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Admission FAQs

Classes are located at community hubs and sport and recreation facilities. These venues are fully equipped with all the infrastructure required for a classroom setting, allowing students to complete theory-based learning as well as practical activities. You can find a list of our classroom locations here.
Students travel to the program via public transport. SEDA College aims to develop students’ independence, confidence and time management skills and independent travel is part of this self-development.
Unfortunately, SEDA College does not have any boarding or accommodation facilities. While some students at SEDA College have relocated to undertake the program, this has been facilitated themselves through family, friends and other organisations.
Program fees are can be found here.  Please note that fees are subject to change each year.
Students apply online via our online application form. Students apply to begin the program the following year. Applications open at the beginning of May each year.
Selection into SEDA College is not dependent on skill and students of all skill levels may apply.
SEDA College is accepting applications from current Year 10 students to commence Year 11. Students apply for the program the year before their commencement at SEDA College.
Program numbers are limited. Applications are assessed on a first come, best dressed basis. We encourage applicants to apply early.
No, all students leave their current school and attend SEDA College full-time. SEDA College is a registered school.
No, all programs are delivered on a full-time basis at SEDA College only.
SEDA College classes are structured to be delivered in an applied learning setting. Students complete their HSC and VET certificates, via a hands-on curriculum. Students complete their qualifications in the classroom, the workplace and the community.
Yes, students can still be involved in sport and sporting teams outside of school.
The school curriculum has a large focus on student learning and development in an applied setting. Students are involved in a number of components, such as coaching, fitness, officiating, first aid, work placement, event management and sport management, in a hands-on environment.
SEDA College is a 2 Year Program
Students are responsible for sourcing their own work placement. However, SEDA College staff will provide students with key information around workplace skills and tips on securing a placement as well as assist students with their search as required. Students may complete their placement in sport and recreation industries or in other industries if they choose.
Work placement or practical placement is a component of the program where students work for an employer one day per week. This is done individually and at an organisation/company of the student’s choosing. Clinic days are arranged by SEDA College and involve students running sport participation programs for a range of different community groups as a class.
Upon successful completion of the two years at SEDA College, students will achieve the following qualifications: HSC, Certificate II in Business Services, Certificate III in Sport and Recreation, First Aid Certificate including CPR, Sport specific coaching qualifications.
The following areas are covered in the course curriculum:

Year 11 – (11 units)

  • English Studies (2 Units)
  • Certificate II in Business Services (2 Units)
  • PDHPE (2 units)
  • Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (3 Units)
  • Numeracy or Standard Maths (2 Units)

Year 12 – (11 units)

  • English Studies (2 Units)
  • Certificate II in Business Services including numeracy (2 Units)
  • PDHPE (2 units)
  • Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (3 Units)
  • Work Studies (2 Units)
  • Standard Maths (2 Units) (optional)

No you will not receive an ATAR upon completion of the program, but our program offers many pathways for students into further education at TAFE or at University. For more information, see our pathways information here.
Students have a number of pathway options either into further study at university or into employment. You can read more about the pathway opportunities available to students here.