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Shaping Queensland's Sporting Professionals

TAFE Queensland Sports Academy is training the next generation of sports development professionals. Develop industry-relevant skills and launch your career working in the sport you love.

Our courses have been developed in partnership with leading Queensland sporting organisations. The academy will prepare you for a career in sports development while you further develop your sporting skills.

Our flexible study options give you the best of both worlds. Combining face-to-face, on-campus study with 120 hours of on-the-job experience. You'll get unique industry insights working with sporting clubs, coaches, and game development teams.

Maroons Academy

This specialised rugby-league training will prepare you for the inter-state challenge. TAFE Queensland has partnered with Queensland Rugby League (QRL) to deliver this unique program. 

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Football Program

TAFE Queensland has partnered with the Brisbane Roar and Football Queensland to offer this custom-made program. Get the specialised skills you need to join the next generation of Australia's football professionals.

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Queensland Cricket Academy

This partnership with Queensland Cricket offers a custom-made program. Get the specialised skills to join the next generation of professionals who work behind the scenes across Queensland Cricket.

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How it works

Graduates of the TAFE Queensland Sports Academy will receive a Diploma of Sport (SIS50319) qualification. You'll also graduate with several industry certifications specific to your chosen sport. We'll work with you to develop a customised study plan to suit your sporting and study goals.

Possible industry-relevant specialisations include coaching, officiating, project management, or event management. Focus on business skills such as budgeting, sponsorship and marketing, or managing risk and compliance. Or develop management skills in leading teams, customer service, and managing stakeholder relationships.


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