SIS40115 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in an administrative or organisational capacity. These individuals are able to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others, deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff.

The qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of sport and recreation locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres or sporting organisations and associations.

Job Prospects

  • Facility Coordinator
  • Administration Coordinator
  • Duty Manager
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Swim School Coordinator
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Aquatic Operations Coordinator

Entry Requirements

  • Recommended to be currently working in industry
  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Australian Sports Academy staff will assist clients to ensure that the qualification is appropriate to meet their needs prior to enrolment
  • Technology requirement is recommended to be able to access online resources plus if the learner chooses to submit their assessment work via electronic means


This course offers rolling starts to suit the availability of your learning schedule. Student orientation is held every Monday.

Course Fees

Please contact ASA for course fee information.

Course Mode of Delivery and Duration

Domestic students: The course is provided through face-to-face delivery or distance; however blended learning is an option with block delivery. The course will be delivered and assessed in 6 – 18 months.

International students: Training will be delivered 2.5 days per week for 20 hours over a period of 52 weeks.


Gold Coast
10 Scarborough St
Southport, Gold Coast
Queensland 4215
1300 656 693

Level 2, 39 Queen St
Auburn, Sydney
New South Wales 2144
1300 083 832

Course Outline (Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 17

  • 10 core units
  • 7 elective units
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
SISXCCS003 Address client needs
SISXFIN001 Develop and review budgets for activities or projects
SISXIND004 Analyse participation patterns
SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups
SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships

Elective Stream One Project Management
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
SISCCRD001 Facilitate community recreation initiatives
SISXRES002 Educate user groups
SISXCAI004 Plan and conduct programs
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

Electives Stream Two Sports Facility Management
SISXFAC003  Implement facility maintenance programs
SISXFAC004  Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXHRM001  Recruit and manage volunteers
SISCCRD001  Facilitate community recreation initiatives
SISXRES002   Educate user groups
SISXIND006   Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events
SISXCAI004 Plan and conduct programs

How to Enrol

Applying to Australian Sports Academy (ASA) is easy. You can submit your enrolment application at any time. Also, you can call Gold Coast Campus on 1300 656 693 or Sydney Campus on 1300 083 832.

If your application is successful, we will send you a Letter of Offer including all the enrolment conditions. When you accept it and return a signed copy, we will secure your place in your chosen course. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer is offered at the time of enrolment. For additional information relating to RPL or Credit Transfer for this course, please contact us.

Delivery and Assessment Arrangements

You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/workshop/tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but are not limited to such things as written/oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills.

Financing Option

Australian Sports Academy (ASA) on behalf of Australian Colleges of Further Education (ACFE) is partnering with Study Loans to offer you a new option for the payment of your course fees.

Click the button below and you will be redirected to the Australian Colleges of Further Education (ACFE) Study Loans page. You will be guided through the steps to begin the application process for your study loan.

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