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  • SIS50115

Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

At a glance

At a glance

Enrich your existing skills in sport and recreation management with this high-level course. Develop the advanced skills required to work in a sports centre or sports program manager role.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Operations Officer
  • Sports Program Officer
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Assistant Centre Manager
  • Centre Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Competition Manager
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SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Enrich your existing skills in sport and recreation management with this high-level course. Develop the advanced skills required to work in a sports centre or sports program manager role. The number of leisure, fitness and sports centre managers working in Australia is expected to increase by 18% by 2019. Employers are searching for qualified candidates to fill jobs across a wide range of businesses in the recreation sector.

This course combines classroom-based learning with practical sports and recreation industry components. You will learn the fundamentals of managing a sporting, fitness or leisure facility, as well as planning sporting activities and events. You will also gain skills in complex decision making regarding finance, marketing, and business plans. Our passionate, industry experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed,

Graduates of this course will be able to progress in their career to a management role in a sports, fitness, or leisure centre.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AHCBUS506A
Develop and review a business plan
BSBFIM601
Manage finances
BSBHRM405
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBLDR502
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT517
Manage operational plan
BSBMKG523
Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
HLTWHS004
Manage work health and safety
SISXCCS002
Coordinate client service activities
SISXIND003
Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
SISXIND007
Develop and implement participation strategies
SISXMGT001
Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
VPC50
Vocational placement

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBADM502
Manage meetings
CHCMGT004
Secure and manage funding
SISXFAC004
Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXIND006
Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events
SITXEVT505
Manage on-site event operations
SITXHRM005
Manage volunteers
SITXMPR006
Obtain and manage sponsorship

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Vocational placement

If you are not currently employed in industry, during your course you will be required to complete vocational placement in an approve sport and recreation organisatoin/registered gym or fitness centre or with a registered trainer so you can start practising your new skills in a real-world environment. You’ll be required to work shifts determined by your placement provider, and these can include early mornings or late nights, any day of the week, including public holidays. TAFE Queensland may be able to assist in arranging suitable placements.

Completing placement is compulsory, and you will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts. You are required to complete 50 hours of placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland