The Academy invites a squad of 60 students (30 males and 30 females) to join the program, where they attend a once-a-week education and high-performance training day at AFL Max, that is fully funded by the Tjindu Foundation. Students will undertake VET Qualifications in Sport Coaching with SEDA Group (SEDA) RTO 22503 and will have the opportunity to gain employment through AFL Max and Sports Education Development Australia Pty Ltd.
The fully funded Academy comprises of weekly sessions that cover a range of theoretical and practical tasks related to the qualification and will be delivered and assessed by SEDA with expert lecturers from Tjindu, AFL Max and the wider football community, all in the start-of-the-art facility at AFL Max.
The Academy will commence in Week 2 of Term 1 of the 2021 school year with students required to attend at AFL Max 1 day per week for 35 weeks.
Applications can be submitted online via the form. Applications are due by 5pm, Friday 11th December. Apply below.
In addition to assisting and driving retention and success rates of the Indigenous students, the program will also enable students to receive:
The Academy aims to provide the following outcomes and opportunities for the cohort:
The Academy will also provide students with:
There are a number of ‘Key Performance Indicators’ which students will be required to achieve to qualify for the Academy.
Due to COVID our planned trials and information session have been replaced with a more personalised approach to recruitment.