National code: SIS50122

    Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Cross the goal line to become a manager in a sport, aquatics or recreation facility. Lead and manage teams and liaise with facility managers and local councils. Boost program participation, plan and run a series of sports coaching sessions.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Lead teams at work, encourage team participation in planning and team activities and resolve team member's problems or concerns

    • Create, oversee and evaluate work health and safety policies, procedures and programs

    • Analyse an organisation’s participation patterns for sport, fitness, aquatic or recreation programs and create strategies to improve diversity in participation

    • Effectively communicate with stakeholders by developing engagement strategies, overcoming communication challenges and seeking feedback

    • Plan and deliver a series of sports coaching sessions and one major sport recreation event in a team

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited Diploma

    • The skills and ability to plan and implement a wide variety of sport and recreation projects

    • Exposure to industry professionals and access to a network of peers

    • A strong pathway to complete further study in sport and recreation

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • An interest in sport and recreation

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: program manager, sports administration manager, duty manager for an aquatic centre, facilities manager, development officer, sports development officer and recreation officer.

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Further study0 Courses

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    The Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management does not have any post-graduate courses.

    Related study0 Courses

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    The Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management does not have any related courses.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 17 units of competency, including 7 core and 10 speciality units.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Manage business riskBSBOPS504

    • Manage team effectivenessBSBTWK502

    • Develop and manage a budgetFNSORG501

    • Manage work health and safetyHLTWHS004

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

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