Do you want to become a personal trainer?
SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management opens the door for graduates to work in a range of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes or aquatic centres or community recreation centres. Graduates with this level of competency would manage the effective provision of services or programs and have a high degree of autonomy.

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Career Opportunities

SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management is appropriate for those students wanting to use their sport and fitness background to step into an organisational or managerial role within the diverse sports and recreation field.

Students graduating with this level of competency will have the ability to lead and manage within a variety of roles in the sport and recreation industry, showing a high degree of independence and knowledge.

Possible job outcomes include:

  • competition manager
  • executive officer
  • facility manager
  • program manager
  • centre manager
  • assistant centre manager
  • volunteer coordinator
  • sports program officer
  • operations officer

Entry Requirements


All international students must be at least 18 years of age and provide evidence of the following entry requirements:

  1. Academic: year 12 or equivalent and above; and
  2. English language: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent and above


Duration

Course Length: 46 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus 6 weeks holidays)

Exit point/Award

SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (AQF – 5)
This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Course Content

Key elements of SSFCC’s approach to delivery and assessment of SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management include:

  • A strong theoretical framework to underpin practical skills,
  • Access to SSFCC’s Fitness Instruction Training Room (a ‘simulated’ industry environment)

To achieve the SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management, 20 units of competence must be completed:

  • 13 core units
  • 7 elective units

The delivery and assessment of this program has been clustered into four thematic-based learning modules, comprising dynamic theory and practical sessions. These are:

  1. MODULE A: Business Fundamentals
  2. MODULE B: Marketing and Development
  3. MODULE C: Human resource management
  4. MODULE D: Sport and Fitness
MODULE A: Business Fundamentals

Module A: Business Fundamentals

Term 1 : Weeks 1 – 10

SubjectUnit of CompetencyCore or Elective
Business FundamentalsAHCBUS506ADevelop and review a business plancore
SISXIND003Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governancecore
BSBMGT517Manage operational plancore
BSBFIM601Manage financescore
BSBRSK501Manage riskcore

MODULE B: Marketing and Development; Health & Safety; First Aid

Module B: Marketing and Development; Health & Safety; First Aid

Term 2 : Weeks 11 – 20

SubjectUnit of CompetencyCore or Elective
Marketing and DevelopmentBSBMKG523Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plancore
BSBPMG522Undertake project workcore
SISXIND007Develop and implement participation strategiescore
Health & Safety; First AidHLTWHS004Manage work health and safetycore
HLTAID006Provide advanced first aidcore

MODULE C: Human resource management; Stakeholders and Clients; Event Management

Module C: Human resource management; Stakeholders and Clients; Event Management

Term 2 : Weeks 21 – 30

SubjectUnit of CompetencyCore or Elective
Human resource managementBSBHRM405Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffcore
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipscore
Stakeholders and ClientsSISXMGT001Develop and maintain stakeholder relationshipscore
SISXCCS002Coordinate client service activitieselective
Event ManagementSITXEVT602Develop event conceptselective
SISXIND006Conduct sport, fitness or recreation eventselective

MODULE D: Sport and Fitness

Module D: Sport and Fitness

SubjectUnit of CompetencyCore or Elective
Sport and FitnessSISSSCO513Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programselective
SISFFIT027Conduct health promotion activitieselective
SISFFIT030Instruct advanced exercise programselective
SISFFIT028Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programselective

Each module has a different focus and theme with an appropriate balance of practical, theoretical and real industry exposure. Delivery and assessment will be conducted in the Fitness Instruction Training (F.I.T) room, theory room and computer labs.

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Training Requirements

SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management is delivered 20 hours per week full time over 46 weeks (40 weeks delivery / up to 6 weeks holiday). The course includes face-to-face institution-based training using theory-based material for underpinning knowledge and practical sessions in the F.I.T Room and SELC’s industry partner venues.

  • 16 hours per week Theory and Practice
  • 4 hours per week Integrated E-learning

Assessment Requirements

The assessment tasks have been designed to test, in a practical and realistic manner, the skills and knowledge in the key areas that make a fully competent Exercise Trainer.
Units of Competency are clustered into subject areas, each with an average of two-three assessment tasks, ranging from practical tasks, such as observations or simulations and role plays, to projects and written tasks, such as reports, question and answers or case studies.

