New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Programme Management) (Level 5)

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Who is this qualification for?  

This qualification is for people who plan, deliver and manage sport and recreation programmes and events.

People in this role are passionate about bringing people together through community events and activities. They are organised, creative and have strong interpersonal skills.

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

Graduates of this qualification will be armed with the skills and knowledge needed to develop, monitor and evaluate sport and recreation programmes and events in a range of settings.

What's involved?

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This 60-credit qualification covers:

Engaging with a range of stakeholders to identify community sport and recreation needs and opportunities

Planning and developing sport and recreation programmes or events

Monitoring and evaluating sport and recreation programmes or events.

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

Programme structure

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The programme is made up of the following unit standards:

Unit standard 31835 Engage with diverse participants during a sport or recreation programme or event L4 5 credits
Unit standard 32044 Engage communities and stakeholders to identify community sport and recreation opportunities L5 10 credits
Unit standard 32045 Scope and design a sport or recreation programme or event to meet identified objectives and outcomes L5 20 credits
Unit standard 32046 Plan, monitor and evaluate a sport or recreation programme or event L5 25 credits

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.   

Check out our fees list and financial help options.

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 become qualified in programme management? 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 are interested in this qualification, 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.

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