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Professional Development Opportunities

Practitioner Development Programs

Designed to be nationally coordinated and locally delivered, the Practitioner Development Program enables fast-tracked development for early-to-middle career performance support practitioners across the Australian high performance sports system.

The program aims to enhance an individual Practitioner’s ability to connect with people and develop strategies to thrive in the high performance sport environment.


Define a clear development pathway that meets the current and future needs of the Practitioner.Support Practitioners to identify and understand their strengths and how to leverage them in different contexts.Increase the practitioner’s awareness and understanding of their individual roles and how they intersect with other performance support disciplines.Support practitioners to build strong professional networks, now and into the future.

Target Group

Early-to-middle career performance support practitioners.

Program Length

Approximately 12-months.

Program Delivery

A combination of in person and online delivery methods.

  • 2 x 2-day in person workshops.
  • 4 x 1:1 individual sessions with a member of the AIS Career Practitioner Referral Network, online or in person.
  • Participants will connect in person at an existing System Activity (i.e. Performance Support Forum or WC2WB).


Nominations for the 2022 Practitioner Development Program are currently closed.


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