If you have a passion for sport, you may find your dream career in sports management. Our sport and recreation management course is your first step towards working in this rapidly growing industry. Or alternatively, you could use this course as your stepping stone to a sports degree.
Melbourne is known as the sporting events capital of the world. It is home to the Boxing Day Test, Grand Prix, Spring Racing Carnival, Melbourne Cup, AFL Grand Final, Ironman Triathlons, Australian Open Tennis and many other exciting events.
In this practical hands-on course, you will study across a range of areas in sport including client services, marketing, communication, risk management, event management and facility management.
Leading industry professionals will introduce you to some of Melbourne’s major events and you will have the opportunity to work at many of these events. We have some strong partnerships with sports industry organisations including Melbourne Marathon, Melbourne Grand Prix, Great Ocean Road Running Festival, Belgravia Leisure, Tough Mudder, Tertiary Recreation Entertainment Victoria, Basketball Victoria, Proactivity, Performance Psychology, and more. Take the opportunity to learn from, and speak with, industry professionals working with our industry partners.
As part of the course you will complete 100 hours work placement, 50 hours in Semester 1 and 50 hours in Semester 2. The placement can be in any relevant workplace. In most cases we will place you in workplaces where we have relationships and will be able to readily receive feedback.
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22 Nov 2019 at 04:00AM AEST
Full time: 12 months
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
This qualification will prepare you for work in a wide range of roles in the sports industry. You may wish to pursue employment opportunities in:
You may also opt to complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management concurrently or following this course to broaden employment opportunities.
You must have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent.
Mature age students are welcome to apply.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
VTAC and direct entry
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for degrees in a number of areas including sport management or management.
You may be eligible for credits for up to 12 months for studies.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$10,644.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$12,850.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$661.80|
|Retain Course Items***||$50.00|
Completion of 20 units
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation's values, goals and cultural diversity. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions. This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the staging of events. It requires the ability to finalise operational plans, oversee event set up, execution and break down and evaluate the operational success of events.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore and refine ideas for event concepts, and to progress those concepts to the point where they can be made operational.
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