Certificate in Sport and Recreation

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Grab your opportunity to gain skills and knowledge for further study and your future career with this qualification. The Certificate in Sport and Recreation is for Year 13 students who didn't get UE at school and want to staircase into the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. You build your academic writing, communication, computer literacy and time management skills, and develop an understanding of coaching, goal setting and teamwork. 

Quick facts

Programme Code: AK3761
Level: 4
Points: 60
Duration: ½ year full-time / 1 year part-time
Venues: Semester 2, AUT South Campus ONLY
Fees: General Course fees and Additional fees
Starting date: 26 Feb and 16 July 2018

AUT encourages early application. This qualification will remain open until all places have been filled.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of Year 13

Note: Additional selection criteria may apply. Please refer to the AUT Academic Calendar for further details.

English language requirements
Students for whom English or Māori is not their first language are required to provide evidence of an IELTS score of 5.5 overall (academic module) with all bands 5.0 or higher (or equivalent) before they can enrol into the Certificate in Sport and Recreation.

For students who do not have the required level of English language skills, the School of Sport and Recreation and AUT International House have joined in partnership to provide the Certificate in English for Academic Study

What this qualification covers

You need to complete four papers:

SPOR402 Introduction to Coaching Practice
SPEX401 Exercise Foundations
SPOR401 Introduction to Managing and Quality Services
SPOR403 Sport, Health and Lifestyle

Offered via lectures and workshops, these four papers cover topics like human anatomy and physiology, training, nutrition, wellness, communication and management.

Further study

This programme can prepare you for further studies in:

Last updated: 12-Dec-2017 11.20am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.