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SIS30115

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Embark upon an active career in the sports and recreation industry with this entry-level course. Gain the foundation skills you need to work with others and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Cairns Start date: 23 Jan 2023 Duration: 6 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$555
Subsidised
$555
Full Fee
$3,540
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Course overview

Combine your passion for sport with a formal qualification. The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation is designed to provide a full picture of the sport and recreation industry. From the athlete-coach on the field to the office as a sports administrator this allows you to experience it all. 

Subjects include developing coaching drills, conditioning for sport, advanced first aid as well as customer service, managing schedules and events.  The delivery is centred on applying your skills in the sporting industry with plenty of hands on opportunities to master your trade. 

What can I do?

  • Leisure Services Officer
  • Community Activities Officer
  • Sport and Recreation Attendant
  • Activity Operations Officer
  • Recreation Officer

Course outcome:

SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS303
    Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS303
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain a healthy and safe workplace through participation in the process of identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling WHS risks, and the promotion and support of worker consultation.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWOR301
    Organise personal work priorities and development
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWOR301
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise personal work priorities and development

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS001
    Participate in workplace health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in workplace health and safety

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTWEB201
    Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTWEB201
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish a social networking presence, using social media tools and applications. It includes the requirement to review, compare, and use different types of social networking tools and applications.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

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  • SISXCAI003
    Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions
    UNIT CODE :
    SISXCAI003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions. It requires the ability to develop session plans, resource sessions, ensure the welfare and satisfaction of participants, and develop and maintain group cooperation and interaction.
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  • Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISXCAI004
    Plan and conduct programs
    UNIT CODE :
    SISXCAI004
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct a range of non-instructional programs in a variety of contexts for diverse needs and situations.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan and conduct programs

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  • SISXCCS001
    Provide quality service
    UNIT CODE :
    SISXCCS001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to address needs and expectations of clients and colleagues, promote programs, services and facilities, and respond to conflict and client complaints.
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  • Provide quality service

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISXEMR001
    Respond to emergency situations
    UNIT CODE :
    SISXEMR001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond appropriately in emergency situations, such as those caused by fire, accident or weather. It requires the ability to maintain participant welfare when responding to emergency situations.
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  • Respond to emergency situations

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Concession: $555
  • Subsidised: $555
  • Full fee: $3,540
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
24 Jan 2023
6 months
Full time
Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Concession: $555
  • Subsidised: $555
  • Full fee: $3,540

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Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (SIS30115)

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Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

COURSE CODE: SIS30115
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Completion of Year 12 in High School is strongly desirable due to language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

Students currently working in the ‘Sport, Recreation and Fitness’ sector are preferred candidates.

Resources required


You are also required to bring your own sports clothing and sports shoes, a gym towel, hat and water bottle.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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