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BSB50420/SIS50321

Diploma of Leadership and Management / Diploma of Sport

Dual award

Take your career in the sports industry to the next level with this dual qualification, delivered in partnership with peak sporting organisations. Build the skills and knowledge you need to manage people, relationships, networks and teams in sport, and become a better leader.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
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WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Subsidised

There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

$14,850
Full Fee

This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

$26,000
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Course overview

Strengthen your potential for a career in the sports industry with this dual qualification, delivered in partnership with peak sporting organisations and TAFE Queensland.

According to the Australian Government's labour markets insights Service there is strong future growth predicted for this industry with increasing demand for qualified sports coaches, instructors and officials with over 44,000 positions expected by 2026.

In this qualification you'll cover coaching fundamentals including how to plan and deliver coaching programs for high-performing athletes, apply sport psychology principles, and coordinate health and wellness programs. In addition, you'll develop essential sports industry skills including managing risk, leading and managing people, and maintaining workplace health and safety. Taking your skills to the next level, you'll also be mentored in team leadership and management, discover how to utilise emotional intelligence to maximise outcomes, and learn how to develop and implement effective projects and business operational plans.

TAFE Queensland's highly-experienced team of industry leaders will give you the guidance you need to succeed in your studies and beyond. This course also offers unique work-integrated learning opportunities at various industry partners across different departments and elite sporting facilities.

Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to work across a variety of roles in the sports industry. You'll also be well placed for further study and be considered for potential graduate roles.

What can I do?

  • Sport Development Manager
  • High Performance Coach
  • Talent Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Manager

Course outcome:

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

SIS50321 Diploma of Sport

Academy of Sport

TAFE Queensland’s Academy of Sport promotes excellence by equipping up-and-coming Queensland athletes and sports industry professionals with the right tools to pursue success within the sporting industry. TAFE Queensland facilitates Academy of Sport programs in partnership with peak sporting organisations, schools and clubs across Queensland. Learn more>

Work-integrated learning

This dual diploma combines theory with a range of work-integrated learning opportunities. Through this partnership you will not only have access to elite sport facilities, but you'll also have the opportunity to complete 100 hours of hands-on work experience.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete units as per the list below.

 

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 12 units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 6

 

SIS50321 Diploma of Sport
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 15 units:
Core Competencies: 7
Elective Competencies: 8

 

Please note that some units listed below are recognised in both qualifications either as core or elective, you will only need to complete these units once to satisfy the requirements of this dual award.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCMM511
    Communicate with influence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCMM511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate with influence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT511
    Develop critical thinking in others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop critical thinking in others

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBLDR523
    Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLDR523
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPEF502
    Develop and use emotional intelligence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPEF502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK502
    Manage team effectiveness
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage team effectiveness

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS502
    Manage business operational plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business operational plans

SIS50321 Diploma of Sport

  • SIS50321 Diploma of Sport

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS504
    Manage business risk
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS504
    Unit description :
    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business risk

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS003
    Maintain work health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS003
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain work health and safety

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXHRM003
    Lead and manage people
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXHRM003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people including in teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage performance through effective leadership. The unit applies to individuals who operate independently and are responsible for leading and motivating people and teams. This includes supervisors, operational and senior managers. The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and manage people

Ways to study
  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Brisbane Broncos - Clive Berghofer Centre
On campus with some online
20 Jan 2025
1 year
Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Brisbane Broncos - Clive Berghofer Centre

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

20 Jan 2025
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
Brisbane Lions - Brighton Homes Arena
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
1 year
Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Brisbane Lions - Brighton Homes Arena

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gold Coast Suns - Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre
On campus with some online
20 Jan 2025
1 year
Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Gold Coast Suns - Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

20 Jan 2025
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 days per week face-to-face plus 1 day per week online support
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Subsidised: $14,850

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $26,000

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

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Diploma of Leadership and Management / Diploma of Sport (BSB50420/SIS50321)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - 1 x $18,097 and 1 x $12,063 cap

The VET Student Loans program assists eligible students enrolled in approved courses to pay their tuition fees.  The Australian Government charges full fee-paying (non-subsidised) students a 20 per cent loan fee in addition to their tuition fees.  A VET Student Loan is a debt that must be repaid.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria
  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Existing digital skills – Microsoft office suite
  • Existing volunteer or work experience preferred 
  • Ability to record videos

Subsidised price eligibility

  • The course cost of the Diploma of Leadership and Management is funded by Fee-Free TAFE funding for those that meet the eligibility requirements.
  • Eligibility for Fee-Free TAFE will be assessed during the application process.
  • There are multiple payment options available for course fees of the Diploma of Sport. 

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate general fitness attire and enclosed shoes. You may be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items. The purchase of these uniform items may incur additional costs. More details will be provided after enrolment or during orientation.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Important information

Brisbane Broncos
If prospective students would like to hear more about the Brisbane Broncos Sports Business Institute please register you interest below. 
Register your interest for these sessions to find out more about the course. 

Brisbane Lions
If prospective students would like to hear more about the Brisbane  Lions please register you interest below. 
Register your interest for these sessions to find out more about the course. 

Gold Coast Suns
If prospective students would like to hear more about the Gold Coast Suns please register you interest below.
Register your interest for these sessions to find out more about the course.

 

Additional activities included in this program include:

  • 100 hours of work-based placement within the relevant industry partner’s organisation.
  • Exposure to the relevant industry partners organisation operations, fan engagement, membership operations, community engagement, marketing and media communications, events, clinics and more.
  • Guest presentations from the relevant industry partners organisations staff, coaches, and players
  • Networking opportunities with staff at the relevant industry partner’s organisation. 

Location and timetable

  • Face-to-face classes for 2 days a week are held at the industry partners’ headquarters.

Brisbane Broncos – The Clive Berghofer Centre, in Red Hill

Brisbane Lions – Brighton Home Arena, Springfield Central

Gold Coast Suns –  Austworld Centre, 296 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211

  • Virtual classes or self-directed time for approximately 6 hours per week. Prep reading and assessment completion for approximately 8 hours per week.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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