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STAR, Gateway & School Holiday Programmes

New Zealand Institute of Sport has an impressive and extensive range of Secondary School Programmes, packages and options to help school students get a head start in the exciting industries of sport, recreation and exercise while earning credits alongside their secondary school qualifications.

 
Our STAR / Gateway and School Holiday Programmes are developed exclusively for students attending secondary school and through close relationships with schools nationwide, NZIS can enhance and develop resources and act on feedback received from secondary schools, ensuring our packages match what works best for schools, physical education teachers and secondary schools nationwide.


Enrolments for STAR/Gateway and School Holiday Programmes must be made by the school STAR/Gateway Coordinator.

If you have any enquires please email us. 

Check out our range of School Holiday and Taster Programmes 

NZIS STAR/GATEWAY students on campus

 
School Holiday Programmes  

We offer two different holiday programmes for students wanting to earn NCEA Credits. You can choose between Sport and Exercise or Sports Coaching.

 

Sport and Exercise

Level 2 | 5 Days | 7 credits

An actioned packed week where you will practise how to use gym equipment safely, learn how to explain the basic rules that are applied to sport at a beginner level, demonstrate and instruct safe static stretching techniques while working and communicating in a group environment.

Unit Standards:

21794 | Level 2 | Credits 3
Demonstrate, instruct, and monitor static stretching

9677 | Level 2 | Credits 2
Communicate in a team or group which has an objective

22769 | Level 2 | Credits 2
Demonstrate knowledge of basic skills and rules at a beginner level for a sport

$250 pp plus GST

  

Sports Coaching

Level 3 | 5 days | 8 Credits 

An exciting 5-day course about all areas of coaching! Learn how to create coaching sessions to meet the needs of your customer, while making ethical decisions and developing and applying strategies for coach and athlete protection. You will also learn how to demonstrate and apply knowledge of rules and regulations as a coach in a selected sport.

Unit Standards:

22771 | Level 3 | Credits 6
Plan beginner-level coaching sessions for sport participants

25825 | Level 3 | Credits 2
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of rules and regulations as a coach in a selected sport

$250 pp plus GST

  

NZIS School Holiday Programme students on campus

 

STAR Taster Programmes

If you are passionate about health and fitness. personal or interested in sport coaching, our Star Taster courses a great way to get an introduction into the different career paths in the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industries.

 

Personal Training

1 Day Taster

Love to keep fit and healthy?

Warming up and stretching are key to exercise and athlete performance. This 1 day taster teaches your the fundamentals of safe and correct static stretching.

$60 pp plus GST

2 Day Course

On this two-day course you will learn how to ensure stretches can be demonstrated safely; demonstrate and instruct safe static stretching techniques using ACC SportSmart stretch posters; and monitor and improve the performance of static stretching by exercise participants

Unit 21794 | Level 2 | Credits 3
$120 pp plus GST

3 Day Course

Combining the 1 and 2 day taster courses, over 3 days you will learn the fundamentals of safe and correct static stretching, essentials to exercise and athlete performance.

$180 pp plus GST

Sports Coaching

1 Day Taster

The best coaches employ a set of skills that get the best from their teams. This course introduces you to high performance coaching practices.

$60 pp plus GST

3 Day Course

On this three day taster course you will learn how to demonstrate knowledge of individual and group characteristics and needs for coaching participants in sport.

Unit 25805 | Level 3 | Credits 3
$180 pp plus GST

4 Day Course

Combining the 1 and 3 day taster courses, enjoy an action packed 4 days learning about sports coaching performance and practices

$220 pp plus GST


  

Police and Defence Force

1 day Taster

Join us for an action-packed day where you will have the opportunity to gain an insight about careers in the Police, Defence Force or Security. Learn about the fitness tests that are required for these industries and have the opportunity to hear from an industry speaker.

$60 pp plus GST

4 Day Sport Combo

Get a kick start into a Sporting Career and join us for 4 amazing action -packed days filled with exciting activities where we will introduce you to 3 areas of sport:

• Exercise for Fitness: Personal fitness is the key to a healthy mind and body. This course introduces you to fitness principles allowing you to get the most out of your exercise session.

Personal Training: Love Exercise? Learn the ins and outs of this exciting career choice plus can work out on all our equipment.

Coaching: The best coaches employ a set of skills that get the best from their teams. This course introduces you to high performance coaching practices.

Plus a Day out in Industry: You will have the opportunity to meet some key players in the sport, exercise and recreation industries and hear about the skill sets you will need to be a champion on their teams plus have a fun workout.

$220 pp plus GST

Got any questions? Email us.