Diploma of Sport Development


  • Turn your love of sport into a career with a Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612)
  • Developed in association with industry professionals - gain up to date skills & knowledge
  • Delivered entirely online so you can fit study around work

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Document icon and receive a free course guide

At a glance

Study mode



Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.



Course length
Full time: 1 year (36 weeks excluding breaks) | Part time: 2 years (72 weeks excluding breaks)
Study mode


Written, video & practical assignments, case studies & quizzes
Start date

6 start dates per year.

Contact us about enrolling.
Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

Read more
The total cost varies depending on the payment option
Calculate total cost


  • Year 12 or equivalent, OR
  • Successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Coaching practices
  • Risk management
  • Drugs in sport
  • Team management
  • Project management
  • Sport psychology

Work placement

During your time studying with ACNT you will undertake hands on work to gain experience in the field. You will be expected to participate in regular practical activities throughout the course.

Course structure

9 units


  1. Essentials of sports marketing

  2. Safety in sport

  3. Coaching practices

  4. Athlete health & wellbeing

  5. Drugs in sport

  6. Event management

  7. High performance training & injury management principles

  8. Staff recruitment

  9. Developing sports participation

Support and delivery

When you study with the Australasian College of Natural Therapies, you will have access to:

  • the online campus portal for course materials and resources
  • teachers who are experienced academics and industry practitioners
  • students services for academic and administrative enquiries
  • free of charge counselling
  • guidance and academic support via program managers
  • study support for students new to higher education, covering study basics and academic skills
  • a pre-trimester workshop for new students who haven’t studied science before

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Our Learning Consultants can:
  • icon enquiry 1Answer any questions about a course
  • icon enquiry 2Give advice on job outcomes
  • icon enquiry 3Explain finance options and help you enrol
Document icon and receive a free course guide

Free call 1800 683 692

9am - 5.30pm AEST Monday - Friday