Sports Development Program

Complete your Years 11 and 12 at SEDA College SA alongside Basketball SA, Adelaide 36ers and Adelaide LightningThe program provides a direct link to industry opportunities in a hands-on learning environment all connected to your interest in basketball. 

The connection between education and industry facilitates authentic learning experiences and student opportunities. This combination enables our students to acquire the skills to support future educational and employment pathways. 

Program Partners


Our curriculum is designed to connect students to ideas, skills and knowledge that can be applied far beyond the boundaries of a classroom.

Year 11

Year 12

*SEDA College SA provides training and assessment services, individual support services and recruitment of prospective learners for these VET qualifications on behalf of SEDA Group (RTO Provider:22503).

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Areas of Study

SEDA College students engage in key Areas of Study which incorporate Stage 1 and 2 SACE subjects through a Project-based Learning approach.

Through real-world projects and a range of practical experiences, learn about athlete training and development, data analysis, anatomy/physiology, energy systems, training principles, nutrition and sport specific training. You will also explore all aspects of team performance and discover the physical and mental dynamics of training an individual, team or group.

Start with a plan and you are on track to create success for yourself. Through MyPLAN meetings, the work that you do in The Apprentice and on your structured work placement, you will explore career pathways in real workplace settings and acquire transferable skills that employers value. The SEDA Program will also give you the opportunity to work at high profile sport and recreational events through our volunteering programs. Explore the value of volunteering, while building your resume and connecting with key professionals in your chosen industry. Our teaching staff and Pathways Team members guide you for the entire length of the program.

Designed to develop a better you, SEDA College (SA) aims to develop your physical and mental wellbeing to cope with the things that life throws at you. In Healthy Living you will investigate the ‘big 3’ (nutrition, sleep and exercise), respectful relationships, driver education and safe partying to better equip yourself to deal with the types of situations that arise when you are out and about with friends and family.

Understand the influence of sport in the community and how it can shape culture and behaviour. Learn and experience how sport can break down barriers and bring people together. Link with community groups to organise and run community projects and activities. You will work in groups, developing your collaborative, problem solving and teamwork skills as you put your ideas into action and understand how to optimise your own and others’ health for high performance in both sport and life.

Learn about the influence of money in sport. Learn about the key strategies of the sports and clubs, how they earn and spend money, athlete management, media, and communications. Learn about the influence of ethics in sport and grow your own knowledge of personal finance.

SEDA College (SA) encourages you to make a difference. If you have the ambition, we have the opportunity to help you realise your full potential. You will have the chance to improve your leadership skills and put your ideas into action by organising events and activities of the classroom.

Develop the skills and attributes needed to teach sport skills to a wide variety of people. Access SEDA’s industry experts and sporting partners to gain a greater understanding of coaching principles and the development of coaching sessions.

In Year 12, students undertake VET qualifications in sports coaching, providing the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of areas within the industry whilst completing a School-Based Traineeship.

MyPlan is a digital portfolio that supports students to track their individual goals, achievements, experiences, and growth during their time at SEDA College (SA). Underpinning MyPlan are the Transferable Work Skills and Personal Habits, which have been identified as important attributes, attitudes, and mindsets to develop in order to succeed at SEDA College (SA) and beyond.  

The core skills and habits we believe are essential for student development are: 


SEDA College (SA) partners with the biggest sporting brands and organisations in South Australia facilitating real life industry experiences and student opportunities.

You get to experience a range of opportunities including:

  • The opportunity to complete work placements at Basketball SA or Adelaide 36er’s 
  • Working in the fan activation, merchandise and community departments at Adelaide 36er’s and Adelaide Lightning home games
  • Deliver coaching programs on behalf of Basketball SA and Adelaide 36er’s 
  • Match day and operational assistance with NBL1 games and local basketball associations
  • Level One Basketball Coaching course
  • Introduction to Officiating Course Level 0 and 1c
  • Access to industry guest speakers that link to SEDA areas of study

Basketball SA and the Adelaide 36er’s are dedicated to providing SEDA College students with education, development and participation opportunities within the industry. With a strong passion for basketball, they seek to develop student skills and experiences by providing them with industry specific opportunities to help achieve these outcomes.


Selection into SEDA College’s programs is based on an online application and interview process.

Selection into SEDA College (SA)’s Sport Development Programs are not dependent on skill and students of all ability level may apply. Students must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Australia Permanent Resident to be eligible for any of the SEDA College (SA) programs.

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SEDA College SA fees for Year 11 and 12 students are inclusive of the following:

  • Tuition expenses 
  • Annual uniform allocation 
  • Some incursions/excursions 
  • Student insurance 
  • Provision of a notebook computer (contains all coursework) and extended warranty
  • Vocational Education and Training Qualifications (VET) 


Additional events, such as the SEDA Cup, Formal and Graduation Dinner, which take place each year are not included in the annual fees

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Contact details for our Admissions advisors, and how to get in touch with the team at SEDA College SA.

Phone: (08) 8151 0407

Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm ACST.

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