It’s not too late to make your dream of working in sport a reality! There is still time to apply to study a diploma at the Carlton College of Sport in 2022.

Study a higher education diploma at Carlton College to complete your first year of tertiary education while completing 100 hours of placement in the sport industry.

How can you apply? Find out below!


Year 12 Students


Students who completed Year 12 in 2021 can still apply for a Carlton College of Sport diploma through VTAC. Simply add your chosen diploma to your VTAC preference list during the change of preference period (14 January – 20 January).

You can choose to preference the Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development (Course code: 2101112052) or the Diploma of Elite Sport Business (Course code: 2101112042).

Please note: if you have not yet created an account and applied for any courses through VTAC, you must apply by Tuesday 18 January to receive an offer to study in Semester 1.


Non-School Leavers


If you completed Year 12 in 2020 or earlier, you can apply for your chosen diploma directly through La Trobe University. Submit your application here.

Need help submitting your application? Find a step-by-step guide on how to apply here.


Football Development Program


It’s your last chance to submit your application for the 2022 Football Development Program!

If you’re a footballer who is keen to develop your football skills at the Carlton Football Club while completing your first year of university study, the Football Development Program is for you.

To apply, submit a personal statement that addresses your football history and your objectives for completing the program. This statement will be used to assess your suitability for the program. Apply for the Football Development Program here.

Please note: students wishing to be selected for the Football Development Program must also apply to study either the Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development or the Diploma of Elite Sport Business.

Questions? Register your interest in the Carlton College of Sport here.