New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Community Development) (Level 5)

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Community Development L5

Who is this qualification for?  

This qualification is for people in community development roles in the sport and recreation industry.

People in this role are passionate about bringing people together through community events and activities. Their organisational skills and enthusiastic attitude allows them to excel in their role.

This qualification will be delivered and assessed on-the-job in a sport or recreation workplace.

Coming out of this qualification, graduates will have the skills and confidence to assist with the development of communities through sport and recreation initiatives, using a range of support, advisory and facilitation skills.

What's involved?

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This 60-credit qualification covers:

Applying knowledge of community development to integrate a range of sport and recreation initiatives for the wellbeing of the community

Engaging with a range of people to meet community sport and recreation objectives

Facilitating and supporting sport and recreation initiatives to enable community development.

This qualification is designed to be completed in 8-12 months.

What are the costs?

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On-job training costs workplaces both time and resources. It can mean covering registration fees, learning and assessment resources, allocating time for training, and having an appropriate assessment pathway available.  

Total costs for trainees will vary depending on how the qualification is delivered, how it is assessed and how much support the workplace can provide.   

To check out our fees list, click here. 

For more detailed information about the cost of doing an on-job qualification, get in touch.

Where to from here?

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So, you want to make a real difference in your community? Think this might be the right qualification for your staff? 

To find out more, contact your regional Skills Active learning support advisor.   

Remember, to do this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the community recreation industry.  

If you want to become qualified in community development, but you're not currently employed in the industry, contact your local recreation facility, or a Skills Active learning support advisor to talk about how you can get involved.

Want to see where this qualification can take you next?

Check out our range of other community recreation qualifications

Discover your own career path on Tōu Aratika  - our careers website. 

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