Ensure industry readiness by learning about the inner workings of the body, latest scientific research, leadership and management skills, and wellness solutions.
Why choose this course:
- Develop Health & Wellness Solutions: Design health & exercise intervention programmes from start to finish and make a successful impact to others.
- Build your network with interpersonal skills: Enhance communication and relationship building skills needed to build networks within the industry.
- Plan sustainable and innovative programmes: Keep up to date with scientific research in the industry using the latest technology.
- Practical Opportunities: Learn in a real-work environment with our industry partners such as; working as liaison officers for visiting international sporting teams or assisting with the development of large corporate sports events.
- Workshop: Develop your skills with fitness workshops from; Group Fitness, Sport Massage, Sport Strapping, Rock Climbing, Golf, Swiss Ball Training, Sport Officiating, Event and Results Management.
What you will learn:
You will learn through a combination of online learning, practical experience and face to face teaching on campus.
- Exercise Prescription practice at a professional level
- Relevant industry practice in Sport, Recreation and Exercise
- How to analyse performance data using health and fitness devices
- Kinesiology - functional anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics
- How to integrate exercise science into sports performance and recreation activity
- Facility and event management skills including planning community events
- Valuable Information Technology skills
- Advanced coaching and exercise programme development
- Business management and industry practices of sport, recreation and exercise
- Research and strategy development in the community
Study and career opportunities:
You’ll be prepared for entry level positions within gyms, schools, and sports organisations such as:
- Event Supervisor
- Hauora or Health Educator
- Recreation Supervisor
- Community Health Manager