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Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management
SIS50115
If you want to step up into managerial position in an elite sports complex, the Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management will give you the choice to work in a range of job sectors.

Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management 

Get down to business and turn your business acumen and passion for fitness into a career

If you have a passion for sport and recreation, and a strong head for business, this qualification is your ticket to a rewarding career in sports management.

The Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management will enable you to step up into managerial position in an elite sports complex and give you the choice to work in a range of job sectors.

From the moment you graduate, you will be equipped with the practical skills required to manage a successful and thriving fitness centre. You will learn how to develop marketing strategies, coordinate client service activities, obtain sponsorships and finance management. In addition, you’ll also be able to recruit and lead staff, manage organisational risk and maintain work health and safety systems.

To broaden your understanding of the fitness industry and gain a competitive edge, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offer a range of elective subjects that will give you a deeper understanding of event planning, fitness equipment management and more.

 

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

See our other fitness courses.

Qualification

Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

Delivery

Online available

Length

Up to 24 months

Study Load

One unit of competency every month to graduate in 24 months

Cost

Online: Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once obtained, the Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management will enable you to work as a fully qualified Program Manager or Facility Manager. It will also allow you to gain employment in fitness areas such as:

Competition Manager

Involves the day-to-day operations of organising weekly matches and events

Executive Officer

Responsible for running an organisation, Executive Officers assist the strategic development and ensure effective relationships between business leaders, CEOs and their stakeholders.

Facility Manager

Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards.

Program Manager

Formulate organise and monitor inter-connected projects.

Centre Manager

Oversee daily center operations and coordinate center activities through assigned staf - prioritise and delegate work activities.

Assistant Centre Manager

Assist the Centre Manager(s)  to ensure the smooth running of the centre, as well as the highest standards of customer service within the centre and the enhancement of the profitability and occupancy of the centre.

Delivery Options and Length

Online

Study entirely online, meaning you can study at your own pace, when and where suits you through our online learning platform.

Up to: 24 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

 

Online

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBWOR501

Manage personal work priorities and professional development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

SISXFAC409

Plan and provide sport, fitness and recreation services
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine the sport, fitness and recreation services required by clients and to plan, implement and evaluate the services from a facility management perspective.

BSBLDR502

Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation's values, goals and cultural diversity. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

SISXMGT001

Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain an effective relationship with key stakeholders who contribute to and influence the delivery of services.

SISXIND007

Develop and implement participation strategies
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply strategic management skills to expand participation in a sport, fitness or recreation service. It requires the ability to act on recommendations to attract non-participants, by use of information compiled for the development of strategies.

SISXHRM001

Recruit and manage volunteers
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish the need for volunteers and to recruit, induct and manage volunteers.

SISXIND005

Coordinate work teams or groups
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate work teams or groups in a sport, fitness or recreation environment. It requires the ability to organise and monitor staffing levels, inform team or group members of expected standards of work, motivate teams and maintain staffing records. Group or team members may be paid employees or volunteers.

BSBADM502

Manage Meetings
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

SISXCCS002

Coordinate client service activities
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate client service activities. The unit focuses on the application of service standards to maintain and improve the level of service activities provided to clients.

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for future application. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other set requirements.

AHCBUS506A

Develop and review a business plan
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and review a business plan.

SISXIND003

Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update legal knowledge to ensure compliance with legislation across sport, fitness and recreation organisations. This unit requires the ability to research, understand and use legal information relevant to organisational governance. This is combined with a general knowledge of the legal framework in which organisations in different sport, fitness and recreation contexts operate.

BSBHRM405

Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

BSBHRM501

Manage human resources services
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics.

BSBRSK501

Manage risk
This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBMKG501

Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations. It applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management role within a marketing team, advertising team or media organisation.

BSBMKG523

Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and evaluate the range of marketing communication options and media, to design an integrated marketing communication plan, and to develop a marketing communication brief and creative brief reflecting client needs and preferences.

BSBFIM601

Manage finances
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity.

BSBMGT517

Manage operational plan
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan. This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan.

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements.

Qualification status Check the currency of SIS50115.

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course. It is recommended that you have lower level qualifications (ie. SIS40115 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation Management). Access to “Sport and Recreation activities” is required. 

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