Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SIS50612
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: 39 weeks full-time; 78 weeks part-time
Start date: Monthly start dates – enquire now!
Awarded by: FIAFitnation (RTO 31489)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

If you're passionate about sports and thrive on helping others achieve their potential, then the Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) will help you turn your passion into a career.

Delivered online by FIAFitnation, this nationally recognised qualification is not only ideal for those currently working in the sporting industry, it's also the perfect choice for those looking to make a career change.

If you've ever considered working as a competition manager, a program developer or a talent development manager, the Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) will provide you with the skills and know-how to get there.

Vocational placements are also available to all FIAFitnation students, offering you the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and graduate job-ready.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have successfully completed Year 12 in Australia or equivalent; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the capacity to successfully complete this course by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and numeracy.

Areas of study

In this sport development course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • BSBMKG501 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • SISSSCO307 - Provide nutrition information to athletes
  • SISSSCO101 - Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
  • SISSSCO308 - Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
  • SISXCAI006 - Facilitate Groups
  • SISSSCO306 - Provide drugs in sport information
  • SISXIND404A - Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
  • SISSSDE503 - Develop volunteer management policies
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • SISXIND406A - Manage projects
  • SISSSDE502 - Design and implement strategies to increase participation
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • SISSSCO512 - Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
  • SISSSCO410 - Implement a talent identification program
  • SISXCCS403A - Determine needs of client populations
  • SISSSCO303 - Plan and deliver coaching programs
  • SISXRSK502A - Manage organisational risks
  • SISXWHS402 - Implement and monitor work health and safety policies
  • SISFFIT031 - Implement injury prevention strategies
  • ICTICT308 - Use advanced features of computer applications

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) from FIAFitnation.

Graduates of the Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) will have the knowledge and training to pursue a variety of careers within the sporting industry, and seek roles such as competition manager, program developer or talent development manager.

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

Flexible payment plans are also available, or you can choose to pay for your course in full upfront.

View the tuition fees for 2016 here.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 31489
FIAFitnation is dedicated to empowering its students with outstanding fitness education at every stage of their career. With a suite of nationally recognised vocational education courses that cover everything from personal training and nutrition to remedial massage, FIAFitnation can help anyone get career fit. Thanks to a team of passionate tutors that includes physiotherapists, nutritionists and sports scientists; as well as strong industry ties with organisations like the NSW Institute of Sport and Sydney Academy of Sports, FIAFitnation graduates walk away with industry-focused training, and strong employment prospects.

Campus locations
Brisbane – 269 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Melbourne – Level 3, 368 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney (CBD) – Level 3, 815 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Sydney (Homebush) – 8 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FIAFitnation students who are studying online will be able to access support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through a range of student support services. For course-specific questions, students can reach their tutors via email, or post their questions on the ‘Tutor Frequently Asked Questions’ section of the eLearning space. A friendly team of Support Services staff are also on-call to help with administrative questions and technical support.

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