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Sport & Recreation

Get paid to do what you love with a career in Sport & Recreation. Inspire others to live active lifestyles, in the gym, at school, or in nature.

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Help your community become more active

Take your passion to the next level with one of our recognised qualifications. You’ll learn specialised skills in outdoor recreation, fitness and physiology, athletics, or aquatics, alongside essential skills in first aid, communication, and instruction techniques.

Courses

Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation (SIS31015)

The Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation prepares you to work in an aquatic or recreation facility.

Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)

Kickstart your career in the Fitness industry with the Certificate III in Fitness course from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation (SIS30413)

Work as an Activity Guide and get paid to do the outdoor activities you love with the Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation course from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (SIS30115)

The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation is the recognised qualification to work within the aquatic and recreation industry.

Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)

Become a qualified Personal Trainer with the Certificate IV in Fitness from GOTAFE, and inspire and motivate your clients to live healthier lifestyles.

Diploma of Fitness (SIS50215)

Take your fitness career to the next level with a Diploma of Fitness from GOTAFE, and master the skills needed to run your own fitness business.

Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612)

Make a career out of doing what you love with the Diploma of Sport Development from GOTAFE.

Why study with GOTAFE?

A world of opportunities

Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll benefit from practical placements at athlete training camps, excursions, and our on-site gym. You'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

The fitness industry is growing fast, as Australians become more health-conscious and interested in their personal fitness. Over 8.4 million adults and 3 million children in Australia participate in sports every year—meaning there's no shortage of areas where you can make an impact as a fitness professional.


Training that sets you up for success

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in sport and recreation and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace.

Study with us, and start your career off on the right foot.

See what our students have to say

Find out what it’s like to study Sport & Recreation with GOTAFE. Get a feel for our campuses and see what our students have to say.