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Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management
SIS50712
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 18 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:

Sporting Complexes

Manage the day-to-day running of gyms, sports centres or exercise franchises.

Aquatic Centre Manager

Ensure the smooth operations of a swim centre and implement programs to increase the membership base.

Community Recreation Manager

Manage the successful delivery of a range of sports community programs such as children’s recreation, aquatics, group fitness or vacation care.

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: 18 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

BSBADM502B

Manage meetings
This unit describes the performance outcomes, 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.

BSBMGT515A

Manage operational plan
This unit describes the performance outcomes, 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.

SITXMGT501

Establish and conduct business relationships
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and manage positive business relationships. It requires the ability to use high-level communication and relationship building skills to conduct formal negotiations and make commercially significant business-to-business agreements.

SITXHRM402

Lead and manage people
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people and teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage team performance through effective leadership.

SITXGLC501

Research and comply with regulatory requirements
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to comply with laws and licensing requirements for specific business operations. It requires the ability to access and interpret regulatory information, determine scope of compliance, develop, implement and continuously review and update policies and practices for business compliance.

SITXEVT505

Manage on-site event operations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the staging of events. It requires the ability to finalise operational plans, oversee event set up, execution and break down and evaluate the operational success of events.

SISXRSK502A

Manage organisational risks
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate a risk-management program for an organisation. It incorporates an assessment of potential risks facing the organisation and the development of strategies and procedures to mitigate risk situations according to the current Australian and New Zealand Standard.

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.

SISXIND406A

Manage projects
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to scope, implement, monitor and evaluate project-management plans and outcomes in specific activity areas, ensuring all resources are available to achieve project goals and that the project complies with legislative and organisational requirements.

SISXCCS402A

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. Coordinators may have staff (paid or volunteer) involved in delivering customer service and are responsible for the quality of their work.

SISXFAC404A

Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop a maintenance plan for a facility and coordinate the implementation and review of acquisition and maintenance requirements. It does not include specialist skills, but focuses on the need for managers to proactively plan for and manage the acquisition and maintenance of physical assets.

SISXWHS503

Establish and maintain work health and safety systems
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and sustain effective, professional and contemporary work health and safety management practices. It focuses on the establishment and review of systems, policies and procedures designed to ensure a safe workplace. The unit specifically addresses, at an organisation level, the establishment of procedures applicable to risks that affect the health and safety of people, including staff (paid and volunteer), clients and spectators.

SISXFAC506A

Manage stock supply and purchase
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor stock control and stock-purchasing systems within a multi-use facility.

SISXIND404A

Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply legislation relevant to organisation operations. The unit focuses on analysis and interpretation of relevant legislation to inform the review of current organisation systems to determine compliance with legal obligations and promote the modification or development and implementation of systems to promote organisation compliance.

SITXMPR501

Obtain and manage sponsorship
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to obtain and manage sponsorship for a business activity, product, service or event. It requires the ability to determine sponsorship requirements, source and negotiate with potential sponsors and manage sponsorship arrangements.

SITXEVT602

Develop event concepts
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore and refine ideas for event concepts, and to progress those concepts to the point where they can be made operational.

SITXEVT603

Determine event feasibility
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess the viability of a proposed event, and to develop recommendations and models for its future planning and operation. It requires the ability to use advanced research, analytical and communication skills combined with a detailed knowledge of the event management process.

SITXFIN601

Manage physical assets
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the physical assets of an organisation. It requires the ability to establish systems and practices for asset monitoring, maintenance and acquisition.

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.

BSBFIM601A

Manage finances
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting requirements, 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.

BSBMGT617A

Develop and implement a business plan
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan.

BSBMKG608A

Develop organisational marketing objectives
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct a strategic analysis to develop organisational marketing objectives. This involves reviewing the organisation's internal and external environments, evaluating past and current marketing performance, and exploring and evaluating new marketing opportunities.

BSBMKG609A

Develop a marketing plan
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research, develop and present a marketing plan for an organisation.

BSBRKG502B

Manage and monitor business or records systems
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to set the operational frameworks for the creation, capture and use of records and to monitor and review these frameworks and activities within a business or records system of a specific business domain.

Qualification status Check the currency of SIS50712.

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course. It is recommended that you have lower level qualifications (ie. SIS40412 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation Management). Access to “Sport and Recreation activities” is required.

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