Certificate in Sport Recreation and Exercise Level 3

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Study Sport at NZMA

This course will give you a broad-based knowledge and skills required to enter the sport, recreation and exercise industries. There will be plenty of hands-on opportunities for you to enhance your technical skills and learning outside the classroom.

  • Learn life skills
    Get your Learners Drivers Licence and First Aid Certificate.
  • Event management experience
    Get involved in event planning and support at a regional sporting organisation, or a sporting facility for professional athletes.
  • Learn leadership skills
    Coach a beginner team to learn real leadership and communication skills.

What will I learn?

  • Develop exercise programmes and learn about personal fitness
  • Increase your Literacy & Numeracy skills through real sport and recreation events
  • Personal development – future planning with CV writing and budget workshops
  • Learn the essentials to planning a successful sport and recreation event
  • Learn the basics of exercise prescription and injury management
  • Develop your Microsoft Excel skills, this is really valuable in the workplace
  • Develop your skills in coaching with practical exercises in supporting a community sports team
  • Learn all about Sport Nutrition with the basics in health & wellness for athletes
  • Learn leadership skills with sport umpiring and competition management
  • We make course work fun with adventure-based learning

What qualifications will I come away with?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Recreation, and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 3) 


Course Costs 

You may be eligble for first year fees free study. Speak to our friendly team today about your options.

New Zealand Students:

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria.

Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz.

Entry Requirements

  • Open to student aged 16 years and over
  • A demonstrated commitment to the Sport, Fitness and Recreation area

All our Sport courses

  • Sport and Foundation Skills (Level 2)

  • Certificate in Sport Recreation and Exercise Level 3

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