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Overview

Course code:

SIS30115

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: 24 months

Campus:

Glen Waverley, Moorabbin

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.


Course structure

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.

ASSESSMENT

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.

SUBJECTS

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

SISXCAI006

Facilitate groups

SISXRES002

Educate user groups

Code Name
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
ICTWEB201Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
SISXCAI003Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions
SISXCCS001Provide quality service
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations
BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
SISSSOF101Develop and update officiating knowledge
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
BSBWHS303Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
SISXCAI004Plan and conduct programs
SISSSCO101Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices
SISSSPT303AConduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs
SISXCAI006Facilitate groups
SISXRES002Educate user groups

Entry requirements

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.


Outcomes

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.

PATHWAYS

Graduates from the SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport & Recreation may continue study in the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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

E: vetis@holmesglen.edu.au


Fees

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Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation that discusses the sport industry, an overview of our courses (Sport Development, Sports Media and Sports Business) and pathway study options. This presentation will be followed by a tour of the facilities and the chance to chat one-on-one with teachers about entry requirements, course structure, career outcomes and your specific needs - we'll even help you apply on the night! *Please note, Sport development courses, including VETiS, are run at the Waverley campus and Sports Media and Sports Business courses at the Chadstone campus.

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Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation that discusses the sport industry, an overview of our courses (Sport Development, Sports Media and Sports Business) and pathway study options. This presentation will be followed by a tour of the facilities and the chance to chat one-on-one with teachers about entry requirements, course structure, career outcomes and your specific needs - we'll even help you apply on the night! *Please note, Sport development courses, including VETiS, are run at the Waverley campus and Sports Media and Sports Business courses at the Chadstone campus.

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