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NRL Coaching Courses

NRL Coach Accreditation Overview 

Level Accreditation Type Ideal for: Course Time Course Overview Course Structure Assessment
L1

Modified Games Coach

(MGC)

 All coaches of Mini and Mod League teams (6-12
years) must be accredited as a Modified Games Coach (MGC)

 6.5 hours Candidates will develop a basic knowledge and understanding of; the roleof the coach, coaching and Teaching Methods, Age-appropriate Skill Development, Designing and implementing fun and effective Training Sessions, Creating a Fun, Safe and Positive Learning Environment.

The course consists of 3 components:

  • 3 Online Modules
  • 4 Face-to-face Modules
  • Practical Assessment

Upon completion of all 3 components, coaches will be officially accredited as a Modified Games Coach. The Accreditation is valid for a period of 4 years.

Candidates will be assessed by a qualified
assessor or approved mentor at the course, at training or on game day
 L1  International Games Coach (IGC)  All coaches of International Games teams (13+
Years) must be accredited as an International Games Coach (IGC)
 8.5 hours Candidates will develop a basic knowledge and understanding of; the role of the coach, coaching and Teaching Methods, Age-appropriate Skill Development, Designing and implementing fun and effective Training Sessions, Creating a Fun, Safe and Positive Learning Environment, Planning and managing Training and Game Day.

The course consists of 3 components:

  • 3 Online Modules
  • 6 Face-to-face Modules
  • Practical Assessment

Upon completion of all 3 components, coaches will be accredited as a International Games Coach. The Accreditation is valid for a period of 4 years.

 Candidates will be assessed by a qualified
assessor or approved mentor at the course, at training or on game day
 L1  Club Coach (CC)  This qualification is suitable for club coaching
coordinators, coaches of both Modified and International games teams and
coaches wishing to progress to coaching senior or representative teams
 15 hours  Coach Modified Games and International Games Complete MGC and IGC course modules.  As per MGC and IGC guidelines for assessment
 L2  Senior Club Coaching Course (SCC)  This qualification is suitable for coaches
wishing to be involved at a higher level, including  Senior Rugby League and Junior Representative
Teams and Development Squads
 26 hours     Formal assessment by an accredited assessor
 L3  High Performance Coach (HPC)  This qualification has been developed for
aspiring professional coaches currently involved at a Junior Representative
level or higher.
 100 hours course work