Offering Info

Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

  • National Course Code: SIS50115
  • TAFE NSW code: SIS50115-01V01-20RDW-106

Location – Randwick

Study Type


Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Study Commitment

13 Hours per week


1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

Combine your love of sport with skills in administration and management through the nationally recognised Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management.

Youll gain the broad range of capabilities needed to successfully manage a sports centre, with a focus on maintaining a functional and safe place so people can enjoy and benefit from physical exercise. Develop your abilities in:

  • Equipment maintenance
  • Ensuring safety of staff and patrons
  • Marketing and branding
  • Finances and budgets
  • Administration
  • Using technology
  • Being aware of changes in fitness, health and sport
  • Workplace health and safety

Our sports-industry professionals will teach you everything you need to know about providing leadership for your staff, patrons and local communities.

Completion of the Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management can lead to employment opportunities in businesses such as a gyms, aquatic centres, and indoor or outdoor sports centres.

Possible associated job titles include:

  • Competition Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Facility Manager
  • Centre Manager
  • Sports Program Officer

A background in sports coaching or outdoor recreation will be advantageous. You may be able to study this course online with the support of experienced industry professionals.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • A Computer with internet access as content is delivered online.

There are no Information Sessions scheduled at this time. Please contact campus for more information on 131 601.


This course is delivered completely online. Once enrolled you'll have up to 1 Year to complete the course. You will be required to do approximately 13 hours per week for 1Year of structured learning. You can expect to do an additional 7 hours a week of self-directed study, which may include, written, online and practical work.

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • work (or intend to work) in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organisational capacity. These individuals have a high degree of autonomy and manage the effective provision of services or programs in locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres.
    This course is delivered completely online. Once enrolled you'll have up to 1 Year to complete the course. You will be required to do approximately 13 hours per week for 1Year of structured learning. You can expect to do an additional 7 hours a week of self-directed study, which may include, written, online and practical work.

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support; Disabilities Services; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support; Multicultural Learner Support; Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service; Library Services.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is delivered on line. Students are expected to complete 13 hours per week for 1 Year of structured learning. Learning is self paced, the course is designed to be completed by people working in the Sport and Recreation Industry.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.


Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20RDW00394 UOS 1-SIS50115-20RDW-106-SSVSL 03 Feb 2020 17 Apr 2020 02 Mar 2020 $1,058.00
20RDW00397 UOS 2-SIS50115-20RDW-106-SSVSL 20 Apr 2020 10 Jul 2020 01 Jun 2020 $1,058.00
20RDW00400 UOS 3-SIS50115-20RDW-106-SSVSL 06 Jul 2020 25 Sep 2020 03 Aug 2020 $1,058.00
20RDW00403 UOS 4-SIS50115-20RDW-106-SSVSL 28 Sep 2020 11 Dec 2020 02 Nov 2020 $1,056.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

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Core Units
Number Title
SISXCCS002 Coordinate client service activities
BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies
SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
AHCBUS506A Develop and review a business plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
SISXIND003 Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
Elective Units
Number Title
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events
SISXFAC004 Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups
BSBRKG502 Manage and monitor business or records systems
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
SISXFAC005 Manage stock supply and purchase

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Phone 131 601

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