OVERVIEW

Course Codes

VCALINT001 – VCAL (Intermediate)
CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Service
VCALSEN001 – VCAL (Senior)
22313VIC – Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Duration

2 years

Start Date

January 30th 2018

Intake Age

BOYS
Completed Year 10 or Year 11 in 2017
GIRLS
Completed Year 10 in 2017

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CURRICULUM SNAP SHOT

ACCREDITED TRAINING

YEAR 1

Enhance your communication skills and literacy skills by reading, reviewing and critiquing a range of media text on your heroes, match reports and debating current issues in the AFL.


Units of Competency

  1. LIT021 Literacy Skills Intermediate Reading and Writing
  2. LIT022 Literacy Skills Intermediate Oral Communication

Build relationships within community frameworks by working on relevant projects through volunteering.


Units of Competency

  1. CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
  2. HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  3. CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer
  4. BSBWOR201 Manage personal stress in the workplace
  5. CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
  6. CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

Hone your leadership knowledge and skills. Work on a social issue, create awareness in the community.


Units of Competency

  1. PDS021 Personal Development Skills (Intermediate)
  2. PDS022 Personal Development Skills (Intermediate) 

Analyse your training and game data from your Academy issued GPS to improve your game performance. Learn to work with real numbers in real situations.


Units of Competency

  1. NUM021 Numeracy Skills

Learn and perfect how to critically analyse information through a range of techniques and creative thinking styles. Try your luck in The Academy Shark Tank!


Units of Competency

  1. ICTICT107 Use personal productivity tools
  2. BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
  3. BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

Sharpen your work related skills by researching and understanding your rights as an employee in the AFL or other industries. Complete a range of work placements to find your passion.


Units of Competency

  1. WRS021 Work Related Skills (Intermediate)
  2. WRS022 Work Related Skill (Intermediate)

Design a diet with the correct nutritional requirements for training, competition and recovery. Enhance your development and performance of AFL skills during drills, activities, games and competitions. Work with guest lecturers, current AFL players and coaching staff.


Units of Competency

  1. SISSAFL201A Perform the intermediate skills of Australian Football
  2. SISSAFL202A Perform the intermediate tactics of Australian Football
  3. SISSAFL203A Participate in conditioning for Australian Football
  4. SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups
  5. SISSCOP309A Design an athlete’s diet

Reach out and work with our diverse nation and understand the vast range of programs designed for inclusion.


Units of Competency

  1. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  2. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  3. BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

YEAR 2

Enhance your communication skills and literacy skills by reading, reviewing and critiquing a range of media text on your heroes, match reports and debating current issues in the AFL.


Units of Competency

  1. LIT021 Literacy Skills Intermediate Reading and Writing
  2. LIT022 Literacy Skills Intermediate Oral Communication

Analyse your training and game data from your Academy issued GPS to improve your game performance. Learn to work with real numbers in real situations.


Units of Competency

  1. NUM031 Numeracy Skills Senior 

Engage with the community. Work on a social project and develop strategies to create awareness or reduce impact. Work with The Academy charity partners on real projects in the community.


Units of Competency

  1. Personal Development Skills Unit 1 (Senior) 
  2. Personal Development Skills Unit 2 (Senior) 

Participate in a range of work placements working on real projects in the workplace.


Units of Competency

  1. WRS031 Work Related Skills Unit 1 (Senior)
  2. WRS032 Work Related Skills Unit 2 (Senior)

Learn everyday money management. Wages, tax, super, credit card interest and repayment structures.


Units of Competency

  1. FNSFLT301 Be Money Smart
  2. FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations
  3. FNSFLT201 Develop and use a personal budget
  4. BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

Prepare pre or post event meals with the correct nutritional requirements for an AFL athlete. Enhance your development and performance of advanced AFL skills during drills, activities, games and competitions. Work with guest lecturers, current AFL players and coaching staff.


Units of Competency

  1. SISSAFL304A Perform the advanced skills of Australian Football
  2. SISSAFL305A Perform the advanced tactics of Australian Football
  3. SISSCOP308A Model the responsibilities of an elite athlete
  4. SISSCOP201A Prepare a pre or post event meal

Strengthen your communication skills to ensure you can enter any workplace in a professional manner.


Units of Competency

  1. BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

THE LAUNCH PAD

Finishing school and starting the next chapter in life can be a daunting process, that’s why we’ve created the Launch Pad. For the final 6 months at The Academy students focus on determining what their next step will be and how they will get there with the support from our staff to help them through the process.

Participate online to enhance your collaborative earning through project work. Learn how to communicate in a tertiary environment.


Units of Competency

  1. VU21867 Participate in collaborative learning
  2. VU21870 Participate in online collaborative learning
  3. VU21866 Communicate verbally in a further study context
  4. BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Conduct research into your chosen area of study and create your education pathway plan.


Units of Competency

  1. VU21864 Set study goals and plan education pathway 
  2. VU21868 Conduct online research for further study 

Learn how to apply academic research skills and plan and structure tertiary assessments.


Units of Competency

  1. VU21865 Prepare for tertiary reading and writing
  2. VU20754 Participate in academic research

Prepare and submit your applications for further study.


Units of Competency

  1. VU21869 Prepare a portfolio and application
  2. BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

NON-ACCREDITED TRAINING - THE ACADEMY HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

YEAR 1 & 2

The Academy High Performance Program is embedded into the students week through their practical application of their strength and conditioning training programs and their recovery and regeneration program including access to massage therapy.

Students also participate in weekly theory lessons featuring topics on elite standards for preparation, training, performance and recovery. Topic’s also include elite mindset and game day approach, creating team culture, game plan application, resilience and self-belief.

– Strength & Conditioning

– Rehab & Regeneration 

– Personality Testing 

– Preparation & Performance 

– Mindfulness & Meditation 

– Massage Therapy

– Creating Team Culture 

– Elite Standards

– Game Plan Application

 

 

 

Avoid injuries and give yourself an edge with fitness and strength. The Academy Strength and Conditioning Program simulates an AFL environment. Working with an elite AFL Strength and Conditioning Coach and team, students will work on the following:

– touch

– recovery

– regeneration

– cross-training

– strength

– conditioning

The program will be adjusted according to the football seasons’ requirements and individual needs. All fitness programs, tests and observations from the coaches will be documented and added to a digital portfolio.

Maintain peak performance by participating in The Academy Rehab and Recovery Program. Working with the Southern School of Natural Therapies. Students will work on injury prevention and management and corrective exercises to enhance athletic performance and reduce future injury risk.

Students will engage in physical recovery and regeneration sessions like swimming, yoga, massage, advanced stretching techniques and mental relaxation. The program will be adjusted according to the football seasons’ requirements and individual needs.

All fitness programs, tests and observations from the coaches will be documented and added to a digital portfolio. This portfolio can be used to benchmark students performance, help refine their fitness output and be used as a reference for future prospective clubs.

HOW TO APPLY

Like what you see and keen to apply? Follow the steps below

Do you meet the entry requirements? Eligible students:

Must have completed Year 10 as your highest level of completed education

Must be participating at a competitive level of football for the duration of the season

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