Netball Victoria Sports Development Program

Complete your Year 11 and 12 as you learn what it would be like to work in the Netball industry through experiences with Netball Victoria and the Melbourne Vixens. You will study a practical curriculum that has been developed with input from experts in the netball industry.


You will experience the opportunity to work within an elite environment and be involved with activities including game days, coaching sessions and interacting with professional athletes.


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)


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 participate in a range of activities and experiences including:

  • Match day assistance for the Melbourne Vixens
  • School and community netball participation programs
  • Coaching participants in the Net Set GO! Program
  • Administration assistance at state tournaments and seminars
  • Opportunities to secure work placement with Netball Victoria
  • Foundation Coaching Course
  • Development Coaching Course
  • Level 1 Umpiring Course

The Netball Victoria Team

Our enthusiastic team are driven by their passion for Netball and education, providing students with a first class learning environment. Their goal is to provide opportunities for students to learn the skills and knowledge required to progress into a job within the Netball or sport industry or to follow a pathway towards university.

You will learn from our current Industry Ambassador and Elite Netballer, Liz Watson. You will learn from a range of Netball Victoria and Melbourne Vixens staff, coaches and players.

Playing the Game

The program will provide you with regular practical sessions focussed on improving your game. You will be coached by Vixens players and be exposed to performance training, skill development, tactical sessions and fitness training at the elite level. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a range of other sports to broaden your knowledge of the industry.