Coach Accreditation & Reaccreditation 2016

National Rugby League

Coach Accreditation & Reaccreditation 2016

Coach Accreditation
All coaches are required to have a relevant NRL Coaching Accreditation Certificate that is current. The NRL offers the following courses, which you can register for via

There is also a minimum accreditation requirement to coach a particular team / age group. Please check the requirements with your club / league as they may vary slightly.
»6-12s Age Groups: Modified Games Coaching Course
»13s + Age Groups: International Games Coaching Course
»Some Senior / Representative Teams: Senior Club Coach Course

Coach Re-accreditation
If a coach’s accreditation has expired, they will need to complete the reaccreditation process in order to continue coaching. Each accreditation has a different requirement in order to obtain reaccreditation. Please refer to the flowchart or visit for information on what’s required for each accreditation level or refer to the summary below;

»Modified Games Coach: Complete an Online or Face to Face Reaccreditation Course
»International Games Coach: Complete an Online or Face to Face Reaccreditation Course
»Club Coach: Complete an Online or Face to Face Reaccreditation Course
»Senior Club Coach: Complete the online form at
»High Performance Coach: Complete the online form at

Online Coach Re-accreditation Course: this option has been developed for the first time in 2015. This provides the coach with the option of completing their reaccreditation in a face to face or online environment. Any Modified Games Coach, International Games Coach, or Club Coach can complete a Coach Reaccreditation Course.

See flyer attached for more info.


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