Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected May 2023
Southern Institute of Technology
Are you looking to get involved with one of your local sports clubs? Are you looking to help coach one of your whanau? Have you always been an active sport participant, and are looking to gain a deeper insight into sports psychology and coaching? The New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching may be the programme you are looking for.
This qualification has been developed for people wanting to pursue further development in sports coaching. Content includes:
This qualification can lead to employment (paid or volunteer) as an entry level coach, primary or secondary school sports coach, or in a commercial park environment as a club coach or assistant coach. Graduates may also progress to higher level study.
To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching (Level 3) (sports training and development) programme of study leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching (Level 3), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:
SIT offers a wide range of Sport and Exercise programmes at our Invercargill and Christchurch campuses, at certificate, diploma, bachelor (degree) and graduate diploma levels.
Graduates of this Level 3 Certificate may wish to continue into further study at Level 3, 4 or 5, such as:
Applicants should demonstrate a likelihood of success in the New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching (Level 3) (sports training and development) programme of study. Likelihood of success may be demonstrated through a variety of means, including: relevant work experience (e.g. CV), letter of intent, achievement of Level 2 NCEA standards in human biology, or an interview.
Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age, and have attained NCEA Level 2.
Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme.
English Language Requirements