Sport Development

Course/s

Certificate IV in Sport Development
CRICOS: 081444A | National ID: SIS40612

Diploma of Sport Development
CRICOS: 081443B | National ID: SIS50612

Sport Development

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Duration

TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 1 year
Certificate IV: 6 months | Diploma: 6 months

Intake

Semester 1 (February) 2018

Semester 1 (February) 2019

Campus

CIT Bruce

Tuition Fees

2018*: Semester 1 - $6,850 | Semester 2 - $6,850
2019*: Semester 1 - $7,050 | Semester 2 - $7,050

*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review. 2018 and 2019 fees subject to change.

Overview

If the idea of nurturing the next generation of athletes excites you, then a career in sport development might be exactly what you’re after.

At the Certificate IV level, you will gain the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in sport development. Job outcomes for this qualification are varied with roles ranging from positions with specific expectations to those where a range of tasks are required. These may include liaising with a number of stakeholder groups to increase the profile of sport, implementing and administering junior sports programs or clinics within clubs and schools in specific sports, training coaches and teachers, recruiting young people, parents and volunteers to sport, creating fixtures and scheduling competitions.

The Diploma of Sport Development at CIT is offered on Campus at CIT Bruce. With full-time and part-time study options, a Sport Development qualification provides you with the skills, knowledge and practical experience to move in to a Sport Development career. Career opportunities can vary from a high performance manager, coach at all levels of the community to sport coordination and various administration roles. Work at this level would be undertaken with a high degree of autonomy.

This program includes an unpaid placement of 25 hours/week of compulsory industry placement each study week (9 per semester) with additional placement hours during the Diploma. CIT staff will help coordinate placements with industry partners throughout Canberra. The students coordinate what happens within their activities under supervision of their teacher.

Entry Requirements

ACT Senior Secondary Certificate Certificate or equivalent OR Adult Entry with relevant experience | Ability to cope with the English, Mathematics and Science requirements of the program | Before undertaking any practical work experience involving vulnerable people, applicants will be required to undertake a police check. Students must also meet one of the following English requirements: IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0) | TOEFL iBT – 46 | PTE Academic – 42 (minimum of 36 in each band) | TOEFL PBT – 527 | Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162.

Extra Fees

Certificate IV:
Material Fee $60
Uniform $35

Diploma
Material Fee $560
Uniform $35

Course Subjects

Certificate IV in Sport Development
CRICOS: 081444A | National ID: SIS40612
Complete all 14 core subjects

National ID Subject Name
BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes
SISCCRD302A Recruit and manage volunteers
SISXCAI303A Plan and conduct sport and recreation sessions
SISXCAI304A Plan and conduct sport and recreation programs
SISXCCS404A Address client needs
SISXEMR402A Coordinate emergency responses
SISXIND402 Analyse legal knowledge for organisation governance
SISXIND403A Analyse participation patterns
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
SISXIND405A Conduct projects
SISXIND409 Organise a sport, fitness or recreation event
SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict
SITXHRM402 SITXHRM402

Electives - complete all 5 subjects
National ID Subject Name
SISXIND408 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation
SISSSCO202 Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

Elective - complete both electives from any of the sport streams below

AFL stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSAFL406A Teach the intermediate skills of Australian Football
SISSAFL407A Teach the intermediate tactics of Australian Football

Netball stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSNTB407A Teach intermediate level netball skills
SISSNTB408A Teach intermediate level netball tactics and game strategy

Basketball stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSBSB303A Teach intermediate level basketball skills
SISSBSB304A Teach intermediate level basketball tactics and game strategy

Cricket stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSCKT306A Teach the intermediate skills of cricket
SISSCKT307A Teach the intermediate tactics and strategies of cricket

Gymnastics stream
National ID Subject Name
CHCYTH301E Work effectively with young people
SISSGYN302A Teach fundamental gymnastics skills for infants

Rugby League stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSRGL306A Teach intermediate level Rugby League game skills
SISSRGL307A Teach intermediate level Rugby League tactics and game strategy

Swimming stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSSWM301A Teach the competitive strokes of swimming
SISSSWM302A Plan a program for a competitive swimmer

Touch Football stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSTOU303A Teach the intermediate skills of Touch
SISSTOU304A Teach the intermediate tactics and strategies of Touch

Volleyball stream
National ID Subject Name
SISSVOL301A Teach the intermediate skills of volleyball
SISSVOL302A Teach the intermediate tactics and strategies of volleyball

Diploma of Sport Development
CRICOS: 081443B | National ID: SIS50612

National ID Subject Name
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications
SISSSCO306 Provide drugs in sport information
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology
SISXCAI006 Facilitate groups
SISXCCS403A Determine needs of client populations
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
SISXIND406A Manage projects
SISXRSK502A Manage organisational risks
SISXWHS402 Implement and monitor work health and safety policies
CUAWHS501 Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
SISSSCO101 Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSCO303 Plan and deliver coaching programs
SISSSCO410 Implement a talent identification program
SISSSCO512 Assist athletes to prevent and manage injury and illness
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs
SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISFFIT017 Instruct long-term exercise programs

Job Opportunities

The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:

  • Competition manager
  • Program developer

    Certificate IV: Competition coordinator, program coordinator, sports development officer, talent development coordinator, coaches’ coordinator, officials coordinator, volunteer coordinator, club coordinator.

    Diploma: Coach at all levels, sports administrator, sport development officer, coordinator, manager, sporting event management and coordination, sport performance manager, sport performance analyst.

  • Pathways to Further Study

    Students who gain entry into the University of Canberra and successfully complete the Diploma of Sport Development:

    • will receive 24 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Arts (429AA).
    • will receive 24 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Sports Management (688AA).

    Students are advised to speak directly with UC in relation to course choices and pathways.


    Pathway Sport Development


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