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SIS50319 | 102515B

Diploma of Sport

Take your career in sports development to the next level with this advanced qualification. This course will give you the skills to become a high-performance coach or sports manager.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Start date: 23 Jan 2023 Duration: 1 year
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$11,825
International
$15,600
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Course overview

Advance your career in the sports and fitness industry with this higher-level qualification. This course will give you the skills to become a qualified sports development manager or coach. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook Service, there is very strong future growth predicted for people working as sports coaches, instructors and officials. They predict there will be around 28,000 job openings in this large occupation over the next five years.

In this course you'll cover coaching fundamentals including how to plan and deliver coaching programs for high-performing athletes. You'll also be introduced to the area of sports development and discover how to design, deliver and manage a range of community sport and recreation activities for the general public. You'll also develop essential industry skills including managing risk, leading and managing people, and maintaining workplace health and safety. 

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a coach or sports development manager across a diverse range of settings.

What can I do?

  • Sport Development Manager
  • High Performance Coach
  • Talent Manager

Course outcome:

SIS50319 Diploma of Sport

Job-ready training

We put theory into practice, which is why we believe in on-the-job training. Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in sports and fitness. And our strong industry partnerships mean you'll graduate with confidence, knowing you have all the skills you need to get right to work.

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in sports and fitness. Our teachers understand all of the aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and tech, preparing you for the future of sports development in Australia.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

Focus on Coaching - Electives
You will also be required to undertake 120 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

Focus on Fitness - Electives
You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBRSK501
    Manage risk
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBRSK501
    Unit description :

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage 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
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coaching stream: Full time - 20 hours per week including practical sessions
Classroom
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coaching stream: Full time - 20 hours per week including practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • International: $15,600
Robina
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • International: $15,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600
Mooloolaba
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coaching stream: Full time - 20 hours per week including practical sessions
Classroom
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • Full fee: $11,825
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coaching stream: Full time - 20 hours per week including practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • International: $15,600
Robina
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time - 2 days per week plus practical sessions
Mixed mode
  • International: $15,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600
Mooloolaba
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days per week Plus practical sessions
Classroom
  • International: $15,600

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Diploma of Sport (SIS50319)
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 - $16,221 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic students
There are no Selection criteria requirements for Domestic students. 

International students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies, or currently employed in the industry. If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

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

Robina campus
The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Placement

If you are not currently employed or volunteering in industry, during your course you will be required to complete vocational placement 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. Depending on your specialisation you are required to complete up to 80 hours of placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.

Need to know

Blue Card
To successfully satisfy all course requirements you will be required to apply for a Blue Card (working with children check). Learn More

Please note: TAFE Queensland wishes to warn you, as a Blue Card applicant, that it is an offence for a disqualified person to sign a Blue Card application.  For further information regarding 'disqualified' persons, please contact Blue Card Services.

Replacement qualification
This qualification SIS50319 Diploma of Sport has been replaced by SIS50321 Diploma of Sport as of 9 November 2021. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 8 November 2022.

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
  • Federation University
  • 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. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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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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