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VET SPORT & RECREATION

Certificate II in Community Recreation

Overview

This is a VCE course that also works toward a VET Certificate. In order to receive the certificate, students must complete all units successfully over the two year course. Successful completion of this certificate provides entry into the sport and recreation industry. This is a highly theoretical course and while students will be participating in some practical activities, the focus of practical sessions will be on planning, conducting and coaching sessions versus participating in them.

Students who undertake VET Sport and Recreation in VCAL must complete two years in order to attain credits towards their VCAL Certificate. This can be done over two years, Year 10 and 11 or Year 11 and 12..

1st Year Sport and Recreation

This course enables students to learn and apply practical skills in terms of coaching, assisting in running events, maintaining equipment, applying first aid and organizing personal work schedules. 

2nd Year Sport and Recreation

This course is focussed on having students run events and learn and practice officiating skills as well as devising and implementing training and fitness programs.

Description of VET Qualification

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in the sport and recreation industry in areas such as:

  • maintaining grounds and playing surfaces
  • providing customer service,
  • housekeeping
  • administrative assistance

This qualification also provides for multi skilled roles which combine a range of activities required to support the operation of facilities such as:

  • fitness centres
  • outdoor sporting grounds or complexes
  • aquatic centres
  • community recreation centres

All job roles are performed under supervision with some degree of autonomy.

All job roles are performed under supervision with some degree of autonomy.

Career Options:

Recreation Assistant, Administration Assistant, Retail Assistant, Fitness Instructor, Sports Development , Sports Coaching

NOTE: This course runs at Dromana College from 11:45am to 3:00pm each Wednesday.