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Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (SIS20115)

Course summary

This qualification allows individuals to develop basic functional knowledge and skills for work in customer contact positions in the sport or community recreation industry. These individuals are competent in a range of administrative activities and functions within a team and under supervision. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks using practical skills and basic sport and recreation industry knowledge.

They work in locations such as sport and recreation centres or facilities, and leisure and aquatic centres assisting with the conduct of recreation activities, and facility maintenance and operations.  

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Health
Skill Area
  • - Fitness Sport and Recreation
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job titles include community activities assistant, customer service assistant, leisure assistant, recreation assistant, retail assistant, grounds assistant, facility assistant, coaching assistant.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Core Units
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SISXCAI002 Assist with activity sessions
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations
SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
SISXIND002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge
Elective Units
BSBSUS201 Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
SISXCAI001 Provide equipment for activities
SISXCAI006 Facilitate groups
SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
Study Sequence

Enrol into each unit as per the following order:

  1. SISXIND001
  2. SISXIND002
  3. SISXCAI001 
  4. SISXFAC001
  5. SISXFAC002 
  6. SISXCAI002 
  7. BSBWOR202 
  8. HLTWHS001 
  9. SISXEMR001 
  10. SISXCAI006 
  11. SISXCCS001 
  12. BSBSUS201 
  13. HLTAID003 

Course Availabilities

Distance Education

Timing
Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates
12 months.

Load
13 Units must be successfully completed - Eight (8) Core units and five (5) elective units.

Notes

Distance students require strong self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is self paced so students must have sound literacy and numeracy skills. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet. Students are allocated 13 weeks from enrolment to complete each unit.

Students undertaking this course must complete a Practical Placement. See More Details tab for further information.

Distance Education - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Timing
Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates
18 months.

Load
13 Units must be successfully completed - Eight (8) Core units and five (5) elective units.

Notes

Students undertaking this course as part of the VET in Schools (VETiS) program, will complete their course as part of the Physical Education (PE) program within their school environment. 

Course guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to apply for a place in the course. VETiS Course Guide available here.

Related Courses

No related course found.

Academic Pathway Information

The Certificate II in Sport and Recreation provides a sound knowledge and skill base to progress in the Sport and Recreation industry. Six (6) units from this course can be credited to the Certificate III in Fitness. 

Exit pathways from the Certificate III in Fitness can then extend on to completing the Certificate IV in Fitness and then to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences. 

Practical Placement Information

Students undertaking this course as part of the VET in Schools (VETiS) program, will complete practical placement elements of this course through the Physical Education (PE) program within their school environment.

Any student outside of the VETiS program who are completing this course must complete a Practical Placement in an environment within the Sport and Recreation industry. Places may include coaching junior sports or activities with a local PCYC or Scout group etc.