GeSS Education is Queensland’s newest, state-of-the-art education campus that is setting the standard in new-age learning.

Based on the Gold Coast, in a brand new, custom-designed campus in the iconic Australia Fair and bordered by Australia’s most beautiful beaches, GeSS Education is revolutionising the traditional learning pathways students can take to turn their dreams into reality.

Founded and managed by education industry icon Cristine Russell, a leader in her chosen profession with more than 20 years at the cutting edge of education, GeSS Education is the one-stop for local and international students who want a high-quality, on-line and face-to-face education experience of a lifetime.

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SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (CRICOS Code 0102048)

Aspire to work in the industry that you love!! Imagine working with sport and fitness minded people all striving for a healthy lifestyle. If this is your dream, come to us and do a Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management, either on campus or online.
This course focuses on the skills required to work in the sports and fitness industry in a management or organisational capacity.
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 mining sector organising sporting events for their FIFO workers or be involved in the varied number of marathons worldwide. The opportunities are endless and the skills can also assist in any coaching role you may have or aspire to have.

Our Gold Coast Campus has monthly intakes into this program. Apply NOW!!!

GeSS Education offers an INTERNSHIP for students undertaking this Qualification in-class at our Gold Coast Campus*

*Students must successfully complete their course to be eligible for the internship

The units in this Diploma are:

• AHCBUS516: Develop and review a business plan
• BSBFIM601: Manage finances
• BSBHRM405: Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
• BSBLDR502: Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
• BSBMGT517: Manage operational plan
• BSBMKG523: Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
• BSBPMG522: Undertake project work
• BSBRSK501: Manage risk
• HLTWHS004: Manage work health and safety
• SISXCCS002: Coordinate client service activities
• SISXIND003: Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance
• SISXIND007: Develop and implement participation strategies
• SISXMGT001: Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
• CHCCDE012: Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes
• CHCCDE011: Implement community development strategies
• CHCDIV003: Manage and promote diversity
• BSBMKG502: Establish and adjust the marketing mix
• SITEEVT012: Develop event concepts
• SITEEVT013: Determine event feasibility
• SISXFAC005: Manage stock supply and purchase

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR
• Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies

Course Duration:

Classroom Based:
24 months (includes 6 months of Internship)
Online Based:
18 months (only available to Domestic or off-shore International students)

Course Fees:

International & Domestic On Campus & Online students:

Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Material/LMS Fee: AUD $200  Waived
First Payment: AUD $700
14 x monthly payments: AUD $500
TOTAL: AUD $9,800  $7,700

Start Dates:

Intakes commence the first Monday of each month

Possible Career Outcomes:

Sport program/development officer

Average salary $74,946 per year*

Sports Event Coordinator

Average salary $66,795 per year*

Assistant Coach

Average salary $75,279 per year*


Your pathway to an Australian University

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for university as well as gaining practical preparation for the work environment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, Dentos School of Management (RTO provider code 2875, CRICOS Code 01854A), under a third-party arrangement. Dentos School of Management will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

Australian University partner includes:


To enquire please fill in the form and we will send you further information and an enrolment link. If you wish to package with a University offer, please let us know in the message section.

Level 8, Australia Fair, 36 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

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