Sport and Recreation – Certificate II

This course is for people who want to work in the sport and recreation industry specialising in general administration, hospitality or retail operations. You will develop core skills, including how to work effectively, communicate in the workplace and deal with client feedback. You will develop skills orientated towards maintaining sport and recreation facilities, creating promotional material and selling products and services.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
4 No

Trainees in sport and recreation develop skills in the provision of S & R programs, grounds and facilities maintenance, operation of sporting centres & grounds and the operation of community recreation centres enabling you to work in the sport or community recreation industry in customer contact positions, and to be competent in a range of administrative activities and functions within a team and under supervision; undertaking mainly routine and repetitive tasks using practical skills and basic sport and recreation industry knowledge.

Employment as an assistant in community activities, customer service, leisure, recreation, retail, and grounds facility is a possible outcome in sport and recreation centres/facilities, leisure/aquatic centres.

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Certificate II in Sport & Recreation SIS20115 in SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

  • A career path into the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industry.

  • Articulation into various Certificate III and Certificate IV Traineeships in Sport, Fitness and Recreation.

Course delivery

  • Both on the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.

  • The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.

  • Undertake Certificate II in Sport & Recreation as part of your HSC.

  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.

Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Sport & Recreation


4 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course



This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.

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