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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Do you want to clinch that dream job in the vibrant sporting industry?

The sports industry is adapting rapidly to an increasingly digital world, offering exciting career opportunities to passionate and energetic individuals.

Through the learning of the Sports Science, Fitness Testing & Design, Sports Nutrition and Sports Coaching modules, you will acquire competence to do research and develop training plans to optimise impact on the target audience. You will enhance your competitive advantage by developing skills required for designing and implementing creative programmes, taught in the Sports Events Management & Marketing and Community Activity & Recreation Programme Development modules.

Besides trade skills, you would also learn the tools and techniques offered in the Elementary Business Analytics and Digital Commerce & Marketing modules, to make informed decisions, provide quality customer experience and achieve operational excellence.

Applicants for the course should preferably have a strong background and passion for sports and be physically fit and active.

What you'll learn

  • Organise sports events
  • Carry out community recreation and activity programmes
  • Perform fitness testing and program design
  • Assist the coach
  • Implement sport safety prevention and management
  • Conduct group exercise class
  • Provide quality customer service to participants and clients of gyms, country clubs and other fitness and sports clubs and associations
  • Carry out routine finance and general administration matters for management of sports activities

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics/ Principles of Accounts and 1 other subject:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-8 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) or Principles of Accounts*
  • Grade 1-7 in one other subject
    *To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


  • Applicants for this course will have to pass a prescribed medical examination.
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Sport Management graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Sport Management graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Diploma course at ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Higher Nitec in Sport Management graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Sport Management graduates can seek employment in National Sports Associations, sports membership clubs, country clubs, fitness gymnasiums and outdoor events & training companies.