SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organisational capacity. These individuals have a high degree of autonomy and manage the effective provision of services or programs in locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres.

Job Prospects

  • Competition Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Facility Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Centre Manager
  • Assistant Centre Manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Sports Program Officer
  • Operations Officer

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 1 – 2 years.

International students: Training will be delivered 2.5 days per week for 20 hours over a period of 96 weeks.

Delivery Modes:

  • Face-to-face classroom
  • Distance (Domestic only)


  • Gold Coast
    10 Scarborough St
    Southport, Gold Coast
    Queensland 4215
    1300 656 693
  • Sydney
    Level 2, 39 Queen St
    Auburn, Sydney
    New South Wales 2144
    1300 083 832

Course Outline (Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 20

  • 13 core units
  • 7 elective units
AHCBUS506A Develop and review a business plan
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
SISXCCS002 Coordinate client service activities
SISXIND003 Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies
SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships

Please select one of the following elective streams:

BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination
BSBMKG514 Implement and monitor marketing activities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

SISXFAC003 Implement facility maintenance programs
SISXFAC004 Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXFAC005 Manage stock supply and purchase
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

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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