Study Sports & Recreation

Potential Career Outcomes

Some potential occupations include:

Course overview

Due to the increase awareness of the health benefits of physical activities, there has been a strong growth in this industry. It is projected that the fitness industry will continue to flourish over the next 5 years.

In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Work Health and Safety
  • First Aid
  • Risk Management Processes
  • Managing team
  • Youth Programs
  • Leisure and Health Programming
  • Community Projects
Graduate Outcomes
  • The number of people working in the industry is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • Most graduates work in these industries: Education and Training, Arts and Recreation and Public Administration and Safety.
  • Many opportunities to work part-time.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall for Vocational courses, or 6.5 for University courses)
Related Courses

Some related courses include:

  • Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
    Duration: 47 – 52 weeks
    Intake: Monthly
    Cost: $10,300 – $37,170
    Locations: VIC, NSW, QLD
  • Certificate IV in Sport Recreation

Duration: 47 – 52 weeks
Intake: Monthly
Cost: From $3,200
Locations: VIC, NSW, QLD

  • Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

Duration: 52 – 72 weeks
Intake: Monthly
Cost: From $8,600
Locations: VIC, NSW, QLD

  • Bachelor of Sport Management

Duration: 156 weeks

Intake: twice a per year (February, July)

Cost: From $32,000 per year

Location: most major cities throughout Australia

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