Approved Coach Education Courses

Running in 2018

BWF Shuttle Time

Information to be provided by State and Territory Associations after registration per course with BA.

BA level 1

Information to be provided by State and Territory Associations after registration per course with BA.

BWF level 1

StateLocationDatesFor details
NSWMarch 17/18 and May 19/20Sydney Olympic ParkBA HQ
WAMay 26/27 and August 4/5MSAC, MelbourneBA HQ
VictoriaJune 16/17 and August 11/12Kingsway StadiumBA HQ

BWF level 2

Badminton Oceania are running the first BWF level 2 Coaching Course in the region in partnership with Badminton Australia. The course takes place in Auckland, New Zealand and the dates are 11th – 16th June 2018. The BWF Coach Educator is Martin Andrew from England. Badminton Oceania are sponsoring the course by funding accommodation, breakfast and lunch and all course delivery costs. Eligible coaches have been invited to express their interest and nominations are now closed

BWF level 1 Tutor course

Badminton Oceania are running the first BWF level 1 Coaching Course in the region in partnership with Badminton Australia. The course takes place in Auckland, New Zealand on the 9th- 10th June 2018. The BWF Coach Educator is Martin Andrew from England. Badminton Oceania are sponsoring the course by funding accommodation, breakfast and lunch and all course delivery costs. Eligible coaches have been invited to express their interest and nominations are now closed.

Want to run an approved BA coach education course?

State or Territory Associations and/or approved badminton academies and providers are able to provide the following courses in Australia. Approval from Badminton Australia must be give BEFORE every course commences.

To request BA approval to run an approved course in Australia you must have an appropriately qualified Coached Educator/Tutor download the State/Territory Association Registration Form

Badminton Australia runs the following courses and accreditation pathways:

Name of courseAdditional prerequisites required in addition to a pass from the coach education courseBA accreditation status
BWF Shuttle Time1. ASC Community Coaching General Principles
2. PBTR Child Protection
3. PBTR Harassment and Discrimination

Must accredit with BA
BA Community Coach (Shuttle Time)
BA level 11. ASC Community Coaching General Principles
2. PBTR Child Protection
3. PBTR Harassment and Discrimination

Must accredit with BA
BA Community Coach (BA1)
BWF level 1  1. ASC Community Coaching General Principles
2. PBTR Child Protection
3. PBTR Harassment and Discrimination

Must accredit with BA
BA Club Coach (BWF1)
BWF level 2  1. ASC Play by the Rules High Performance Decision Making 
2. ASC Play by the Rules High Performance Mental Skills 
3. ASC Play by the Rules mini- course: 
4. Introduction to the integrity of sport 
5. ASC Play by the Rules mini- course: Ethics and ethical decision making in sport. 

Must accredit with BA
BA Development Coach (BWF2)
BWF level 3  Selected based on their experience, knowledge and capability by Badminton Australia, Badminton Oceania and sanctioned by BWF. 

Must accredit with BA
BA Elite Coach (BWF2)
Shuttle Time Tutor 
BWF level 1 Tutor
  Selected based on their experience, knowledge and capability by Badminton Australia, Badminton Oceania and sanctioned by BWF. 

Must accredit with BA 

Course length appropriate to the level of award.
Coach Developers and Educators (Tutors)

For more details download the 2018 The Badminton Australia Coaching Framework