Australian College of Physical Education
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If you are deeply passionate about the community sports landscape and would like to commence a rewarding career in the field of community sports, then this Diploma of Community Sport and Movement qualification from Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) could be a great choice.
The course will enable you to acquire the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for excelling in entry-level positions within the community sport industry. This comprehensive program is strategically designed to nurture your aspirations, catering to both newcomers entering the field and seasoned professionals aiming to advance their careers. With the focus on the development of the expertise needed to lead, coordinate, and contribute effectively to community sports initiatives, from event management to grassroots engagement, the curriculum encompasses a wide spectrum of community based initiatives, ensuring you are thoroughly equipped to drive positive change in your community.
To study this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Alternate entry pathways may be available for applicants who do not meet any of the above criteria. Enquire now to find out more.
While completing the Diploma of Community Sport and Movement qualification from Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), you will cover the following subjects:
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.
ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.
A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.
ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.
**Want to get a feel for what it's like to study with ACPE? Head to their Open Day held at their Sydney campus on Saturday, 15th July. Enquire now for more event info.**
"ACPE has been great in understanding and being flexible to my needs as a student but also as a full-time athlete living mostly overseas. This is one of the main reasons i chose to study at ACPE because I had heard of the support given to elite athletes. The staff and unit co-ordinators within my faculty and course and have been overly helpful and always given me the best chance to complete all tasks wherever O am in the world. I would definitely recommend ACPE and my course in particular to anyone looking to study but to also have a good balance in life whether personal or sporting, and I am very grateful for having the support of ACPE."
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised Diploma of Community Sport and Movement qualification from Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). You will be equipped with all the essential skills and knowledge required to successfully engage in a range of community sports oriented roles.
Wondering where a career in sports management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Sporting Club Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Events Manager, General Manager (Sporting Association or League).
ACPE gives students the option to choose a payment plan in addition to the option of paying upfront.
Eligible domestic students can apply for FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of their fees.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).
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