Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management

Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is ideal for a variety of individuals seeking advancement in the sport industry, including:

  • Sport industry professionals seeking further education to boost their career opportunities.
  • Individuals from different sectors aspiring to transition into a sport-related career.
  • Athletes, coaches, or others currently involved in sports, lacking the qualifications for management positions.
  • Directors or committee members of sports organisations aiming to improve their skills for more effective contribution to their organisation.

This postgraduate program, carefully crafted in collaboration with industry experts, delivers an immersive student experience that seamlessly integrates advanced academic education in relevant fields with extensive practical insights from seasoned sports professionals. You will acquire essential knowledge and skills that will position you for rapid career advancement in this growing industry such as how to manage people in sports organisations, how to be an effective leader in sports and how to manage technology in sport.

Comprising four units, this online course can be completed in a single session with a full-time load (four units per session), lasting 10 weeks. Alternatively, part-time study is available, enabling students to complete the course in one year by undertaking one unit per session.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 months full time or you can choose to study part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian College of Physical Education
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Sports Event Coordinator | Community Sport Manager | Sports Officer | Sports Administrator | Sports Development Officer | View All

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Course Rundown

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is ideal for a variety of individuals seeking advancement in the sport industry, including:

  • Sport industry professionals seeking further education to boost their career opportunities.
  • Individuals from different sectors aspiring to transition into a sport-related career.
  • Athletes, coaches, or others currently involved in sports, lacking the qualifications for management positions.
  • Directors or committee members of sports organisations aiming to improve their skills for more effective contribution to their organisation.

This postgraduate program, carefully crafted in collaboration with industry experts, delivers an immersive student experience that seamlessly integrates advanced academic education in relevant fields with extensive practical insights from seasoned sports professionals. You will acquire essential knowledge and skills that will position you for rapid career advancement in this growing industry such as how to manage people in sports organisations, how to be an effective leader in sports and how to manage technology in sport.

Comprising four units, this online course can be completed in a single session with a full-time load (four units per session), lasting 10 weeks. Alternatively, part-time study is available, enabling students to complete the course in one year by undertaking one unit per session.

Eligibility

To enrol in this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have at least two years’ work experience in the industry; AND
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; OR
  • Have completed a diploma or advanced diploma qualification, supported by additional relevant work experience; OR
  • Have substantial relevant work or educational experience, demonstrating a capacity to succeed. 

While completing this Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), you will cover the following units:

  • Managing People in Sport Organisations
  • Leadership in Sport Organisations
  • Strategic and Operational Risk Management
  • Managing Technology in Sport

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.

ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.

A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.

ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Sport Operations Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The course will have equipped you with the advanced sports management and leadership skills that you can deploy immediately to optimise your work performance as well as career options in the industry.

Curious about where a career in sports management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to help with the upfront costs of this course.

Affordable payment plans are also available.

Please enquire for overall course costs.

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

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

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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