Sports and Recreation

If you love sports, have a passion for fitness, have a drive to teach and coach, then Sports recreation courses are designed for you.

Certificate I & II in Sports & Recreation (Duration 16 weeks – 6 months)

Both the Certificate I & Certificate II courses in Sports and recreation are entry level courses that provide you with the fundamental skills you need to get a strong understanding of the industry. You participate in a wide variety of activities that are based around different roles in the sports and recreation sector.


Certificate III In Sports & Recreation (Duration 6 months – 1 year)

This course is aimed at preparing students for a Certificate IV or Diploma course in Sport, Recreation. During this course students are not just learning about the industry, but they are also learning about how to teach and inform others about the industry. For example, students are designing programs, learning teaching or coaching skills, and how to work towards entry into the industry at Instructor or Coach Level in the future. This also provides you with the skills you need to undertake further study in the field.


Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation (Duration 1 year)

You can select from a wide range of electives for your chosen sporting field. From fun tourist-based electives right through to professional sports for you to develop you coaching and communication skills. This course is for people who want to pursue a career with in the sporting sector or gain the skills you need to undertake further study with in this sector.


Diploma of Sports & Recreation Management (Duration 1 year)

The Diploma of Sport & Recreation Management develops graduates to apply the skills and knowledge to work in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organisational capacity. The qualification compliments existing technical qualifications improving on already existing skills to take a management role with an organisation. You could utilise your new qualification in a range of settings, from Professional Sports Teams, Gyms, Community Sports & Fitness Centres and many more.

Diploma of Sport Development (1 year)

This course is aimed at preparing students for a Junior Management level career in Sport, Recreation or Fitness, or for those wishing to enter the industry at a level appropriate to their skills and knowledge. At this level students are learning just about everything they will need to know about a sector of the industry, from diet, coaching, programming, business skills and leadership.

Sports & Recreation Courses allow you to select electives to complement your course with a specialisation in a certain field;

  • Surfing
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Scuba Diving
  • Brazilian Ju Jitsu
  • Nutrition
  • Yoga
  • Capoeira
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Wind surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snorkeling
  • Abseiling


Course Duration

Courses vary in length depending on the level. The majority of courses are between 6 and 12 months.

Intake Dates

Intake dates are ongoing thoughout the year at various locations.


Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Gold Coast.


From $2,000

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

Potential Career Outcomes:

  • Sports Coach
  • Instructor

Higher Education Opportunities: 

  • Bachelor of Sports Management
  • Bachelor of Sports & Recreation Management

Common Course Requirements

  • Australia requires an ILETS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students need to be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Contact Information

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Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

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Sports & Recreation was last modified: September 16th, 2020 by Nick Yock