Diploma of Sport and Development

SIS50612 | CRICOS Course Code: 093128C

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual intending to pursue a career in sport development. Occupational outcomes for this qualification can vary from managing competitions, sports venues and facilities and identifying and developing athletes. Work at this level would be undertaken with a high degree of autonomy.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Learners are over 18 years of age. All international students must be able to demonstrate an IELTS 5.5 level of English language or equivalent. They have either completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School, College or University

Course Duration

This program is delivered 20 hours /week full time study face-to-face, entirely off-the-job at GI campus through a combination of face-to-face trainer-led classes and practical classes involving small group and individual activities.

Calendar Year: Fifty-two (52) weeks
Academic Year: Frothy (40) weeks
Term breaks: 4×3 weeks
Allocated hours: 800 contact hours

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Competition manager
  • program developer
  • talent development manager
  • sport development manager
  • Business Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer

After achieving the SIS50612 Diploma of Sport and Development, students may undertake further study to a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications

Core Units 

  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • ICAICT308A Use e advanced features of computer applications
  • ISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
  • SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
  • SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
  • SISXCAI006 Facilitate groups
  • SISXCCS403A Determine needs of client populations
  • SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
  • SISXIND406A Manage projects
  • SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks
  • SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies

Elective Units 

  • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
  • SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise principles into fitness programming
  • SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
  • SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
  • SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs