Kickstart your career in the sport and fitness industry with our Diploma of Sport Development. Or use this course as your pathway to sport science, human movement and sport management degrees.

Growing at a rapid pace, the sport and fitness industry needs more qualified people. If you’re keen to be part of the industry, this is a practical, hands on course that will help you achieve your goal.

Work with, and learn from, industry professionals about different aspects of sport including client services, marketing, communications, occupational health and safety, event management, facility management, health and fitness. Study the fitness component in our on campus gym.

You will be involved in working with industry professionals at real sporting events throughout this course learning “hands on” practical skills that will be used in your future career.

We deliver this course with the Certificate III in Fitness so that you gain important knowledge in anatomy and physiology, which you will require in further studies or you can use in the fitness industry.




National Code SIS50612
VTAC Code Box Hill-5100251524; Lilydale-5100551524;
CRICOS Code 080121F
Study Areas Sport & Recreation
Study Level Diploma
Course Type International TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
International Fee $15,030.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $131.40
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for internet based.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

January

Full time: 12 months

Box Hill, Lilydale

You must have completed Year 12 or equivalent. 

Mature age applicants are welcome to apply. 

Successful completion will enable you to apply for degree courses in a number of areas including sports science, sports management and human movement.

You may be eligible to receive credit for your studies with us.

Direct entry. See how to apply or contact the international office.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Upon successful completion you will be awarded a Diploma in Sport Development and a Certificate III in Fitness.

This qualification will prepare you to work in a wide range of roles in the sport and fitness industry. You may find work in; sports management, sports administration, fitness, sports coaching, officiating or event management. Following further study you may enter a career in sport/exercise science, health and nutrition or teaching physical education.

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BSBADM502B MANAGE MEETINGS 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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SISXCAI306A FACILITATE GROUPS 25.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish a functional group within the context of a sport, fitness and recreation activity. The unit focuses on the ability to facilitate a group of clients participating in a sport, fitness and recreation activity or a group of people within a sport, fitness or recreation organisation.

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SISXIND406A MANAGE PROJECTS 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to scope, implement, monitor and evaluate project-management plans and outcomes in specific activity areas, ensuring all resources are available to achieve project goals and that the project complies with legislative and organisational requirements.

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SISXRSK502A MANAGE ORGANISATIONAL RISKS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate a risk-management program for an organisation. It incorporates an assessment of potential risks facing the organisation and the development of strategies and procedures to mitigate risk situations according to the current Australian and New Zealand standard.

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SISXCCS403A DETERMINE NEEDS OF CLIENT POPULATIONS 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather, analyse and interpret data to plan and evaluate client service relationships and develop methods of improvement.

 

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SISXIND404A PROMOTE COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND LEGAL PRINCIPLES 15.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply legislation relevant to organisational operations. The unit focuses on analysis and interpretation of relevant legislation to inform the review of current organisational systems to determine compliance with legal obligations and promote the modification or development and implementation of systems to promote business compliance.

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SISSSCO306 PROVIDE DRUGS IN SPORT INFORMATION 5.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide information about performance enhancing and prohibited drugs to athletes and implement strategies to assist athletes to effectively address those issues according to legislative and sport-specific regulations.

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SISSSCO307 PROVIDE NUTRITION INFORMATION TO ATHLETES 25.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enable coaches to provide information to support their athletes to apply the principles and practices of nutrition to achieve peak performance in the relevant sporting activity.

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SISSSCO308 SUPPORT ATHLETES TO ADOPT PRINCIPLES OF SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enable coaches to support their athletes to apply the principles of sports psychology to their specific sporting activity. It focuses on assisting athletes to implement and evaluate psychological approaches to optimise their sporting performance.

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SISXWHS402 IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES 12.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement work health and safety policies, procedures and programs within the context of an established organisational work health and safety system.

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ICAICT308A USE ADVANCED FEATURES OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use computer applications employing advanced features. It involves manipulating data and accessing support resources to solve routine problems.

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BSBMKG501B IDENTIFY AND EVALUATE MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES 70.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing the characteristics of possible markets and assessing the viability of changes to operations. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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SISFFIT415A WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH MEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify situations and conditions requiring guidance from medical or allied health professionals, to interpret instructions from medical or allied health professionals and implement appropriate exercise plans.

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SISFFIT416A APPLY MOTIVATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY TO PROV.GUIDANCE ON EXERCISE BEH.& CHANGE TO MEET HEALTH/FITNESS GOALS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse client behaviour and motivate clients to commence and adhere to a long term exercise plan.

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SISFFIT418A UNDERTAKE APPRAISALS OF FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake general postural appraisals to evaluate a client’s posture, functional range of movement and muscle strength and weakness in preparation for the development of an appropriate exercise program.

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SISFFIT417A UNDERTAKE LONG TERM EXERCISE PROGRAMMING 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to design, plan and program long term exercise for fitness industry clients.

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SISFFIT419A APPLY EXERCISE SCIENCE PRINCIPLES TO PLANNING EXERCISE 55.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to utilise a broad knowledge of exercise science principles in fitness training.

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SISFFIT420A PLAN AND DELIVER EXERCISE PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT DESIRED BODY COMPOSITION OUTCOMES 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to design exercise plans and programs to change body composition in clients. It requires the application of healthy eating standards and guidelines to provide accurate healthy eating information to clients and the ability to recognise and work within professional limitations.

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SISFFIT421A PLAN AND DELIVER PERSONAL TRAINING 70.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be able to plan, deliver monitor and adjust personal training programs for a range of clients including older clients, in both indoor and outdoor settings.

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SITXEVT505 MANAGE ON-SITE EVENT OPERATIONS 60.0

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.

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SITXMPR501 OBTAIN AND MANAGE SPONSORSHIP 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to obtain and manage sponsorship for a business activity, product, service or event. It requires the ability to determine sponsorship requirements, source and negotiate with potential sponsors and manage sponsorship arrangements.

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SITXEVT603 DETERMINE EVENT FEASIBILITY 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess the viability of a proposed event, and to develop recommendations and models for its future planning and operation. It requires the ability to use advanced research, analytical and communication skills combined with a detailed knowledge of the event management process.

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SISSSCO303 PLAN AND DELIVER COACHING PROGRAMS 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and deliver sports coaching programs. The unit focuses on the application of planning and organisational skills to determine developmental activities and delivery methods according to sports participants needs.

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SITXMGT501 ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and manage positive business relationships. It requires the ability to use high-level communication and relationship building skills to conduct formal negotiations and make commercially significant business-to-business agreements.

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SITXHRM402 LEAD AND MANAGE PEOPLE 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people and teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage team performance through effective leadership.

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SISXIND007 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PARTICIPATION STRATEGIES 40.0

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BSBSMB403A MARKET THE SMALL BUSINESS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and implement marketing strategies, and to monitor and improve market performance. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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BSBSMB404A UNDERTAKE SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING 50.0

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BSBWOR501B MANAGE PERSONAL WORK PRIORITIES AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage own performance and professional development. Particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.

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HLTFA311A APPLY FIRST AID 18.0

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BSBMKG510B PLAN ELECTRONIC MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research, prepare and evaluate an organisational e-marketing plan that integrates electronic communications and website marketing in support of marketing objectives.
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SITXMPR401 COORDINATE PRODUCTION OF BROCHURES AND MARKETING MATERIALS 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the development process for brochures and other marketing materials from a content and production perspective.

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SITXEVT602 DEVELOP EVENT CONCEPTS 30.0

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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SITEEVT012 DEVELOP EVENT CONCEPTS 30.0

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