Why Study with us?
The Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development is a one-year full-time program, studied in English, requiring successful completion of 120 credit points of core subjects. It is classified as a Level 5 qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
The program, comprising eight core subjects, is a mixture of sports and exercise science, sport coaching, talent identification, game development, sport management and marketing, human physiology and anatomy subjects.
The course is delivered at Ikon Park, the home of the Carlton Football Club (6 subjects) and the Melbourne campus of La Trobe University at Bundoora (2 subjects) as part of the Carlton College of Sport.
Students will undertake 4 subjects of study each semester and will involve approximately 12 to 16 hours of class time or club-related activity per week, usually spread over 3 days per week. Students enrolled in the Diploma program will also be undertaking a non-academic sport program (strength and conditioning, nutrition, other sport-related activities) with the Carlton Football Club.