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Diploma of Sport Development

Career Area:Community, Health & Fitness National Code:SIS50612
Diploma of Sport DevelopmentThis 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.

Job roles
The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:
competition manager
program developer
talent development manager
sport development manager.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Career Pathways

Job roles
The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:
competition manager
program developer
talent development manager
sport development manager.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
18-07-2017
14hrs/Week for 18 weeks
Students are required to attend an enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 16.

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

TAFE NSW has strong links to industry and provides a supported environment. We provide comprehensive libraries and support for learners with individual needs.

Course trainers are skilled experts who have up-to-date industry knowledge.

If you would like more information on this course, please click Enquire Now and we will be in contact shortly.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.

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This course is delivered FWeeks at Ne

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2017 Commercial Fee for this qualification is: $6000.00

Your total Course Fee is $6000.00. If you are interested in applying for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan, please note the Loan Cap for this course is $10,000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow is $10,000.

Students can pay their fee upfront, pay off their student fees in instalments or take out a VET Student Loan. This study now, pay later option is a Sudent Lan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government. A 20% loan fee applies for VET Student Loans when enrolling in this qualification.
A VET Student Loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of the courses fees. More information will be provided to you at the Enrolment Session.

Please note it is a requirement to read the 2017 VET Student Loan Information booklet before applying for this loan.

For more information please visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans. To download the VET Student Loan 2017 Information booklet please visit https://docs.education.gov.au/system/files/doc/other/vet_student_loan_student_infomation_booklet_2017_0.pdf

Students will need to purchase the following essential equipment. Estimated costs are listed below (as applicable)
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
17NEW-001UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 18 July 201724 September 201707 August 2017$2,000.00
17NEW-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 24 July 201724 September 201704 September 2017$2,000.00
17NEW-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 09 October 201703 December 201706 November 2017$2,000.00

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • CUAWHS501 - Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
  • SISFFIT027 - Conduct health promotion activities
  • SISSSCO101 - Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
  • SISSSCO303 - Plan and deliver coaching programs
  • SISSSCO304 - Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
  • SISSSCO306 - Provide drugs in sport information
  • SISSSCO307 - Provide nutrition information to athletes
  • SISSSCO308 - Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
  • SISSSCO409 - Work collaboratively with support personnel
  • SISSSCO512 - Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
  • SISSSCO513 - Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
  • SISSSTC402A - Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • SISXCAI006 - 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
Other Information

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.

Job roles
The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:
competition manager
program developer
talent development manager
sport development manager.

Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 18-07-2017,
Study Options: , 14hrs/Week, 18W weeks
How to Enrol: Students are required to attend an enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 16.

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

TAFE NSW has strong links to industry and provides a supported environment. We provide comprehensive libraries and support for learners with individual needs.

Course trainers are skilled experts who have up-to-date industry knowledge.

If you would like more information on this course, please click Enquire Now and we will be in contact shortly.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.
Proposed Timetable: This course is delivered FWeeks at Ne
Information Session:
Fees & Charges:

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2017 Commercial Fee for this qualification is: $6000.00

Your total Course Fee is $6000.00. If you are interested in applying for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan, please note the Loan Cap for this course is $10,000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow is $10,000.

Students can pay their fee upfront, pay off their student fees in instalments or take out a VET Student Loan. This study now, pay later option is a Sudent Lan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government. A 20% loan fee applies for VET Student Loans when enrolling in this qualification.
A VET Student Loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of the courses fees. More information will be provided to you at the Enrolment Session.

Please note it is a requirement to read the 2017 VET Student Loan Information booklet before applying for this loan.

For more information please visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans. To download the VET Student Loan 2017 Information booklet please visit https://docs.education.gov.au/system/files/doc/other/vet_student_loan_student_infomation_booklet_2017_0.pdf

Students will need to purchase the following essential equipment. Estimated costs are listed below (as applicable)
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
17NEW-001UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 18 July 201724 September 201707 August 2017$2,000.00
17NEW-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 24 July 201724 September 201704 September 2017$2,000.00
17NEW-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Sport Development 09 October 201703 December 201706 November 2017$2,000.00
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • CUAWHS501 - Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
  • SISFFIT027 - Conduct health promotion activities
  • SISSSCO101 - Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
  • SISSSCO303 - Plan and deliver coaching programs
  • SISSSCO304 - Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
  • SISSSCO306 - Provide drugs in sport information
  • SISSSCO307 - Provide nutrition information to athletes
  • SISSSCO308 - Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
  • SISSSCO409 - Work collaboratively with support personnel
  • SISSSCO512 - Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
  • SISSSCO513 - Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
  • SISSSTC402A - Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • SISXCAI006 - 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
Important Information: Other Information

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.

Job roles
The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:
competition manager
program developer
talent development manager
sport development manager.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.