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SIS20122 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

The Certificate II in Sport and Recreation will set you up to make a difference in your community. With this nationally recognised qualification, you can start working as a community coach or recreation assistant. You’ll also be able to assist at community recreation centres, outdoor sporting grounds and aquatic centres.
The course includes general coaching units and fundamental motor coaching skills, so you can confidently start your sport coaching career. Our experienced instructors will teach you how to apply the right skills and knowledge to a basic sport and recreation session.
With hands-on experience, you will be able to assist with activity sessions, and provide first aid. Our Certificate II in Sport and Recreation is also a solid foundation from which you can progress into further study as your career expands. Graduates will have a great understanding of the industry, and a platform to launch an exciting career in sport and recreation.
This comprehensive course combines a strong theoretical framework with hands-on practical experience across a range of areas from health screening, to nutrition, motivation and design of exercise programs. Once you graduate, you will be ready to start working as a fully qualified fitness instructor, both here and overseas.
If you have a passion for health and fitness, and a desire to really make a difference in people’s lives, then this course is for you. This course is perfect for anyone looking to launch a new career in the growing fitness industry, and those seeking to learn about the latest techniques for helping others to reach their fitness goals.

Course Modules Breakdown:

• SISXCCS004  – Provide quality service
• SISXIND011 – Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge
• SIRXPDK001 – Advise on products and services

• SISOFLD001 – Assist in conducting recreation sessions
• BSBPEF301  - Organise personal work priorities

• HLTWHS001  – Participate in workplace health and safety
• SISXEMR003  – Respond to emergency situations
• SISXFAC007  – Maintain clean facilities
• SISXFAC006  – Maintain activity equipment

• HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

Note: Course fees do not include the cost of the HLTAID003 First Aid and CPR course component which is a requirement to complete the qualification.

Entry Requirements:

You don’t need a specific fitness level or prior fitness knowledge to start the Certificate II in Sport & Recreation. You just need to meet our basic LLN requirements so we can be sure that you will be successful in the course.

Course Duration:

6 - 12 months (may be completed earlier depending on previous skills and knowledge or if packaged with relevant Diploma qualification)

Course Fees:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.
This course is also available for domestic high school based student delivery – enquire for more information on exclusive school prices to [email protected]

Start Dates:

Intakes commence the second Monday of each month.

Possible Career Outcomes:

Community Coach

Recreation Assistant

Community Activities Assistant

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, Fit Education (RTO provider code 32155, CRICOS Code 03804F), under a third-party arrangement. Fit Education will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

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