Your Career in Sport

Starts Here

Study in a high-performance environment at the home of the Carlton Football Club


Apply now to begin your studies in July 2021.

Kickstart your career at the Carlton College of Sport!

Get your foot in the door of the sports industry at the Carlton College of Sport, where you will combine your first year of tertiary study with real-world experience. A partnership between Carlton Football Club and La Trobe University – the leading university for career outcomes in sport – this unique tertiary program provides the ultimate learning experience in a high-performance environment.

Learn more about the Carlton College of Sport course offerings by following the links below.

Sports Coaching

and Development

Elite Sport




Complete 100 hours of placement at the Carlton Football Club and industry partners



95% of graduates continue to second year tertiary study or full-time employment


Four graduate roles offered for each cohort at the Carlton Football Club


Keep up to date with the latest news from the students at the Carlton College of Sport.

Study at mid-year | Applications now open!

Mid-year applications to study at the Carlton College of Sport are now open! Submit your application today to secure your spot.

Open Day | Saturday 15 May

Join us on Saturday 15 May for our next Open Day on campus at IKON Park!

Football Development Players: Heath Ramshaw

Meet one of our players in our Football Development Program! Heath joins the Carlton College of Sport program from the Northern Knights Football Club.

Where will a diploma from Carlton College take you?

Want to know where a diploma at the Carlton College of Sport will take you? We asked our 2020 graduates.

Meet our Students: From travel agent to the BBL

After working as a travel agent for eleven years, Leigh decided it was time for a change and enrolled to study at the Carlton College of Sport.

Qualify as a personal trainer at Carlton College

Become a personal trainer while learning from the best at the Carlton College of Sport!

Guest Lecture: Community at the heart of the Carlton Football Club

Read more about the guest lecture delivered by Adrian Asdagi, Community Engagement Manager at Carlton Football Club.

Students return to Ikon Park

After almost a year of online classes and virtual placements, our students have finally returned to campus to study at Carlton College in 2021.

Meet our Graduates – Ash Naulty

Our 2020 graduate Ash has landed the role of Carlton College of Sport Football Development and Pathways Coordinator.

Meet our Graduates – Chelsea Heagney

Meet another 2020 Carlton College graduate! Chelsea has landed the role of Membership Sales Officer at Carlton.