A joint initiative between the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health and the Western Region Academy of Sport offers SESSH students the opportunity of placement in the WRAS SCI Program. The WRAS SCI Program aims to provide strength and conditioning interns with scientific knowledge and programming expertise that enables athletes to train systematically and safely to improve sports performance and reduce the risk of injury. The interns shall provide individualised strength and conditioning programs for WRAS squad athletes. Completion of the WRAS SCI Program shall provide successful candidates with proficiency skills and knowledge required as early career strength and conditioning professionals .
Interns will be required to complete 450 hours of professional placement during which, they shall develop advanced planning and coaching of physical skills such as lifting, stretching and conditioning techniques. WRAS SC interns may be eligible for accreditation under the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) Professional Structure Intern scheme.