Qualification details

SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
DeletedDeleted from SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package05/Mar/2013
Supersedes and is equivalent to SRO50406 - Diploma of Facility Management06/Jun/2011

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 28/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) 07/Jun/2011

Units of competency

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SISXIND507A - Manage education initiativesManage education initiativesSupersededN/A
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plansSupersededN/A
SISXFAC405A - Plan and provide sport and recreational servicesPlan and provide sport and recreational servicesSupersededN/A
SISXFAC506A - Manage stock supply and purchaseManage stock supply and purchaseSupersededN/A
BSBITB501A - Establish and maintain a workgroup computer networkEstablish and maintain a workgroup computer networkSupersededN/A
BSBLED502A - Manage programs that promote personal effectivenessManage programs that promote personal effectivenessSupersededN/A
BSBMKG502B - Establish and adjust the marketing mixEstablish and adjust the marketing mixSupersededN/A
SISXCCS403A - Determine needs of client populationsDetermine needs of client populationsDeletedN/A
BSBHRM503A - Manage performance management systemsManage performance management systemsSupersededN/A
FNSACCT504B - Prepare financial reports for a reporting entityPrepare financial reports for a reporting entitySupersededN/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 149913 Facilities Manager 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sports Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Community Recreation Centre Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 149913 Facilities Manager 18/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3292-11 Project Or Program Administrator 18/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 18/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 07/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not Applicable


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual wishing to work in the sport and recreation industry as a facility manager for a location such as a fitness centre, outdoor sporting ground or complex, aquatic centre or community recreation centre. Persons with this level of competency would manage the implementation of a broad range of facility requirements including staff and systems and have a high degree of autonomy.

Job roles 

The following is an indicative job role for this qualification:

  • facility manager

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary


The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the sport and recreation industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


Communicating with facility owners and staff to determine their specific requirements; analysing documentation on sport and recreation facility maintenance; preparing accurate financial and maintenance records; completing staff rosters; clarifying instructions to staff; educating staff on efficient use of resources; negotiating acceptable solutions to facility owner or staff requests and complaints.


Providing leadership to a team of workers; monitoring staff performance and providing advice to improve performance; preparing staff rosters that accommodate individual and facility needs; promoting compliance with legal obligations; recognising factors that may cause interpersonal relationship problems and assisting appropriately to avoid or overcome the identified problems.


Managing organisational, administrative or facility risks; clarifying the extent of, and resolving problems through negotiating with staff or facility users in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner; planning, strategy and resource allocation to manage the facility effectively; determining strategies for education initiatives; research into resource minimisation and sustainability.

Initiative and enterprise

Responding to change and demonstrating leadership in change management; identifying clear priorities for action; identifying and implementing a range of facility or administration enhancements to improve facility profitability or sustainability; facilitating the sharing of work-place knowledge; leading processes which contribute to the establishment of key directions for the facility; reflecting on own work practices for improvement; monitoring activities for emerging risks and trends.

Planning and organising

Manage and monitor business records to enable efficient planning for sport and recreation facilities; managing multiple tasks and resources simultaneously to coordinate and roster staff work activities to meet deadlines; preparing facility plans; managing stock supply and purchase; establishing and monitoring occupational health and safety systems.


Understanding the facility, own role and operating autonomously within limits of authority; critically reviewing own strengths and weaknesses; assessing feedback on own performance and determining strategies for improvement; building industry networks to regularly update knowledge and skills.


Identifying and accessing sources of research on sport and recreation facility management; contributing to a learning environment through openly sharing knowledge and experiences; identifying and accessing internal and external professional development opportunities; updating knowledge and skills to accommodate changes in sport and recreation facility management.


Understanding and utilising the operating capability of computer systems and software for sport and recreation facility management; assessing new technologies for suitability for own facility; using information technology to assist in communication and support facility management and planning functions.

Packaging Rules

22 units must be completed:

  • 14 core units
  • 8 elective units, which may be selected from the electives in this qualification or from units first packaged at AQF level 3, 4 or 5 within SIS10; up to 3 elective units may be selected from any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be units which are first packaged at AQF level 5 or 6.

In all cases selection of electives must relate to the core function or role of the candidate's current or intended work environment, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core  (14 )


Manage meetings


Manage budgets and financial plans


Manage and monitor business or records systems


Use advanced features of computer applications


Determine needs of client populations


Plan and provide sport and recreational services


Manage stock supply and purchase


Promote compliance with laws and legal principles


Manage projects


Manage education initiatives


Establish and maintain occupational health and safety systems


Use resources efficiently


Manage organisational risks


Roster staff

Electives  (8 )


Plan and manage conferences


Plan or review administration systems


Manage business document design and development


Manage payroll


Manage human resources services


Manage human resources management information systems


Manage performance management systems


Manage remuneration and employee benefits


Manage recruitment selection and induction processes


Manage separation or termination


Manage rehabilitation or return-to-work programs


Manage an information or knowledge management system


Establish and maintain a workgroup computer network


Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness


Manage people performance


Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities


Establish and adjust the marketing mix


Implement and monitor marketing activities


Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Manage industrial relations


Prepare income tax returns


Manage budgets and forecasts


Prepare financial reports for a reporting entity


Establish and maintain accounting information systems


Implement and maintain internal control procedures


Administer contracts


Recruit and manage volunteers


Work with key stakeholders


Coordinate client service activities


Undertake open space planning