Resource Requirements

The following resources will be distributed by SSFCC at orientation, and are included in your resource fee.

  • 2 x SELC Sport and Fitness Career College Polo Shirts – White (purchased from SSFCC and included in resource fees)
  • Textbook & additional learning resources

To be provided by student (at student’s own expense).

  • Gym shoes
  • Male students:
    • Black tracksuit pants/shorts (as seasonally appropriate)
    • Black swim shorts/swim trunks (male)
  • Female students:
    • Black tracksuit pants/leggings (as seasonally appropriate)
    • Black swimming costume (One-piece/sport style)

The uniform elements provided by the student will be approved on day one of the course, by the course trainer.

Students are only allowed to enter the F.I.T room in the SELC fitness uniform with suitable gym training shoes, according to the F.I.T Room Code of Conduct.
Students will have an induction to the F.I.T Room during orientation day.

Sample Weekly Timetable

Please be advised that timetables may vary:

DaysTimeLocation
Day 18: 30 – 12: 30
  • F.I.T Room
  • Surf Life Saving selected aquatic environments – (Module C only)
  • SSFCC Theory Room
  • Computer labs
Day 21:15 – 5:15
  • F.I.T Room
  • Surf Life Saving selected aquatic environments – (Module C only)
  • SSFCC Theory Room
  • Computer labs

Sample Daily Timetable

Please be advised that timetables may vary:

Day 1Day 2
8:30 – 12:30Exercise Planning and Programming (EPP)
SSFCC Theory Room
Session 1
– Principles and variables of exercise planning
– Structured approach to exercise planning
Exercise Planning and Programming (EPP)
SSFCC Theory Room
Session 2
– Writing exercise plans for adaptations
– Evaluating and modifying fitness plans
1:15 – 5:15Personal Training
SSFCC Theory Room
Session 1- Planning personal training program for clients
– Prepare personal training exercise plans
Personal Training
F.I.T Room
Session 2
– Demonstrating exercise activities/equipment use
– Implementing personal training plan

Partner Organisations

SSFCC has arrangements in place to work with the following industry partner to deliver & assess SIS40215 SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management:

  • St. John Ambulance. Delivery and assessment for HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.
  • Fitness First
  • F45
  • Origem Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Body by Bec
  • Pod Fitness

Reasons to Choose SSFCC SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

Some key points that distinguish SSFCC’s SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management are:

  • SSFCC Fitness offers students unique in-house fitness training facilities, which simulates a real fitness centre, giving the best start to a career in fitness as students gain practical experience in a safe and encouraging environment!
  • SSFCC trainer/assessors are experienced fitness professionals with many years experience working in the fitness industry.
  • The SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management is delivered/assessed in SSFCC’s Bondi Junction campus and vocational students will have access to great social programs and facilities.
  • Students will be encouraged to participate in exercise not only on the scheduled timetabled days on campus, but as part of a fit and healthy lifestyle! This offers a great opportunity to understand the fitness world as a ‘client’ first, and eventually as a qualified Exercise Trainer.

Course Fees

A full list of course fees are available upon request. Please complete a request for course information.


Additional Course Features


Industry Recognition


The SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management qualification is recognised by Fitness Australia, the national association for fitness, as the qualification for those working as an Exercise or Personal Trainer within fitness clubs, gyms, sports centres, community recreation organisations and other venues.
Graduates of SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management from SSFCC will be eligible to register with Fitness Australia in the category of an Exercise Trainer.

Fitness Training Facility


SSFCC provides:

  • A fully equipped Fitness Instruction Training Room – the “F.I.T” Room
  • Dedicated theory rooms
  • Computer labs for research and assignment work
  • A library resource centre

Social Integration


SSFCC will encourage Certificate IV students to join a Surf Life Saving Club. This is optional and no student will be disadvantaged if they prefer not to join. Joining a surf life saving club provides excellent opportunities to build a social network, and experience a real ‘slice’ of Australian life, something SSFCC is happy to support!

‘A surf lifesaver is a trained volunteer who patrols our beaches on weekends and public holidays’ (Surf Life Saving NSW)

By joining a surf life saving club, you can get healthy, make new friends, and give something truly valuable to the community.

A member of Surf Life Saving NSW will attend SSFCC’s SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management orientation to give a talk and students will have the opportunity to ask questions and find out more!

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