SIS40612 Certificate IV in Sport Development



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in sport development. Occupational outcomes for this qualification are varied with roles ranging from positions with specific expectations to those where a range of tasks are required. These may include liaising with a number of stakeholder groups to increase the profile of sport, implementing and administering junior sports programs or clinics within clubs and schools in specific sports, training coaches and teachers, recruiting young people, parents and volunteers to sport, and fixturing and scheduling competitions. Work may be undertaken in locations such as Sports Clubs and Community Programs.

Job Prospects

  • Competition coordinator
  • Program coordinator
  • Sports development officer
  • Talent development coordinator
  • Coaches coordinator
  • Officials coordinator
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Club 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

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.


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 = 21

  • 14 core units
  • 7 elective units

BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes
SISCCRD302A Recruit and manage volunteers
SISXCCS404A Address client needs
SISXIND405A Conduct projects
SISXCAI303A Plan and conduct sport and recreation sessions
SITXCOM401 Manage confl ict
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
SISXCAI304A Plan and conduct sport and recreation programs
SISXIND409 Organise a sport, fi tness or recreation event
SISXEMR402A Coordinate emergency responses
SISXIND402 Analyse legal knowledge for organisation governance
SISXIND403A Analyse participation patterns
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies

Please select one of the following elective streams:

Teams and Leadership
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
SISSSDE502 Design and implement strategies to increase participation
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
SISSCOP202A Develop a personal management plan
SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISSCOP306A Prepare a sponsorship proposal

Sports Coaching
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISSSCO305 Implement selection policies
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

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

To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory
evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their
knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment
methods may include:
• Written activities
• Case studies
• Projects
• Role plays / observations


Financing Option

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