Training and professional development

OACNET offers a number of training and professional development opportunities for members. Below is a list of upcoming training:

Note: if you are looking for the Sporting Futures Conference, please visit www.onkaparingacity.com/sportingfutures

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Leadership Breakfast Series

Friday 26 May, 30 June and 25 August
7.30–8.30am (breakfast included)
South Adelaide Football Club

The breakfast leadership series will be held at the South Adelaide Football Club and is aimed at leaders of local sporting clubs. This series will include presentations from Clubs SA and it also provides an opportunity for clubs to network and share ideas with administrators from other sports.

Breakfast 1: Building membership through social media

Social media is here with us to stay. But how do you use it to your advantage? How do you use it to build your membership, promote your events and gain sponsorship?

  • Does your club have things to say?
  • Do you have the right resources in place?
  • Do you have the right skills?
  • Do you have the tools you need?
  • Do you know what you want to achieve?

Not Sure?! This short session will answer some of those questions and get you excited about social media and membership marketing.

Date: Friday 26 May 2017
Time: 7.30-8.30am
Venue: South Adelaide Football Club ‘Zone Room’, 1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs
Cost: FREE

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Breakfast 2: Liquor Licensing Update

What you need to know and what you need to be ready for

Liquor licensing has gone through the most in depth review in the last 20 years. So what will this mean for Clubs, volunteers and boards? What about limited licenses and full licences?

Mike Penfold from Clubs SA will answer these questions and give you an idea of what to expect in the changes currently being debated before Parliament.

Date: Friday 30 June 2017
Time: 7.30-8.30am
Venue: South Adelaide Football Club ‘Zone Room’, 1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs
Cost: FREE

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Breakfast 3: Running a successful AGM

I can hear you shudder from here! But what if it wasn’t dull and dry. What if it was exciting, full of passion and excitement and a draw card for new members?

In this session hear about some of the ways you can reinvigorate your AGM with simple but strategic ideas and change the way your club members see the AGM.

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: 7.30-8.30am
Venue: South Adelaide Football Club ‘Zone Room’, 1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs
Cost: FREE

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Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Training

The RSA Course (SITHFAB201) is a legislative requirement for all persons serving alcohol. Successful completion of this RSA course will result in the participant being awarded with a recognised RSA Statement of Attainment, which must be used when applying to Consumer & Business Services (CBS) for a Responsible Person’s Badge.
Objectives:

  • Correctly interpret the legal responsibilities that relate to the sale and service of alcohol.
  • Advise patrons on the effects of alcoholic beverages and the term "standard" drink.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various strategies for the Responsible Service of Alcohol.
  • Assist customers to drink within appropriate limits.
  • Assess and monitor the levels of intoxication of Patrons.

Date: Monday 29 May 2017
Time: 6-10pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

For more details, email oacnet@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Food and refreshments will be provided.

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Succession Planning - Leaving a legacy

To keep a club active and growing, clubs need to plan for the time when key people move on. Having a succession plan in place to support and develop people to take over key roles ensures the club stays strong and grows with time.

Hans van Bavel, Director of DELTA Training and community presenter from the Office for Recreation and Sport will discuss effective ways that you can embed succession planning into your club.

This workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB Question 15 ‘Does your club have a succession plan?’.

It is recommended that two attendees from your club register to attend.

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

Food and refreshments will be provided.

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Managing your finances

Do you know your financial responsibilities as a committee member? Do you want to find out how to ask relevant questions when making financial decisions? Do you know the indicators of financial strain? Is your bank account the best way to monitor your finances?

Tim White, accountant and community presenter from the Office for Recreation and Sport will provide you with a better understanding of club financial management practices for committees. 

This workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB Question 30 ‘Does your club meet its minimum financial requirements’.

It is recommended that two attendees from your club register to attend.

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

Food and refreshments will be provided.

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Strategic planning

This workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB Question 5

Date: Wednesday 5 July 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

More details to follow.

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Reviewing your Constitution

Organisations mature, communities evolve and laws change. These are just some of the reasons why clubs need to occasionally take the time to review their governing documents.

Tim White, community presenter from the Office for Recreation and Sport will be delivering a workshop highlighting the key areas you can look at to make sure your constitution is legally compliant and empowering your committee to grow your club.

This workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB Question 4 ‘Has your club reviewed and updated its constitution and regulations (by-laws) in the past two to three years?’

It is recommended that two attendees from your club register to attend.

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

Food and refreshments will be provided.

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Child Safe Officer

The role of the Child Safe Officer (CSO) is to deliver advice and awareness within their club or association around developing a supportive, child safe environment.

The goal for this education course is to ensure the CSO:

  • understands the importance for organisations to adopt appropriate screening processes for members working with young children and young people and the requirement for criminal history assessments
  • understands how and why child protection needs to be included in an organisation’s/group’s Member Protection Policy (MPP), or for a separate Child Protection Policy to be implemented if they do not have a MPP
  • understands the definitions and indicators of child abuse and neglect 
  • acquires knowledge and understanding of the requirement under the Children’s Protection Act 1993 of the legal responsibilities of staff and volunteers working with children
  • has a broad knowledge of the Child Abuse Report Line processes and procedures.

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

This training will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB question 22 'Has your organisation appointed and trained a Child Safe Officer?'

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Essentials for Coaching Children

The Essentials for Coaching Children (ECC) course is a brief, practical survival course for coaches. The course aims to give new or aspiring coaches of any age the basic skills, knowledge and tips needed to provide an effective, enjoyable sporting experience for the children they coach.

The ECC course can be used as a basic introduction to coaching, enhancing the delivery of children's sport within local clubs, recreation facilities and schools.

Date: Wednesday 20 September 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

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