About the course

About the course

Our sports programs at Box Hill Institute are delivered as a package of qualifications.  On completion, you will receive two diplomas with the following specialisations:

  • Diploma of Sport (Sport Development)
  • Diploma of Sport (Coaching)

The sports industry is constantly evolving. Completing these qualifications will allow you to experience the best of both worlds and develop a diverse range of skills that will create excellent pathways to further education and industry. Students will have the opportunity to experience all parts of the industry to help drive their career objectives. If you want to be part of this industry, this is a practical hands on course that will help you achieve your goals.

Working in the sports industry is about following your passion. It is an exciting and fast paced environment with so many different opportunities for graduates. box hill has a track record of preparing students for the next stage, we have a range of industry partners that allow students to gain hands on learning required to succeed. Developing a strong network within the industry is really important. Our sports programs have been running over a decade and our Alumni network is really strong. It's great to be able to have our ambassadors return and provide their insights to mentor and support students on their journey.

At Box Hill Institute the sports programs will provide you with an opportunity to complete a broad range of units and study areas. this includes; coaching, sports leadership, sports integrity, event and project management, sports governance and sports psychology. Each of the subject areas are applicable to the different roles where you may gain employment and also provide the fundamental learning and opportunity to pathway to further study. Many of our graduates acknowledge that the Diploma is a great transition to University and that it prepares them for what is expected at Bachelor level.

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

Full time: 1 year

LocationStudy ModeStudy LoadStart DateDaysAdditional Info
19 Feb 2024
19 Feb 2024

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Career Outcomes

  • Sports Manager
  • Sports Coach
  • Event Manager
  • Sport Facility Manager
  • Sport Development Manager
  • Talent Manager
  • Sports Administrator
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Entry Requirements

You must have completed Australian Year 12 (or international equivalent).

Mature age applicants are welcome to apply. 

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW - 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.

Pathways & Accreditation

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

Ask us about pathways to Deakin, LaTrobe and other universities.  

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

Please note that these courses are delivered as a package of qualifications.  The typical fees changed for both qualifications are as follows:

  • Diploma of Sport (Sport Development) / Diploma of Sport (Coaching) will typically cost $6,651 (Government Subsidised Tuition Fee)

TOTAL COURSE ESTIMATE: $7,542 (including Tuition Fee, Service & Amenity Fee & Material Fee)

Please speak with Box Hill Institute for further information.

Government Subsidised Standard
Tuition Fee$6,866
Service & Amenity Fee$268
Material Fee$631
Total Course Estimate$7,765

Service & Amenity Fee may vary depending on course commencement and enrolment duration. Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2024 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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