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Study sport and fitness

Gain the skills you need to work with others and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle. Our sports and fitness courses are perfect for people who enjoy playing sports, staying fit, and participating in recreational activities. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there are more than 65,000 people employed in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. The industry plays a crucial role in the health and wellbeing of Australians, with demand for skilled fitness practitioners continuing to grow.

As a sport and fitness student at TAFE Queensland you'll put theory into practice in our industry-standard, professional operating gyms. You'll study in real-world learning environments with access to up-to-date equipment. Graduate with confidence knowing you have all the skills you need for a smooth transition into the workforce.

TAFE Queensland offers a range of sport and fitness courses from entry-level certificate II courses through to high-level diploma qualifications. Career opportunities include fitness instructor, personal trainer, sports coach, outdoor recreation guide, or sports development, recreation, or leisure services officer. Our higher-level courses will also qualify you for coordinator or management roles in the fitness industry such as competition, facility, or program manager.

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Career outcomes
  • Exercise instructor
  • Leisure services officer
  • Outdoor recreation activity guide
  • Personal trainer
  • Recreation officer
  • Sports coach
  • Sport development manager
 
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Areas of study

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