be attempted and re-attempted at any time during the course.
National Code
Unit of Competency Title
Organise and complete daily work activities
Apply first aid
Respond to emergency situations
Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
Follow occupational health and safety policies
Instruct and monitor fitness programs
Plan and Deliver gym programs
Perform the intermediate skills of Rugby League
Perform the intermediate tactics and strategies of rugby league
Participate in conditioning for Rugby League
Develop personal media skills
Expectations, Assessment and Enrolment charge
Subject Levy Payment - An annual levy of approximately $100.00 - $120.00 will be set to cover costs associated with the course. The entire subject levy must be paid at the start of the school year.   A part payment plan may be negotiated with the Head of Department (HOD) but this process must be approved by the HOD at the start of the year.  The levy will cover costs of the enrolment fee and apparel (training shirts, dress shirt, jumper, shorts, socks and jerseys).  Other costs of travel shortfall, sports medicine, strapping, equipment, camps, guest speakers, etc., are also covered in the levy.
Assessment - Many Units are practical by nature and are assessed by completion of  Journals, observation and questioning. Workbooks are also completed and some project work is also undertaken.
Uniform - Students must be dressed appropriately for practical work. On days on which practical lessons are scheduled, students wear formal uniform to school and change into their sports uniform.
Homework – Tasks are set regularly in theory and practical areas. Additionally, students are expected to practise skills from current practical units in their own time.