Take the first steps towards a career in the fitness industry as a professional fitness coach, instructor, or personal trainer.
Tākaro, Sport and Exercise combines two qualifications into one programme: the Certificate in Exercise and the Certificate in Sport and Recreation.
As well as maintaining your fitness and learning how to assist others with their fitness goals, what makes our programme different is it's taught in a wānanga where you'll learn a range of ngā taonga tākaro - traditional Māori games.
When you graduate, you'll be eligible to register with the New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals.
When you pass this programme, you'll get these qualifications:
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you'll need to attend:
You'll also need to complete additional learning activities for 12-13 hours per week.
Tauira will need to engage in the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa digital platform I-Akoranga throughout the programme. Internet access and a digital device is needed to enhance the tauira learning experience.
To enrol in this programme, you must:
To progress your studies in sports and fitness you might want to consider a Level 5 qualification with another tertiary provider.I want to use my qualification
You could work in roles such as: an exercise consultant, community exercise instructor, team training instructor, or personal trainer. You could also go into paid work or be in a voluntary role in programme delivery and coordination roles in sport and recreation.
The 2021 fees for this programme are:
$864.00 GST Inclusive
Are you eligible for fees-free study?
First-time tertiary students studying fee paying programmes might be able to study fee free. Find out if you're eligible at feesfree.govt.nz.