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Be part of an Exciting and Fast-Moving Field with the
Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management

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Imagine running a team of people all focused on the health and wellness of others. The Move Academy DDiploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management (SIS50122) will allow you to work with professional teams, fitness organisations both large and small, community recreation centres or run your own business focused on making fitness and recreation part of everyone's life.

This course focuses on the skills required to work in the sports and fitness industry in a management or organisational capacity.

The nationally accredited Diploma of Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Management program allows you to combine your love of sport with skills in administration and management. Learn from industry professionals as you broaden your knowledge and develop new skills in coaching and management.

After completion, you will have the confidence to work as a manager in either a fitness centre, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres, or community recreation centres. Or you can work within the corporate sector organising health and wellness activities, or be involved in organising larger sporting events - imagine being involved in the organisation of the 2032 Olympics in Brisbane! The opportunities are endless and the skills can also assist in any coaching role you may have or aspire to have.

What will I learn

Enrol today and start your learning at any time, at your own pace with up to 18 months study time given. Our trainers will engage with you and inspire you to enquire and learn. This program gives you a chance to expand your horizons by learning new skills and apply them before you graduate. 

LEARN NEW SKILLS - Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn:

  • Undertake project work

  • Manage finances

  • Develop and review business plans

  • Coordinate client services

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT - Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Problem-solving ability

  • Teamwork skills

  • The ability to make tough decision

  • Leadership skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS - Completing this course provides you with:

  • A pathway to managerial positions

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How you will Learn

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Career opportunities:

  • Competition manager

  • Executive officer

  • Facility or centre manager

  • Program manager

  • Volunteer coordinator

  • Sports program officer

  • Operations officer.

This program gives you a chance to apply the unique skills that you will learn and expand your horizons getting you ready to start a new career and a new chapter in your life. Give us a call today if you want to learn more.

Dive right into the course with our help and guidance. Our goal as trainers and educators is to spark your curiosity while allowing you to learn at your own pace. This course is online and fully flexible, so you can study when you want, where you want. 

You'll have access to all your course materials through our online learning environment that you can access at any time, from anywhere that has an internet connection. Our course materials have been specially designed for online learning by world-class health and fitness experts.


You'll be assessed through multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions, projects, workbooks, and practical assessments. All the written assessments are online, giving you the freedom to sit and complete them at a time that suits you. Practical Assessments will get you applying what you have learned and can be completed with a workplace of your choice or in a simulated environment with your assessor. 


Your Move Academy trainer and assessor will work with you throughout your program to answer any questions you have about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams. Our dedicated student support team will be on hand during business hours to assist you with any queries that you may have to help you succeed with your program and enter the health and fitness industry. 


Get in touch with us to learn more, Call us today


This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

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