Kaupapa Toimau Tākaro

Certificate in Sports Leadership (Applied)

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • Fees apply

Programme overview:

Are you serious about sports? Are you an athlete who wants to improve your performance? Want to turn your sporting ability into an employable skill? Launch your career in the sporting industry with this exciting and challenging programme.

Our experienced kaiako will help you refine and improve your sporting ability. Get insight into the performance sports industry and the ability to manage a successful career within it.


Are you eligible for fees-free study?

First time tertiary students studying for fee paying programmes at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will be fees-free from 2018.

We’ve been providing fees-free study for the majority of our programmes for more than 30 years and are committed to tauira success.

To find out whether you are eligible for fees-free study for our fee paying programmes visit the Fees Free Website.


You'll learn about:

  • coaching sessions
  • sports psychology
  • assessing fitness
  • nutrition
  • legal and financial issues relevant to professional sports people
  • handling the media.

You'll know how to:

  • enhance your skills, knowledge and physical ability in sport
  • show an awareness of medical, health and safety concerns in sport
  • plan, track and assess performance enhancement
  • prepare for job applications and interviews
  • coach and lead.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be in a great place to enrol on other level 4 programmes in sports and fitness leadership, waka, tū taua or rongoā Māori.

I want to use my qualification

With skills at this level you could apply for jobs in coaching, personal training or working at a gym.


How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme. You need to be committed to (on average):


That'll be made up of:

  • tutorials
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

In some locations this programme may be provided by way of an approved sub-contract arrangement.

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