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Sport, Fitness and Recreation SIS

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications cover career oriented participation, coaching, officials and development, community recreation, fitness , outdoor recreation and sport and recreation areas of work.

‘Community Services’ and ‘Health’ are associated industries.

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the (release 2.1) and SIS10 (release 3.1) Training Packages which run concurrently.

The Sport, Fitness and Recreation Package (release 2.1) and SIS10 (release 3.1) include 23 qualifications and 94 skill sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathway Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

Suitiable training for individuals to develop basic functional knowledge and skills for work in customer contact positions in the sport or community recreation industry. 

SIS20213 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

Suitable for those assisting with the conduct of a range of outdoor activities. Work would be undertaken in field locations such as camps or in indoor recreation centres or facilities, in differing environments such as water-based, dry land and mountainous terrains, using a diverse range of equipment.

SIS20313 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

This is a generalist qualification covering functions including providing support in sport and recreation programs, grounds and facilities maintenance, routine housekeeping, retail and customer service assistance, administrative assistance and café service in locations such as fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes or aquatic centres. All job roles are performed under supervision.

SIS20412 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation

This qualification is appropriate for those who wish to pursue a career as an athlete at a regional, state or territory level. Note that those undertaking this qualification should hold a scholarship with an Institute of Sport, be a member of a state, territory or national team, squad or development program, a state, territory or national talent development program or a member of a second tier national competition.

SIS20513 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching

This qualification covers the delivery of basic instruction session for a sport as part of a team and would be performed under supervision or independently in a structured environment such as a sporting club or school. Note Individuals should be current or past participants in the respective sport specialisation chosen as part of this qualification.

SIS30115 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

This qualification reflects the multi-skilled role of individuals in operational and customer support positions in the sport or community recreation industry. They may work at fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres.

SIS30213 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs

This qualification covers a range of specialisations including conducting both general and specific community based recreation programs such as recreational dance, self defence and programs for children and clients with a disability.

SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness

This qualification reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialisation chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.

SIS30413 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

This qualification covers guiding outdoor recreation activities in a controlled environment. Work would be undertaken in field locations with clearly defined site specific situations such as camps, recreation centres or facilities or fields on various public lands. Work may be undertaken in differing environments such as water-based, dry land and mountainous terrains, using a diverse range of equipment

SIS30613 - Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation

Suitable training for those wishing to undertake a career as an athlete at a regional, state or territory level which may enable match-payments, prize money, grants or endorsements to form the primary source of their income. Note - Those undertaking this qualification should hold a scholarship with an Institute of Sport, be a member of a state, territory or national team, squad or development program; a state, territory or national talent development program or a member of a second tier national competition. Likely activities include training for events, assessing competitors and conditions at venues, consulting with coaches to determine appropriate strategies, competing and undertaking promotional duties.

SIS30713 - Certificate III in Sport Coaching

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to undertake a role as a coach. Likely functions include observing the performance of sports participants to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team based training programs. Those with this qualification would also supervise practice sessions and provide in competition assistance to participants

SIS30813 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer

Activities covered by this training include observing the performance of sports participants to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team based training programs. They would also supervise practice sessions and provide in competition assistance to participants.

SIS30913 - Certificate III in Sport Officiating

Suitable training for those who work as a member of an official’s squad or development program, or officiate at a regional to international level. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include training for competition officiating duties, coaching lower level officials and officiating sport competitions.

SIS31015 - Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation

This qualification is suitable for those working in aquatic facilities or environments, and recreation facilities. It provides a pathway to work as a swimming teacher, pool lifeguard, or recreation leader.

SIS40115 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation

This training is for individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in an administrative or organisational capacity. These individuals are able to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others, deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff.

SIS40215 - Certificate IV in Fitness

Appropriate training for personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children.

SIS40313 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation

Depending on the specialisations chosen, this qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in guiding outdoor recreation activities in an uncontrolled environment or instructing outdoor recreation skills

SIS40412 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation

This qualification is suitable for those who work in an administrative or organisational capacity in locations such as fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes, aquatic centres or sporting organisations and associations. They would support the management of ancillary functions required to ensure the effective provisions of specific services and programs.

SIS40512 - Certificate IV in Sport Coaching

Likely functions include observing the performance of athletes to determine the required level of instruction, and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team training programs. They would supervise training and provide in competition assistance to athletes including supporting their psychological preparation and conducting post competition analysis of both performance and strategy.

