Basketball Victoria Sports Development Program

Complete your year 11 and 12 and work with Basketball Victoria and Melbourne United to get real experience in the basketball industry. The program provides a direct link to industry opportunities in a hands-on sporting environment all connected to your interest in basketball.




This unique learning experience is like no other and will enable you to learn from experts in the basketball industry. You will also develop your knowledge by getting involved in real projects, events and activities with staff from Basketball Victoria and Melbourne United.


Year 11

  • VCALINT001 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate)
  • SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

Year 12

  • VCALSEN001 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Senior)
  • SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

*SEDA College (Victoria) provides training and assessment services, individual support services and recruitment of prospective learners on behalf of SEDA Group (RTO Provider: 22503)

Areas of Study

You’ll receive valuable information on athlete training and development from leading industry professionals from state and national sporting bodies. As an athlete, you will have regular access to gym and fitness facilities. We will encourage you to explore all aspects of fitness and sport including fitness testing, anatomy/physiology, data analysis, energy systems, training principles and more.
Through MyPlan meetings and 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 College Program will also give you the opportunity to work at high profile sport and recreational events. Our teaching staff and Pathways Team members guide you for the entire length of the program.
Develop your, leadership, and administrative skills by organising a sporting club and participating in competitions. You will not only compete in sporting events, but you’ll also receive real life learning as you explore what happens behind the scenes in running a sporting club.
Working in teams you will act as a global citizen by planning organising and implementing a project for your local community. You will develop projects that address community based problems and will link with community partners to implement innovative solutions that have direct benefits to an identified community group. Teamwork within projects will allow you to grow your skills in communication, problem-solving, and management.
Designed to develop a better you, SEDA College aims to develop your physical and mental wellbeing to cope with the things that life throws at you. In Healthy Living you will investigate respectful relationships, driver education and safe partying to better equip yourself to deal with the types of situations that can and do arise when you are out and about with friends and family
Our students get a head start in their careers through our Structured Work Placement. This hands-on learning experience is delivered one day a week. Students gain a good understanding of the duties they might be expected to perform in the workplace and they’ll acquire the skills that prospective employers need and want in their employees.

Opportunities and Learning Experiences

You get to experience a range of opportunities including:

  • The opportunity to complete work placements at Melbourne United and Basketball Victoria
  • Working in the fan activation, merchandise and community departments at Melbourne United games
  • Delivering coaching programs at half time during Melbourne United games
  • Coaching and officiating at the Vic Health Cup, Victorian College Championships and McDonald’s Cup competitions
  • Coaching at the Basketball Victoria McDonald’s Super Clinic
  • Event management and video analysis at Big V and SEABL Home Fixtures
  • Match day and operational assistance with local basketball associations
  • Level One Basketball Coaching course
  • Introduction to Officiating course
  • Introduction to Inclusion/Disability course

The Basketball Victoria Team

The Basketball Victoria team are industry experienced sports education professionals. With a strong passion for Basketball, the team delivers a hands-on industry based curriculum to ensure students are empowered with the right skills, knowledge and attitude for a successful future. We connect with staff from Basketball Victoria and Melbourne United, and you will be mentored by our current Industry Ambassador, Chris Anstey.

Playing the Game

Not only do you get first-hand experience of the basketball industry but you also have the opportunity to work on your own game. You will be involved in performance training, skill development and fitness training sessions all specific to basketball as well as participating in a range of other sports.