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Certificate in Sport and Recreation

Level 2

You can get your NCEA Level 2 and study something interesting for FREE! 

Why choose this course

  • You can get your NCEA Level 2: This will open up doors for employment and more study.
  • Learning is adventure-based: Improve your Literacy & Numeracy skills with classes outdoors and get experience working in supporting roles within Sport, Fitness and Recreation.
  • Learn life skills you wish they taught at school: CV building, interview skills, budget management
  • Get 1:1 support from your tutor: We understand that everyone’s different. That’s why take the time to tailor our teaching to suit your learning style.

Course Content

  • Referee a sports game within the community
  • Learn Literacy & Numeracy skills through sport
  • Sports, Recreation, & Exercise development using the latest technology
  • Build your communication skills with people from different cultures within the community
  • Learn how to be a great team member
  • Learn problem-solving techniques
  • Gain life skills through team leadership and outdoor activities

Study & Career Opportunities

This course will give you the confidence to progress on to further study or step into employment with roles such as…

  • School Sports Coordinators
  • School Officiators - Umpires
  • School Gym Instructor
  • Junior Sports Assistant
  • Holiday Programme Coach 

On completion, you meet the criteria to progress to further study at Level 3 

Course Costs

  • Fees Free for those aged 16-19!

You may be eligible for financial support during your studies with Youth Training Funding, this means New Zealand Institute of Sport will cover:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Gymnasium Membership
  • NZIS Certificate in Sport & Recreation Apparel, including training gear, and tracksuit
  • Course related field trips
  • All Course Resources and Facilities
  • Travel Allowance

Speak to us about eligibility for fees free and financial support on enquiry.  


18 weeks (excluding holiday breaks)  

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Qualification Awarded

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

2020 Intakes

3 February 2020
2 March 2020
20 July 2020  


This programme is offered at our Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch campuses. 

Entry Requirements

  • Aged between 16 – 19 years
  • You must be a New Zealand citizen or have New Zealand permanent residency