SIS40612 - Certificate IV in Sport Development

Occupational outcomes for this qualification are varied and may include liaising with a number of stakeholder groups to increase the profile of sport, implementing and administering junior sports programs or clinics within clubs and schools in specific sports, training coaches and teachers, recruiting young people, parents and volunteers to sport, and fixturing and scheduling competitions.

SIS50115 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management

Appropriate for those who work in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organisational capacity. These individuals have a high degree of autonomy and manage the effective provision of services or programs. 

SIS50215 - Diploma of Fitness

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. These individuals have substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate advanced exercise programs using principles of program design, and progressed anatomy and physiology knowledge to support delivery of functional, effective and safe exercise programs.

SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in planning, implementing and evaluating outdoor recreation programs and activities across a range of activity areas which include complex and non-routine situations. Work would be undertaken autonomously with responsibility for management, leadership of others and maintenance of resources.

SIS50512 - Diploma of Sport Coaching

This qualification covers observing elite athletes to determine the level of instruction required, and planning, conducting and evaluating high performance individualised and team training programs.  It also includes supervising practice sessions and providing in competition assistance to athletes including supporting their psychological preparation and conducting post competition analysis of both performance and strategy.

SIS50612 - Diploma of Sport Development

Occupational outcomes for this qualification can vary from managing competitions, sports venues and facilities and identifying and developing athletes.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Annual Commencements 30 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
SIS20213 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
Annual Commencements 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SIS20313 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Annual Commencements 15 0 10 20 0 0 0 5
SIS20412 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Annual Commencements 20 20 15 5 5 0 0 0
SIS30115 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
Annual Commencements 15 5 10 5 5 15 0 0
SIS30213 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs
Annual Commencements 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness
Annual Commencements 25 50 35 0 0 0 0 0
SIS30413 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
Annual Commencements 15 25 10 0 0 0 0 0
SIS30613 - Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Annual Commencements 10 90 20 15 5 0 0 0
SIS30713 - Certificate III in Sport Coaching
Annual Commencements 5 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
SIS31015 - Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
Annual Commencements 5 85 0 0 0 0 0 0
SIS40215 - Certificate IV in Fitness
Annual Commencements 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
SIS40313 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
Annual Commencements 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
SIS40412 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
Annual Commencements 0 0 5 10 0 0 0 0
SIS40612 - Certificate IV in Sport Development
Annual Commencements 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS20213 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS20313 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
SIS20412 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS20513 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
SIS30115 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS30213 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 12 mths 18 mths 24 mths 12 mths 18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS30413 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS30613 - Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 24 mths 12 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS30713 - Certificate III in Sport Coaching
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 12 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
SIS30913 - Certificate III in Sport Officiating
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
SIS31015 - Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 18 mths 18 mths 24 mths 12 mths 18 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS40115 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS40215 - Certificate IV in Fitness
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 18 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
SIS40313 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T T
SIS40412 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
SIS40512 - Certificate IV in Sport Coaching
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 18 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
SIS40612 - Certificate IV in Sport Development
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 18 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
SIS50115 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
SIS50215 - Diploma of Fitness
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
SIS50512 - Diploma of Sport Coaching
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths 24 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
SIS50612 - Diploma of Sport Development
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Availability
SIS20213 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
Availability
SIS20313 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
Availability
SIS20412 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Availability
SIS20513 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching
Availability
SIS30115 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
Availability
SIS30213 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs
Availability
SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness
Availability
SIS30413 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
Availability
SIS30613 - Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation
Availability
SIS30713 - Certificate III in Sport Coaching
Availability
SIS30813 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer
Availability
SIS30913 - Certificate III in Sport Officiating
Availability
SIS31015 - Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
Availability
SIS40115 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
Availability
SIS40215 - Certificate IV in Fitness
Availability
SIS40313 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
Availability
SIS40412 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
Availability
SIS40512 - Certificate IV in Sport Coaching
Availability
SIS40612 - Certificate IV in Sport Development
Availability
SIS50115 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management
Availability
SIS50215 - Diploma of Fitness
Availability
SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
Availability
SIS50512 - Diploma of Sport Coaching
Availability
SIS50612 - Diploma of Sport Development
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).

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