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  • SIS30115

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Recreation Officer
  • Activity Operations Officer
  • Sport and Recreation Attendant
  • Community Activities Officer
  • Leisure Services Officer
COURSE OUTCOME

SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start an active career in the sports and recreation industry with this entry-level course for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. This course is perfect for people who enjoy playing sports, staying fit, and participating in recreational activities. Gain the foundation skills you need to work with others and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle.

There are over 65,000 people employed in the sport, fitness and recreation industry according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This industry plays a crucial role in the health and well being of Australians. As obesity rates in Australia continue to grow so does the need for qualified fitness professionals.

This course is very hands-on with a variety of outdoor activities. Gain valuable workplace skills including how to plan and conduct non-instructional sport, fitness, and recreation sessions. You'll also learn basic entry-level skills including first aid, using social media tools, and facilitating groups.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an activities or recreation officer in sports complexes and centres.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS303
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
ICTWEB201
Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
SISXCAI003
Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions
SISXCAI004
Plan and conduct programs
SISXCCS001
Provide quality service
SISXEMR001
Respond to emergency situations

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT301
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
SISFFIT003
Instruct fitness programs
SISXCAI006
Facilitate groups
SISXFAC001
Maintain equipment for activities
SISXFAC002
Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
SISXIND006
Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Applicants must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as this training product has been developed specifically for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in support of equity policy for post compulsory education.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland