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Physical IQ National Certificate: Sport Management

Develop management and organisational skills with in the field of Sports, Fitness and Recreation.
Duration: 1 year

From: R2,167.00 / month for 6 months and a R4,500.00 sign-up fee


Product Description

The National Certificate in Sports Management develops specific competencies in a range of self-organisational and life-long learning skills with an in-depth knowledge of sport requirements and technical know-how applicable to a sport specific context.

The programme will be intended for school-leavers and any individual with the necessary entry level criteria who wish to become involved in one of the following fields:

  • Sport team management
  • Sport event management
  • Sport tournament management
  • Sport facility management
  • Fitness facility management
  • Sport sponsorship management
  • Financial management in the sport environment
  • Sport project management
  • Sport organisation management
  • Volunteer management

Course cost includes:

  • Online learning with 5 Master Trainer contact sessions
  • Textbook
  • Anatomy manual
  • Testing equipment
  • Exam fee
  • Certificate
  • Graduation gift
  • Registration pack to the value of R2,500.00

Requirements & Accreditation

Students must possess an NQF level 4 or matric qualification or the equivalent thereof. The learner will be assumed to be competent in the following:

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Communication at NQF Level 4
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3

Students do not require any prior experience in the field of sport and fitness management.

Qualification Content

Module 1: Introduction to Sports Management (8 Credits)
Principles of Physical Activity
History of Physical Activity
The Context of Sport or Fitness in South Africa

Module 2: Facilities Management (22 Credits)
Management of a Sports, Fitness or Recreation Facility
Supervision of Sports or Fitness Equipment
Health, Safety and Security in a Facility

Module 3: Principles of Inclusion and Diversity (17 Credits)
Managing Participants with Disabilities
Sport and Fitness Participation for Disabled Individuals
Diversity and Equity in Sport

Module 4: Sports Marketing (18 Credits)
Principles of Marketing
Communication Skills
Communication Channels

Module 5: Administration in Sport (13 Credits)
Organisational Structures
Record-Keeping Systems
Governance Structures

Module 6: Sports Team Management (26 Credits)
Ethical Behaviour and Discipline in a Sports Team
Monitoring Team Performance
Tour Logistics and Management
Media and Public Relations

Module 7: Business Management (21 Credits)
Business Components of a Sports Organisation
Managing Organisation Finances

Module 8: Sports Event Management (23 Credits)
Planning a Sports Tournament
Organising and Administering a Sports Tournament
Managing Volunteers


Distance/Online Study

So you’re passionate about fitness, but can’t commit to lectures – we have taken this into account and designed a comprehensive distance learning course, allowing you the flexibility to study in your own time without compromising on the quality of your learning experience.

How It Works

  • Register for the course.
  • We send you your course material.
  • Expect a call from student support to set up your Master Trainer sessions, which will guide you through the practical components of the course.
  • Complete online multiple-choice quiz assessments at the end of each module on the Physical IQ online learning centre.
  • At the end of the course, you will post us your logbook and portfolio of evidence (with all of your completed tasks) – you are welcome to submit tasks electronically too, via our Student Online Learning Centre.
  • Email us if have ANY questions and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
  • Complete your practical exam in the designated examination periods throughout the year with a certified Physical IQ Assessor.

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