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Certificate I in Sport and Recreation

SIS10122 Certificate I in Sport and Recreation
Course Duration
6-12 months
Course Delivery
School Partnership
Course Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Course Accreditation
This is a nationally recognised qualification


The Certificate I in Sport and Recreation is tailored for diverse learners, including non-mainstream students, fostering an inclusive environment for all. Designed as a foundational step into the world of sport and recreation, this program offers essential knowledge and skills to prepare students for future opportunities. While the focus is on introductory technical aspects, the emphasis lies on building confidence and readiness for further training and industry pathways.

This program also includes exclusive access to our immersive learning environment – Sports Stars

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Choose how you want to train.
The Delivery Options are:

This program is about stepping out of the classroom and participating in an exhilarating hands-on adventure where immersive activities ignite passion and build foundation work skills in a socially and culturally supportive learning environment both within your school’s dynamic community and in our online immersive learning environment.

Upon completion of the SIS10122 Certificate I in Sport and Recreation course, you will have acquired the following skills:

  • Assist in recreation sessions 
  • Use of business resources efficiently 
  • Process financial transactions
  • Work In a team 
  • Work readiness planning & preparation 
  • Workplace health and safety 
  • Hire out equipment for activities

Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.

  1. Live Class
    i) Group workshop with a trainer to support and guide you through activities. Ask us for scheduled course dates at locations convenient to you.
    ii) We can also come to your workplace and deliver a customised program to meet your workplace needs (Minimum numbers apply. Contact us to discuss your particular needs).
  2. Blended Learning
    This is a flexible and efficient way to complete your qualification. It may include live classes, online study, self-paced activities and webinars.
  3. Online
    The entire course is offered electronically through our Learning Management System.
  4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.

The skills acquired in this qualification support further training that could lead to a variety of entry-level opportunities such as:

  • Fitness centre attendant 
  • Sports event staff 
  • Sports facility receptionist 
  • Volunteer (unpaid)

A command of written English and the ability to allocate appropriate study hours each week.

You have 6-12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification depending on the mode of delivery. 

To complete this qualification you must demonstrate competency in a total of 6 units. 4 of these units are core and there are 2 electives. The table below shows the content of our standard specialisation streams, however other electives are available.

Unit of CompetencyCore/Elective
SISOFLD001Assist in conducting recreation sessionsCore
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
BSBPEF101 Plan and prepare for work readinessCore
BSBOPS101 Use business resources Core
BSBCMM211 Apply communication skillsElective
SISFAM002 Process financial transactionsElective
SISXPK001 Provide hire equipment for activitiesElective

Your learning resources will include:

  • Training Manual
  • Resource Library containing document templates, samples, fact sheets and explainer videos
  • Access to live and recorded webinars and online discussion forums
  • Access to our Learning Management System

You will also be able to access our “Homework Club” tutorials and individual support calls.

During your studies, you will need access to the following:

  • Computer with compatible operating system (Windows 8 or higher, Mac)
  • Printer, scanner and phone
  • Current web browser (Chrome, Safari or Firefox)
  • Email address and stable Internet connection access (with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps)
  • Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adobe reader

Assessment is a combination of:

  • Knowledge questions
  • Case studies and Projects
  • Practical Activities

If you successfully complete this qualification, you could continue your studies in higher level business qualifications within the VET sector such as:

Please see our full Fee Schedule for information about unit costs (where applicable), RPL fees and Refund Policy. Flexible payment options are available.

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