If you are enthusiastic about physical fitness and sport, the Certificate III in Sport and Recreation may be for you, with its emphasis on sporting skills and sports industry knowledge.
By studying this course, you will build a solid background in the industry, ideal if you are considering a career such as a sports and recreation officer, fitness instructor, recreation officer or sporting coach.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
Timetable: Wednesday 1.30pm - 4.30pm
In the first year, you will complete an exciting range of sporting-related units and develop a basic level of skills for instructing and officiating in a variety of games and sports.
You will also develop knowledge of the sporting industry and relevant workplace skills. You will learn about the preparation and equipment required for sporting and recreation sessions, how to conduct these sessions, first aid and how to deal with clients.
There will be a wide variety of sports covered that will be tailored to your interests.
The second year of the course has a focus on fitness training and instruction. You will also develop a knowledge of sport and recreation markets and participation patterns, and go on to develop public education courses in a related area.
There will be a large emphasis on the scored assessment simulation as required within the VCAA guidelines.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Organise personal work priorities and development
Participate in workplace health and safety
Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions
Respond to emergency situations
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
Develop and update officiating knowledge
Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Plan and conduct programs
Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs
| Code || Name |
|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|
|SISXCCS001||Provide quality service|
|SISXEMR001||Respond to emergency situations|
|BSBCRT301||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills|
|SISSSOF101||Develop and update officiating knowledge|
|SISXFAC002||Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities|
|BSBWHS303||Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control|
|SISXCAI004||Plan and conduct programs|
|SISSSCO101||Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices|
|SISSSPT303A||Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs|
|SISXRES002||Educate user groups|
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student at a Victorian secondary school.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and is part of your VCE or VCAL program. Students who complete this program satisfactorily will receive the SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport & Recreation.
Learners who complete the SIS30515 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation will be eligible for up to three units of credit towards their VCE at Units 1 and 2 level and up to three units of credit towards their VCE at Units 3 and 4 level, including a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the Units 3 and 4 sequence must undertake scored assessment for the purposes of achieving a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student's best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.
A student who opts out of scored assessment in the VCE VET Sport and Recreation course will not be eligible for a contribution towards their ATAR.
Students wishing to receive a study score for VCE VET Sport and Recreation must undertake scored assessment. This consists of three coursework tasks, worth 66 per cent of the overall study score and an end-of-year examination worth 34 per cent of the overall study score.
Graduates from the SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport & Recreation may continue study in the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
Learners who complete the SIS30515 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation will be able to progress into the following careers:
- Sports recreation officer
- Fitness instructing
- Sports development
- Sports coaching
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.