SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development CRICOS Code: 086250D


Course Overview

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. Work may be undertaken in locations such as Sports Clubs and Community Development Programs.

Job Opportunities

  • Competition Manager
  • Program Developer
  • Talent Development Manager
  • Sport Development Manager

Entry Requirements

  • International students must be 18 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective students who provides an AQF Certificate III or above in any discipline will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
    Prospective International students who provide an IELTS of 5.5 or its equivalent will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.


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

Course Fees

$AU 20,000 (includes a $250 non-refundable application fee)

Course Duration

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

Delivery Modes

For prospective international students, the course will be delivered face-to-face.


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 = 20

  • 11 core units
  • 9 elective units
BSBADM502B Manage meetings
ICAICT308A Use advanced features of computer applications
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
SISXCAI306A 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

Please select one of the following elective streams:

Sports Performance
SISSSCO411 Apply self-management to intermediate level coaching
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO305 Implement selection policies
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs

BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBMKG514 Implement and monitor marketing activities
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SISSSCO409 Work collaboratively with support personnel
SISSSDE502 Design and implement strategies to increase participation
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO411 Apply self-management to intermediate level coaching

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
  • Practical / role plays
  • Observations

How to Enrol

Applying to ASA is easy. You can submit your enrolment application at any time by email to Call the Gold Coast Campus on +61 1300 656 693 or Sydney Campus on +61 1300 083 832.

Once we receive your enrolment form, we will send you a Letter of Offer including all the enrolment conditions. When you accept it and return a signed copy along with payment, 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.

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