Kick off your career in the sports industry at Holmesglen through the Diploma of Sport Development and Diploma of Event Management, delivered with the support of the St Kilda Football Club.
Career opportunities, include:
- sport coach
- sport administrator
- sporting club manager
- sporting event manager
Pathways to further study:
- BSPB16 Bachelor of Sport Business
Study with the Saints
St Kilda and Holmesglen are giving students the chance to kick off their career in the sports industry.
Studying the Diploma of Sport Development at Holmesglen
Your weekly timetable will feature three days of sessions and classroom-based learning, split between Holmesglen’s Moorabbin campus and Saints club facilities, PLUS one day of simulated activities.
Guest speakers from St Kilda Football Club will cover key topics such strength and conditioning,
injury management, coaching and training athletes, sports psychology, events planning and organisation, events management, operations and marketing.
- You’ll have a chance to get involved in sports coaching and sports activities at RSEA Park and other Saints facilities; community sport events; School Sport Victoria events; and assist physical education and sport education staff local primary schools.
- You’ll gain hands-on experience at RSEA park and other Saints facilities on Men’s and Women’s St Kilda game days.
- And you’ll take part in a week-long trip to Holmesglen at Eildon to run sports events and sports coaching sessions for local primary schools.
The Diploma of Sport Development teaches you how to manage meetings and projects, plan and implement high performance training, coaching and recovery programs and support athletes to adopt principles of sport psychology.
Through the Diploma of Event Management, you'll have the opportunity to attend major events such as the Australian Grand Prix, A League soccer and National Basketball League, visit the Victorian Institute of Sport and gain hands-on experience volunteering at a major event.
To prepare you for a career as a sport coach, administrator, sports club or event manager, you’ll organise swimming and athletic carnivals, and plan, organise and coach various sports and recreational activities.
Practical placement is a key component for these qualifications. It is a structured program designed to give all students a true ‘hands on’ experience prior to entering the industry. Practical placement is designed to bridge the gap between study and employment.
This program has compulsory activities/materials as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities/materials prior to your enrolment. You will also be required to provide a Working with Children Check.
||Instruct advanced exercise programs
||Implement injury prevention strategies
||Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
||Provide drugs in sport information
||Provide nutrition information to athletes
||Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
||Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
||Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs
||Develop Strength And Conditioning Programs
||Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
||Determine Needs Of Client Populations
||Use Advanced Features Of Computer Applications
||Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
||Manage Organisational Risks
||Implement and monitor work health and safety policies
||Plan and deliver coaching programs
||Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
| Code || Name |
|SISFFIT030||Instruct advanced exercise programs|
|SISFFIT031||Implement injury prevention strategies|
|SISSSCO513||Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs|
|SISSSCO306||Provide drugs in sport information|
|SISSSCO307||Provide nutrition information to athletes|
|SISSSCO308||Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology|
|SISSSCO101||Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices|
|SISFFIT028||Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs|
|SISSSTC402A||Develop Strength And Conditioning Programs|
|CUAWHS501||Maintain a high level of fitness for performance|
|SISXCCS403A||Determine Needs Of Client Populations|
|ICAICT308A||Use Advanced Features Of Computer Applications|
|SISXIND404A||Promote compliance with laws and legal principles|
|SISXRSK502A||Manage Organisational Risks|
|SISXWHS402||Implement and monitor work health and safety policies|
|SISSSCO303||Plan and deliver coaching programs|
|SISSSCO512||Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no formal entry requirements.
There are no prerequisite studies, learners may choose to enter into a SIS50612 Diploma Sport Development directly.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
After completing this course, you will receive the SIS50612 Diploma of Sports Development and SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.
Connections with industry
Holmesglen has strong industry connections with the AFL, Basketball Victoria, Cricket Victoria, Cricket Southern Bayside, Hockey Australia, Tennis Australia, Cycling Australia, Table Tennis Victoria, 116 SEN, Herald Sun, School Sport Victoria, the Victorian Institute of Sport, VAFA and world class indoor facilities such as GESAC.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
Full fee $19,500
Government subsidised $13,195
Activities fee $1,500
*Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees. Materials and Activities fees are not covered by VET Student Loans.
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.