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Sport & Recreation

Jump into your career as a coach or fitness instructor within your favourite area of sport by enrolling in Certificate III in Sport and Recreation. Train, coach and instruct others in a variety of sports and develop your own fitness as you participate in a range of sports as you are trained by fellow students.

Students develop their leadership skills and knowledge to safely and effectively plan, conduct, officiate, coach and participate in a range of sport and recreation sessions. These may include volleyball, Australian Rules football, soccer, indoor hockey, indoor cricket, netball, basketball, fitness circuits etc. Learn about current First Aid and OHS practices so you are ready to enter the industry as soon as you are done.

Sport & Recreation enables you to:

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Assist in preparing and conducting sport and recreation sessions.

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Undertake additional training and experience to pursue a range of career opportunities such as fitness instructor, sports masseuse and leisure/recreation officer.

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Apply first aid.

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Instruct and monitor fitness programs.

The Sport Leadership program is suited to students who enjoy an applied learning context. Students in this program will participate in active, hands-on sports education, wholly focussed around Sport. Within the program students cover all of their numeracy skills and literacy skills by reading, writing and speaking to sport related themes.

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Course Structure

This course is for year 10-12 students aspiring to study and work in the sport and recreation industry. Students develop the leadership skills and knowledge to safely and effectively plan, conduct, officiate, coach and participate in a range of sport and recreation sessions. These may include: volleyball, Australian Rules football, soccer, indoor hockey, indoor cricket, netball, basketball, fitness circuits etc.

Activities & Tasks

Planning, coaching and officiating a range of sport and recreation sessions. Instructing a group fitness workout to improve individuals' fitness levels. Plan and conduct educational programs. Participating in strength and conditioning programs for specific sports and general fitness. First aid certificate.

Assessment

The assessment involves a variety of methods including practical observations of work performance and evidencing written questions. The assessment of overall competence will be undertaken by a qualified assessor and students’ competence judged using all of the qualification’s criteria.

Students will be given a fair and adequate assessment process that includes multiple opportunities to demonstrate competency.

This certificate offers a study score in Year 12 through scored assessment. The score can contribute directly to the ATAR as one of a student's primary four scaled studies or as the fifth or sixth study.

Eligibility & Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.