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SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development

National ID: SIS50612 | State ID: J514

Help individual athletes or whole teams improve performance and reach goals

This course will further your skills in developing, coordinating, coaching and officiating in a wide range of sports. It will enable you to fulfill your clients sporting objectives and work within a sporting organisation effectively.

Your Diploma in Sport Development is delivered in conjunction with the Certificate IV in Sport Development over twelve months. This allows you to graduate with two nationally recognised qualifications that will give you a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and wider job opportunities.

By studying sport at North Metro you'll gain the skills to get ahead of the rest and take advantage of the huge sporting industry in Australia.

Gain these skills
  • Sports science
  • Sport psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Planning and conducting training programs
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity and innovative
  • Business aptitude with the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Strive for continuous improvement and the achievement of high standards
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to resolve conflict, solve problems and conduct complex negotiations
  • Strong organising and planning skills
  • Able to work effectively in a team with the ability to lead and inspire

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The lecturer has been really helpful throughout the course. Lauren Rutherford 

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I found the support from my lecturers and my friends around me to be really beneficial. Rhys MacFarlane

Entrance Requirements

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
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Team Manager 
  • Competition Manager
  • Talent Development Manager
  • Sports Development Manager
  • Sports Event Manager
  • Program Developer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Occupational outcomes for this qualification can vary from managing competitions, sports venues and facilities and identifying and developing athletes. 

Further study

This course may provide entrance to and/or credits towards Sports Science degrees at Western Australian universities.

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 eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2020

Leederville - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Leederville
How On campus
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Page last updated January 14, 2020