Diploma of Sport (Development)

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The SIS50321 Diploma of Sport Development is great for those who love sport, but wish to act in a non-playing role. Such roles can be in the area of planning and development, administration, event organization, team management and so on.

During this course, the student will arm themselves with the skills and knowledge to perform these tasks with great confidence and competence.

Opportunities will be made available for hands on practice within major events and sport administrative bodies.

Our delivery mode includes the flexibility of online theory content, videos, online support and face-to-face practical training.

For those in more of an instructional role, you may consider the SIS50321 Diploma of Sport (Coaching)

Students are able to book in a time with a tutor to assist with theory modules. When it is time for prac, students book in for a training or assessment session with one of our expert staff.

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Students will complete the following core units, developing skills and knowledge, such as the ability to :

  • BSBOPS504 Manage Business risk
    HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
    SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
    SISXFIN001 Develop and review budgets for activities or projects
    SISXIND008 Manage legal compliance in sport and recreation
    SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
    BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
    SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
    SITXMGT003 Manage projects
    SISSSCO008 Apply anti-doping policies
    SISSSCO011 Manage integrity in sport
  • SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

Training Package specifications

Qualification Description

The Diploma of Sport Development reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of roles within the Australian sport industry.
They work or volunteer at community-based sport clubs and organisations in the Australian sport industry.

Individuals with this qualification are involved in the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues. They work autonomously and coordinate and supervise others.

Sports development officers are responsible for generating interest and increasing participation in sports by running initiatives that inspire people to take part. A keen interest in sport and strong leadership and organisational skills are essential.

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.