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SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

National ID: SIS30115 State ID: AYW6
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Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

Are you ready for a career where you can help others keep and active and healthy lifestyle? 

The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation offer the multi-skills for you to provide operational and customer support in fitness centres, sporting grounds or aquatic centres, as well as how best to provide support for sport and recreational programs. In this course you will learn a range of skills from planning and conducting schedules and programs, customer service, first aid and emergency response, and learning digital tools for promotion and engagement. 

  • WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control 
  • Organising personal work priorities and development 
  • Providing first aid 
  • Using social media tools for collaboration and engagement 
  • Conducting non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions 
  • Planning and conducting programs 
  • Providing quality service 
  • Have a passion for sport or fitness and healthy living 
  • Enjoy working with people and in a team environment 
  • Have had previous experience within the sport, fitness and recreation either working or participating
  • Are seeking progressing within your career 


There are not entry requirements for this qualification.

For all learners the program will incorporate a work placement of a minimum of 150 hours.

This will strengthen your experience and provide an opportunity to learn and apply skills and knowledge across a range of programs and services. Training and assessment will occur in the workplace, a workplace logbook is provided to you and your supervisor which identifies the training, monitoring and assessment roles and responsibilities of both parties. 

You are required to undertake an individual pre-enrolment interview to ensure that the program is likely to meet your needs. The pre-enrolment meeting is also designed to:   

  • ascertain your existing knowledge, skills and level of experience applicable to this qualification  
  • determine the amount of training, including additional training support you will require 
  • ascertain any other support services that will be required. 
  • Information from this pre-enrolment interview will be recorded on the pre-enrolment interview form. 

You will also have an individual student study plan to schedule training and assessments and ensure you have your choice in elective units. 

  • activity operation officer
  • sport and recreation attendant
  • community activities officer
  • leisure services officer.

Upon completion of this qualification, you can progress to SIS40115 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation to upskill in areas such as

  • Conducting sport, fitness and recreation events, 
  • Develop and review budgets for activities and projects
  • Recruit, select and induct new staff
  • Analyse participation patterns

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 1 Year
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Still in school
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,947.12 $64.75 $2,011.87
Concession $586.53 $64.75 $651.28

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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