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Foundation Programmes

Foundation programmes offer the best introduction for students who love sport, but aren’t sure where to start. Welcoming campus environments, practical programme tips, and support from tutors who really care about what they do, makes all the difference.

At NZIS, we offer specially designed youth guarantee courses in our Foundation Programmes to help students from Auckland, New Zealand aged 16 to 19 discover their passion for sport and fitness.

The Auckland NZIS Foundation Programme is an excellent pathway for New Zealand youth to develop essential skills and knowledge of the sport, fitness and recreation industry with courses run by highly experienced, relatable and hands-on educators to help graduates find a dynamic career in a workforce they guarantee they’ll love.

For students who love sport, but find traditional teaching environments challenging, the youth Foundation Programme, one of the NZIS courses run in Auckland, New Zealand, could be the perfect pathway into their dream career.

The Foundation Programme forms part of our ‘Youth Guarantee’ bridging courses, preparing you for further practical study and learning in our tertiary program.

Take charge of your education and discover the variety of specialised youth courses tailored to sport, fitness and recreation studies.

Secure your spot at New Zealand’s leading Sport & Fitness Institute!

NZIS offers Foundation Learning Programmes – a Certificate in Sport & Recreation - Level 2 (our SportsZone programme) and the NZIS Certificate in Sport Studies - Level 3.

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The Certificate in Sport & Recreation is a SportsZone youth training programme, which is a one year course with a strong emphasis on the practical nature of learning for younger students who love sport but find themselves less-suited to traditional classroom learning.

The NZIS Certificate in Sport Studies is an open entry programme for students looking for an exciting learning experience but who do not meet the academic requirements for our tertiary programmes.

The NZIS Certificate in Personal Training will allow candidates to become fully qualified personal trainers for a wide range of clients. As part of the course, candidates also complete 40 hours of work experience.