Offering Info

Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

  • National Course Code: SIS50115
  • TAFE NSW code: SIS50115-01V01-20SUT-001

Location – Sutherland, Loftus

Study Type


Course Start Date

07 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



36 Weeks

  • 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.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - You will need a computer with internet access as some content is delivered online.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Friday 24, January 2020
Time: 09:30am to 10:30am
Location: Loftus Campus, Building F, Level 1, Room 04 (F.1.04)

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.

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

This course is currently scheduled on Friday, from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Remaining course content and assessment will be delivered online via the course Moodle.


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.

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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.


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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
20SUT00479 UOS 1_SIS50115_20SUT-001_SSVSL 07 Feb 2020 08 May 2020 02 Mar 2020 $1,058.00
20SUT00482 UOS 2_SIS50115_20SUT-001_SSVSL 11 May 2020 07 Aug 2020 01 Jun 2020 $1,058.00
20SUT00485 UOS 3_SIS50115_20SUT-001_SSVSL 10 Aug 2020 07 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2020 $1,058.00
20SUT00488 UOS 4_SIS50115_20SUT-001_SSVSL 09 Nov 2020 06 Feb 2021 07 Dec 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
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
SISXIND003 Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
AHCBUS506A Develop and review a business plan
SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies
BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
SISXCCS002 Coordinate client service activities
Elective Units
Number Title
SISXHRM001 Recruit and manage volunteers
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SITXEVT505 Manage on-site event operations
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO304 Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs
SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

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

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Course Location

Sutherland, Loftus
Rawson Avenue, Loftus
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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