At Fit Education, we have been honored to partner with the Brian Kerle Basketball Academy for many years, creating a synergy that has empowered countless student-athletes to flourish both on the court and in their careers. Here’s how our long-standing collaboration continues to make dreams come true.
Learning from Legends
The Brian Kerle Basketball Academy, founded by Brian Kerle, an Australian basketball legend, 2x Olympian, NBL Champion, and Hall of Famer, represents excellence at its best. Guided by NBL Coach of the Year Bruce Palmer, who stands as the 7th most winningest coach in NBL history, our students learn from the best, including those with experience coaching in the NBA Training Centre in China.
An Elite Experience
With this partnership, student-athletes after Year 12 immerse in an elite 12-month academy experience in Brisbane. They receive the best of both worlds – advanced basketball training and nationally accredited sport education through Fit Education.
Here’s what they get:
- Training 3 days a week with the best coaches and staff in sport.
- Classes one day a week with primary industry experts, allowing for one-on-one support.
- Competition in a team environment against other teams representing the Brian Kerle Academy.
Diploma of Sport: Your Path to Sport Career Success
With Fit Education, student-athletes complete a nationally accredited Diploma of Sport. This prestigious qualification provides the skills to pursue a career in:
- Sport Coaching: From identifying to developing athletes.
- Sport Management: Managing competitions, sports venues, and facilities.
- Sport Development and Sport Leadership: Creating the leaders of tomorrow.
1. Ethics in Sport: Learn to manage integrity, apply anti-doping policies, and handle legal compliance within the sporting realm.
2. Sport Coaching: Modules include planning and conducting coaching programs, meeting participants’ needs, applying psychology principles, and coaching in competition.
3. Sport Development: Develop skills in budgeting, stakeholder relationship management, and risk management.
4. Sport Leadership: Lead through managing people, conducting meetings, and maintaining workplace safety.
The Diploma of Sport encompasses all the necessary components to equip students with comprehensive sport qualifications. Whether your interest lies in sport coaching, sport development, or sport industry management, this program is the key to unlocking a successful sport career.
Great Growth and Opportunities
The Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games are on the horizon, and employment for Sports Coaches is showing “very strong growth.” These exciting trends ensure that Diploma of Sports graduates have amazing job opportunities.
We offer Vet Student Loan (VSL) funding for eligible student-athletes for the Diploma of Sport, allowing you to get a head-start on a career in health and fitness. Fit Education is an approved provider of the VSL funded Diploma of Sport. However, please note:
- VET Student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.
- A VET Student loan gives rise to continuous HELP debt until it’s repaid to the Commonwealth.
Fit Education’s Diploma of Sport opens doors to further study at University Degree level in Business and Sport Development:
- Griffith University: Fit Education Diploma of Sport graduates receive 240CP; 50CP credit for the Bachelor of Business, 40CP for the Bachelor of Sport Development.
- University of Sunshine Coast: Credit for up to 4 courses towards the Bachelor of Sport Studies, including SPX102 Introduction to Coaching Science and up to 3 x Introductory General Electives.
Other Exciting Sports Programs
In addition to basketball, Fit Education’s Sports Academies offer blended training + study programs with:
- Dundee’s Boxing Academy (Boxing + Diploma of Sport).
- Women’s Sport Academy (Female Weight Training + Diploma of Sport).
- GC Strength & Conditioning Academy (Strength & Conditioning + Diploma of Sport).
Parents, if you’re looking for the perfect blend of sport training, fitness education, and sport qualifications for your child, look no further. Join us today and give your child the best chance to progress in their sporting career while preparing for a bright future.
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Other Courses you can Study Online with Fit Education
If you’re ready to start a new career and are passionate about inspiring others towards their health and fitness goals, then a course from Fit Education is the perfect path:
- Certificate III in Fitness: Become a Gym Instructor and a Group Exercise Instructor
- Certificate IV in Fitness: Become a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Trainer
- Certificate in Nutrition: Become a professional Nutrition Consultant
- Diploma of Sport: Work in Sport Coaching and Sport Development
- Short Courses: Group Exercise Leader, Online Personal Trainer, Female Coaching, Resistance Band Training, and many more…