Recreation and Sport

Can you imagine working in a job where you bring people together and inject life into their leisure time? The Recreation and Sport industry makes a difference to the physical, social, and cultural wellbeing of New Zealanders, and is a great industry to work in.


Career opportunities in the Recreation and Sport sector include recreation programme planning,
co-ordination, supervision and instruction, event co-ordination and management, coaching, sports coordination, teaching sport and recreation activity, sport and recreation centre management and recreation and event facility leadership and management.

Recreation and Sport employers include local authorities (city, regional and district councils), community service organisations, schools, regional sports trusts and national and regional sports organisations.

 

Qualifications we offer

The table below shows the qualifications we offer for Recreation and Sport. Please click on the title of the qualification to view more information.

 
Qualification
Level
New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Exercise and Leisure Operations 3

National Certificate in Recreation and Sport

  • Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC)
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Out of School Care (OSCAR)
  • Outdoor Activity Supervisor.
3
National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Coaching and Instruction - Developing Coach) 3
National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Coaching and Instruction - Cycle Skills Instructor) 3
National Certificate in Recreation and Sport - Officiating 3
National Certificate in Parks and Reserves (Park Ranger) 3
National Certificate in Marae Catering 2

National Certificate in Recreation and Sport

  • Programme and Event Management
4


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