Coach Accreditation

Judo Queensland runs mutliple Judo Coaching Accreditation Courses through-out the year. 

Courses are listed in the Events Section. All registrations and payments for the courses must be completed Online. 

Judo Queensland will no longer be accepting paper-based applications. 

Coach Accreditation Framework 2.0

In March 2024, Judo Australia enhanced the Coach Accreditation Framework to CAF 2.0. CAF 2.0 maintains the 4 program levels, with the first three levels shifting to a more general coaching model. More information can be found by visiting the Judo Australia site.


All individuals who wish to become accreditated Judo Coaches must (at a minimum) complete the following Courses: 

Assistant Coach

Sensei Coach

Senior Coach

  • Community Coach Masterclass

  • First AID and CPR

  • Sports Integrity Australia Coaches Course

  • Current Working with Children clearance

  • Refresher courses as outlined in the applicaiton form below


Working With Children

All coaches must have a current Blue Card.

Download the form and complete pages 2 to 5.  Blue Cards will need to be fascilitated by you club.  Make sure you include a certified copy of your identification documents. Please note, it takes 5 to 6 weeks for an application to be processed.
Apply for a Blue Card - download application form here


First Aid Qualifications

All Judo Queensland judo coaches need a current first aid certification that includes CPR


Application form

You may download a copy of the Coaching Accreditation application form here.