SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development

Advance your career in the sports and fitness industry with this higher-level qualification. This course will give you the skills to become a qualified sports development manager or coach. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook Service, there is very strong future growth predicted for people working as sports coaches, instructors and officials. They predict there will be around 28,000 job openings in this large occupation over the next five years.

You will have the opportunity to study different specialisations: sports coaching, fitness, and outdoor recreation. Depending on your specialisation you may learn how to plan and deliver coaching programs, assist athletes to prevent injury or illness, plan and conduct strength and conditioning sessions, lead and manage people, and roster officials. You will also cover topics including management principles, sports psychology, sports nutrition, or group training. Our highly experienced team of industry experts will give you the one-on-one guidance and mentoring to succeed in the sports industry.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a coach or sports development manager across a diverse range of settings.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mooloolaba Queensland 4557

66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane Queensland 4101

91-99 Scarborough Street, Southport Queensland 4215


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Exercise Physiologist$1,350 weekly pay
Sports Development Manager$1,350 weekly pay
High Performance Coach$1,350 weekly pay
Sports Development Officer$1,150 weekly pay

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275