Diploma of Sport - SIS50319

Swinburne University of Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of roles within the Australian sport industry. They work or volunteer at community-based sport clubs and organisations in the Australian sport industry. Individuals with this qualification are involved in the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, and the provision of leadership and support to colleagues. They work autonomously and coordinate and supervise others. Possible job titles include:High performance coach Sport development managerTalent manager.Specific industry accreditation requirements may apply to sport-specific coaching accreditation and information should be obtained from the relevant National Sporting Organisation (NSO).

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Subjects you can Study:

Organise and supervise participant travel; Lead and manage people; Manage on-course golf operations; Manage quality customer service; Manage risk; Develop and implement participation strategies ; Coach participants in sport competition; Conduct individualised long-term training programs; Develop sport coaches; Manage the structure and facilitation of golf competitions and tournaments; Participate in high performance golf tournaments; Plan, conduct and review coaching programs; Coach swimmers up to an elite level; Acquire and educate horses for sport or recreational programs; Manage volunteer workforce development; Meet participant coaching needs; Plan and implement sponsorship and event marketing; Determine nutritional requirements for sport or recreational horses; Manage recruitment selection and induction processes; Apply anti-doping policies; Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance; Develop and review budgets for activities or projects; Manage meetings; Protect children and young people; Develop and use emotional intelligence; Plan, conduct and review training and recovery programs; Manage media relationships; Coach official national competition participants in equestrian; Manage fitness in performance horses; Maintain work health and safety; Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships; Assess horses for sport or recreational performance; Manage operational plan; Provide first aid; Coach advanced level golfers; Condition horses for sport or recreational performance; Implement sport talent identification programs; Manage projects; Evaluate equine training methodologies; Apply sport psychology principles; Manage legal compliance in sport and recreation; Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work; Fit and alter golf equipment; Manage integrity in sport; Evaluate performance horse conformation; Manage horses to meet performance horse sport requirements; Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

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