Qualification details

SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration (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 SRO50106 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation06/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
SISXFAC506A - Manage stock supply and purchaseManage stock supply and purchaseSupersededN/A
CHCDIS507C - Design and adapt surroundings to group requirementsDesign and adapt surroundings to group requirementsDeletedN/A
SISSSPA507A - Develop volunteer management policiesDevelop volunteer management policiesSupersededN/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 149100 Amusement, Fitness And Sports Centre Managers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3391 Sport And Recreation Managers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sports Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Sports Event Manager,Administration Manager (Sport and Recreation) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 149100 Amusement, Fitness And Sports Centre Managers 18/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3391 Sport And Recreation Managers 18/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 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 in an administrative or organisational capacity in locations such as fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes or aquatic centres. Persons with this level of competency would manage the ancillary functions required to ensure the effective provision of specific services and programs and have a high degree of autonomy.

Job roles 

  • facility manager
  • administration 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 client populations and staff to determine their specific requirements; analysing documentation on sport and recreation facility maintenance; preparing accurate financial records; completing staff rosters; clarifying instructions to staff; negotiating acceptable solutions to client population or staff requests and complaints.


Providing leadership to a team of workers; monitoring staff performance and providing advice to improve performance; providing guidance to facility, sport and recreation personnel to achieve agreed goals; 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 ancillary functions to provide sport and recreation services and programs; research into client population needs.

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 client satisfaction and organisation or facility profitability; facilitating the sharing of work-place knowledge; reflecting on own work practices for improvement; monitoring activities for emerging risks and trends.

Planning and organising

Collecting, analysing and recording information to provide efficient planning for sport and recreation organisations and facilities; managing multiple tasks and resources simultaneously to coordinate staff work activities to meet deadlines; leading processes which contribute to the establishment of key directions for the organisation; preparing facility plans; developing and monitoring occupational health and safety policies.


Understanding the organisation, 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 the sport and recreation industry; contributing to a learning environment through openly sharing knowledge and experiences; accessing internal and external professional development opportunities; updating knowledge and skills to accommodate changes in sport and recreation administration or facility management.


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

Packaging Rules

19 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 10 elective units, which may be selected from the electives in this qualification or from units which are first packaged at AQF level 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.

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  (9 )


Manage meetings


Use advanced features of computer applications


Coordinate client service activities


Determine needs of client populations


Promote compliance with laws and legal principles


Manage projects


Manage education initiatives


Establish and maintain occupational health and safety systems


Manage organisational risks

Electives  (10 )


Plan or review administration systems


Manage business document design and development


Manage budgets and financial plans


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 programs that promote personal effectiveness


Manage people performance


Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities


Establish and adjust the marketing mix


Implement and monitor marketing activities


Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Manage industrial relations


Design and adapt surroundings to group requirements


Coordinate services for people with disabilities


Support youth programs


Manage service response to young people in crisis


Prepare financial reports for a reporting entity


Establish and maintain accounting information systems


Implement and maintain internal control procedures


Recruit and manage volunteers


Evaluate policy for an outdoor organisation


Provide drugs in sport information


Develop volunteer management policies


Implement high performance training programs


Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance


Manage stock supply and purchase


Use resources efficiently