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

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 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.

We deliver this course with units in 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 $394.20
Retain Course Items*** $50.00


* 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.

You must have completed Australian Year 12 or international equivalent.

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, or approved equivalent.

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

January

Full time: 12 months

Box Hill, Lilydale

You must have completed Australian Year 12 or international 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.

You will undertake 20 units

Code

Title

Hours

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.

SISSSCO101 DEVELOP AND UPDATE KNOWLEDGE OF COACHING PRACTICES 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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

SITXEVT602 DEVELOP EVENT CONCEPTS 30.0

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

SISXCAI306A FACILITATE GROUPS 25.0

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

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.

SISXIND404A PROMOTE COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND LEGAL PRINCIPLES 15.0

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.

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.

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.

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.

SISXIND006 CONDUCT SPORT, FITNESS OR RECREATION EVENTS 55.0

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.

SISXIND007 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PARTICIPATION STRATEGIES 40.0

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

SITXEBS002 DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN A BUSINESS 40.0

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

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

BSBMKG521 PLAN AND IMPLEMENT SPONSORSHIP AND EVENT MARKETING 40.0

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.

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.

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.

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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