Certificate in Sport and Recreation

Grab your opportunity to gain skills and knowledge for further study or your future career in sport and recreation, or health sciences with this one-semester certificate.

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 or prepare themselves for further study in a health sciences degree.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Completion of Year 13

Selection criteria

  • Interview may be required
  • Two references
  • Statement letter of intent and addendum required

Other entry requirements

  • Must be capable of meeting the Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) requirements, including police clearance

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent

This certificate can prepare you for further study in:

  • Sport and recreation (offered at the North or South Campus)
  • Health sciences (only offered at the South Campus)

Sport and recreation papers

You build your academic writing, communication, computer literacy and time management skills, and develop an understanding of coaching, goal setting and teamwork. You can study the sport and recreation papers at the North or South Campus, starting in February or July.

Complete four papers

SPOR406 Health and Wellbeing
SPOR407 The Business of Sport and Recreation
SPOR408 Realising Potential
SPOR516 Survive and Succeed in Sport and Recreation

Health sciences papers

Our new health foundation certificate will help you learn the essentials to start your study towards a career in health. You learn about basic human development and focus on your own professional development.

Taught at AUT South Campus, this foundation certificate offers an exciting introduction to the start of your future in health sciences. It runs from 14 May to 22 June 2018.

Complete four papers

HEAL402 Introduction to Human Structure and Function
HEAL403 Society and Health
HEAL404 Introduction to Human Development
HEAL405 Introduction to Professional Development

This programme can prepare you for further studies in:

If you successfully complete the certificate and aren't quite ready to enrol in the three-year Bachelor of Sport and Recreation you may be offered a place in the one-year Diploma in Sport and Recreation

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
North Campus / South Campus

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

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