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Set your sports career into action

Exercise your passion for sport with the Diploma of Sport Development. With a focus on sport development and the building of community through sport, the course has three main streams of study: sport coaching and development, sport management, and sport and exercise. This diploma will give you the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and experience you need to deliver sport and recreation programs and coach multiple sports. You will also learn how to manage and stage sporting events, and develop skills in communication, technology, and sports nutrition. This is the perfect qualification to advance your sports career. Course details

Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available



Key dates and info


Full time: 12 months

Course details


  • Full Fee $11,220

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns 29 Jan 2018 Full time Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria; however, TAFE Queensland North has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or
  • non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies, or
  • currently employed in the industry

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Cairns campus: Classes are offered four days a week: Monday - Thursday held 9:00am - 3:00pm.  There will be an additional scheduled class for the soccer specialisation stream.


SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies Mandatory
SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks Mandatory
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes Mandatory
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information Mandatory
ICAICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications Mandatory
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology Mandatory
SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups Mandatory
SISXIND406A Manage projects Mandatory
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles Mandatory
SISXCCS403A Determine needs of client populations Mandatory
BSBADM502B Manage meetings Mandatory
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness Elective
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs Elective
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices Elective
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs Elective
SISSSCO409 Work collaboratively with support personnel Elective
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events Elective
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs Elective
SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business Elective
SISSSDE502 Design and implement strategies to increase participation Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development

Job prospects

  • Sports Coaches, Instructors And Officials
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Development Officer/Manager of a sport, Recreation and/or fitness centre.
  • Program Coordinator

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 17 October 2017

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Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available