Education

Volleyball Education

Volleyball WA offers a range of courses and face to face training for Teachers, Coaches and Referees. Whether you looking to learn more about the game or start your coaching journey, Volleyball WA will be able to find something for you.

You can register for upcoming courses by heading to our calendar or contact Volleyball WA to tailor sessions for your club.

If you have a question, contact the office on 08 9228 8522 or email [email protected]

Coaching

Volleyball WA is invested in the development of volleyball coaches throughout Western Australia.

Whether you are coaching at your local school or aiming to join our State Teams coaching group, Volleyball WA can help you start your journey. To find your next course head to our calendar or email [email protected]

COACHING VOLLEYBALL

To coach teams in Volleyball WA events, such as the WA Volleyball League,  individuals must have an active Coaching Accreditation.

Individuals can progress along the Volleyball Australia Coaching Pathway by completing coaching course:

  • Level 1 Coaching Course
    • This online coaching course is designed to provide teachers and senior school athletes a foundation in volleyball coaching. A Level 1 coaching accreditation is the minimum requirement for Sporting Schools clinics.

      Price: $49.50
      Pre-requisites: Participants must be at least 14 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.
      Includes: Nationally recognised Level 1 accreditation and certificate.

      Please note, prior to undertaking this course, participants (including teachers) must complete the “Play by the Rules” modules Harassment and Discrimination and Child Protection.

    • Participants (18 years and over) are also required to obtain or renew a Working with Children Check to meet the requirements of this course.

  • Level 2 Coaching Course
    • This face-to-face, one day coaching course is designed to provide volleyball enthusiasts with a deeper understanding of volleyball coaching principles. VQ can organise this course for your group, club, school, or community group. A minimum of ten participants is required for this course.

      Price: $135 for Platinum/Gold Members & $140 for Non-Members
      Pre-requisites: Participants must be a current Volleyball Australia Level 1 Coach. Participants must be at least 16 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.
      Includes: Nationally recognised Level 2 accreditation, certificate, and access to online resources.

      Please note, prior to undertaking this course, participants must complete the online “Play by the Rules” modules;  Harassment and Discrimination, Child Protection and Community Coaching General Principles (teachers are exempt from this prerequisite).

      Participants (18 years and over) are also required to obtain or renew a Working with Children Check to meet the requirements of this course.

  • Level 3 Coaching Course
    • This minimum three day face-to-face coaching course is the highest coaching qualification available through VQ and refines previously developed skills. Participants must hold a current Level 2 coaching accreditation and have completed the Intermediate Coaching General Principles which will cost $150.

      Price: TBC
      Pre-requisites: Participants must be a current Volleyball Australia Level 2 Coach
      Includes: Nationally recognised Level 3 accreditation, certificate, and Advanced Coaching Manual

      Please note, all new coaches must complete the following "Play by the Rules" online courses; Harassment and Discrimination and Child Protection.

      Participants (18 years and over) are also required to obtain or renew a Working with Children Check to meet the requirements of this course.

For more information about the accreditation process, please refer to Volleyball Australia’s Coach Education and Development Program.

COACHING RENEWAL

All Coaches must ensure they are fully accredited before undertaking any coaching activities. You can check the status of your accreditation via the Volleyball WA Member Portal.

MEMBER PORTAL

For more information about the renewal process, please refer to Volleyball Australia’s Renewal Policy.

To find out more please contact the office on 08 9228 8522 or email [email protected] .

Refereeing

Volleyball WA is invested in the development of volleyball referees throughout Western Australia.

A series of Volleyball Australia accredited referee courses are held throughout the year. To find your next course head to our calendar or email [email protected]

REFEREEING VOLLEYBALL

To referee Volleyball WA events and competitions, such as the WA Volleyball League,  individuals must have an active Referee Accreditation.

Individuals can progress along the Volleyball Australia Referee Pathway by completing referee course:

  • Level 1 Referee Course
    • This online referee course is designed to provide high school teachers and athletes a foundation in volleyball refereeing.

      Price: $49.50
      Pre-requisites: Participants must be at least 12 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.
      Includes
      : Nationally recognised Level 1 accreditation and certificate.

      Please note, prior to undertaking this course, participants (including teachers) must complete the “Play by the Rules” modules Harassment and Discrimination and Child Protection.

    • Participants (18 years and over) are also required to obtain or renew a Working with Children Check to meet the requirements of this course.

  • Level 2 Referee Course
    • This face-to-face, half day refereeing course is designed to provide volleyball enthusiasts with a deeper understanding of refereeing.  This course contains the theory component of a Level 2 upgrade.

      Price: $75 per person

      Prerequisites:

      • Participants must have a current Volleyball Australia Level 1 Referee Accreditation.
      • Participants must be at least 14 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.
      • Participants must be a current member of Volleyball WA.
      • Prior to undertaking this course, non-accredited teachers will need to complete the Community Officiating General Principles Course
      • Prior to undertaking this course, participants (including teachers) must complete the following online “Play by the Rules” modules; Harassment & Discrimination
        and Child Protection

      After the Course:

      Before being accredited as a Level 2 Referee, each participant will need to:

      • Meet the required competencies of a Level 2 Referee (note: these can be completed before or after the Level 2 Face-to-Face course).

      The minimum number of games required are:

      3 x games as a 1st Referee (1 x assessment for competency)
      3 x games as a 2nd Referee (1 x assessment for competency)
      2 x games as a Scorer
      2 x games as a Line Referee

      1. Community Officiating General Principles
      2. Play by the Rules
      3. Log of Matches Officiated and Completed Assessments

      Participants (18 years and over) are also required to obtain or renew a Working with Children Check to meet the requirements of this course.

For more information about the accreditation process, please refer to Volleyball Australia’s Referee Education and Development website.

REFEREEING RENEWAL

All Referees must ensure they are fully accredited before undertaking any refereeing activities. You can check the status of your accreditation via the Volleyball WA Member Portal.

MEMBER PORTAL

For more information about the renewal process, please refer to Volleyball Australia’s Renewal Policy.

To find out more please contact the office on 08 9228 8522 or email [email protected] .

Teacher PD

Volleyball WA hosts multiple Teacher PD courses throughout the school year. Open to both Primary and Secondary school teachers, participants can choose between an introductory or intermediate course.

To book into an upcoming course please check our calendar or email [email protected]