Australian Sports Academy

SIS40115 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation

Australian Sports Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094028K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in an administrative or organisational capacity. These individuals are able to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others, deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff.

Course Outline (Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 17

  • 10 core units
  • 7 elective units

Core Units

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

SISXCCS003 Address client needs

SISXFIN001 Develop and review budgets for activities or projects

SISXIND004 Analyse participation patterns

SISXIND005 Coordinate work teams or groups

SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships

Elective Units


SISXFAC003 Implement facility maintenance programs

SISXFAC004 Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance

SISXHRM001 Recruit and manage volunteers

SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

SISXRES002 Educate user groups

SISXCAI004 Develop strength and conditioning programs

SISCCRD001 Plan and conduct programs

Job Opportunities

The qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of sport and recreation locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres or sporting organisations and associations.

Possible job titles include:

  • Facility coordinator
  • Administration coordinator
  • Duty manager
  • Recreation coordinator
  • Swim school coordinator
  • Operations coordinator
  • Aquatic operations coordinator

Study Pathways

  • This qualification has pathways for further study in SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management.


This course offers rolling starts to suit the availability of your learning schedule. Student orientation is held every Monday.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 15,250 for entire course (includes 250 non-refundable application fee)
Start date: To suit the client/individual
Duration: Over a period of 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Australian Sports Academy

10 Scarborough Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215

Entry criteria

Applicant must have following skill set:

  • Students must be 18 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective students who provides an AQF Certificate III or above in any discipline will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
  • Prospective International students who provide an IELTS of 5.5 or its equivalent will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.


Australian Sports Academy
10 Scarborough Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215