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SIS50319 Diploma of Sport

National ID: SIS50319 | State ID: BEU3

Turn your passion for sport into a career

The Diploma of Sport has been designed with the career oriented, sports professional in mind and will provide you with a broad set of skills and knowledge to advance your career in the sport industry. You'll develop essential business skills such as project management, leadership and marketing, along with coaching and managing participants to perform and excel. Graduates from this course will be able to seek employment from a range of state sporting organisations or associated governing bodies, work independently in the private sector or as a self-employed business owner.

Gain these skills
  • High performance coaching
  • Sport development management
  • Talent management
  • Events management
  • Community sport developmet
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative and innovative
  • Strive for continuous improvement and the achievement of high standards
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to resolve conflict
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Able to work effectively in a team with the ability to lead and inspire

    Entrance Requirements

    Work placement

    Important information

    Job opportunities

    Further study

    How to apply


    Entrance Requirements
    School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
    Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

    It is recommended that you have completed year 12 WACE or Certificate IV in Sport Development, or equivalent. Mature aged applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of evidence demonstrating training, experience and employment in the sport industry.

    Work placement

    Industry placement opportunities will be offered throughout the course. Completion of industry hours will be required for some assessments.

    Important information

    You will need to obtain a Working with Children Check.

    Typical timetable is 3-4 days per week on campus, with attendance at occasional weekend events / activities required.

    You will be required to buy a uniform.

    Job opportunities

    Other job titles may include:

    • Community and Development Officer
    • Coordinator for Programs and Competitions
    • Development officer
    • Events Coordinator/Manager
    • Events management
    • High performance coach
    • Sport development manager
    • Sports Administrator
    • Strength and Conditioning Coach
    • Talent manager
    • Volunteer Coordinator
    Further study

    Bachelors degree pathways in related fileds may be available upon sucessful completion.

    How to apply

    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to

    Other study types

    For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    International students

    International students should contact


    Estimated Course Fee

    Estimated Concession Fee

    Eligible for VSL

    $3967.70 $3967.70 Yes
    These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
    - Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
    - Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
    - Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
    - Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
    - For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
    - Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
    - The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
    - VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
    - Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
    - Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
    This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

    Semester 1, 2021

    Leederville - On Campus


    Fees and charges


    Duration 6 month/s
    When Semester 1, 2021
    Where Leederville
    How On campus
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    Page last updated November 26, 2020