Certificate in Sport and Recreation
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The Certificate in Sport and Recreation is your opportunity to gain skills and knowledge for further study towards your future career. The certificate is a direct entry for Year 13 students who didn't get UE at school and want to staircase into the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Build up skills of academic writing, computer literacy and time management, while developing coaching, goal setting, teamwork and communication skills.
Programme Code: AK3761
Duration: ½ year full-time / 1 year part-time
Venues: North Campus in Semester 1 and 2 / South Campus* in Semester 1
Starting date: 29 February and 18 July 2016
AUT encourages early application. This qualification will remain open until all places have been filled.
*New to the AUT South Campus for Semester 1, 29 February 2016
- Completion of Year 13
- Interview may be required
- Two references
- Statement letter of intent
- Addendum (This is usually in the form of a written commentary which may list reasons for choosing the course of study, related experience and/or understanding of the career choice)
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 coversThere are four papers that make up this certificate:
- 515105 Communication and Group Instruction - consists of lectures and workshop sessions that cover how to communicate professionally within the sport and recreation industry. The lectures and workshops focus on principles of communication, particularly within group instruction.
- 514008 Exercise Foundations - involves the study of basic human anatomy and physiology and the principles of training and nutrition within the context of exercise.
- 514009 Sport, Health and Lifestyle - examines the relationship between sport, physical activity, health and lifestyle and introduces you to concepts of wellness.
- 514002 Introduction to Managing and Quality Service - will equip you with the skills required to assist with the management and supervision of quality recreation and sporting activities.
This programme can prepare you for:
- Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
- Diploma in Sport and Recreation
- Diploma in Outdoor Recreation Leadership
Last updated: 25-Nov-2015 10.03am
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.