The high performance sport industry is a global, multi-billion dollar entity that provides employment opportunities for a range of professions, including sport scientists, coaches and analysts. In Australia, there are employment opportunities in professional and semi-professional sporting teams, the National Institutes Network, and other sporting organisations. These opportunities extend to the international market. At the heart of this industry is the conditioning of the athlete, with the aim of optimising individual and team performance for successful outcomes.
The Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis provides specialist knowledge and skills in performance analysis, by providing theoretical and applied foundations for practice in professional highly-skilled work settings. Advanced knowledge and skills in data handling and analysis, as well as exposure to sports science technologies used in high performance settings, are provided.
The tasks required of students in the course will encourage critical thinking, solving of complex problems, and communication of complex knowledge and ideas to the variety of professionals who operate in the high performance sport industry.