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.
Providing you with an understanding of the daily operations of a fitness centre, this Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (SIS50712) readies you for a career in management that draws on your skills to plan and manage events, fitness programs and develop a fitness business.
Delivered online by Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), your course work covers a wide range of competencies, equipping you with the knowledge needed to manage staff, develop marketing plans, secure sponsorship, coordinate client services, organise events, develop business relationships, manage stock, develop business plans, manage finances and oversee the daily operation of a fitness centre.
While there are no prerequisites for entry to this course, it is recommended that you have lower level qualifications in the industry such as a Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation Management (SIS40412) and access to sport and recreation activities.
Areas of study
In this sports management course, the units of competency you may study include:
BSBADM502B - Manage meetings
BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan
SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXEVT505 - Manage on-site event operations
SISXRSK502A - Manage organisational risks
SISXFAC409 - Plan and provide sport, fitness and recreation services
SISXIND406A - Manage projects
SISXCCS402A - Coordinate client service activities
SISXFAC404A - Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXWHS503 - Establish and maintain work health and safety systems
SISXFAC506A - Manage stock supply and purchase
SISXIND404A - Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
SITXMPR501 - Obtain and manage sponsorship
SITXEVT602 - Develop event concepts
SITXEVT603 - Determine event feasibility
SITXFIN601 - Manage physical assets
BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBFIM601A - Manage finances
BSBMGT617A - Develop and implement a business plan
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (SIS50712) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
You will have gained the skills to work as a facility manager or program manager at a range of different fitness industry environments including aquatics centres, sporting complexes and community-based fitness programs
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:
Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
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).
RTO 32363 The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 100 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:
Dedicated student support Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as straightforward as possible.
Over 100 campus locations With over 100 campuses nationwide, you can find AIPT in a location near you.
Flexible delivery options AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.
Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry, and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. AIPT also provides its students with an eCampus learning portal to connect you with your mentors, study materials and fellow classmates.
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