Please note, this is a STAR course, which is only available to NZ Secondary Schools via application by the school's nominated STAR / Gateway Co-ordinator

Fitness, Recreation and Sport - SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Qualification: STAR
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Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

These units will help you gain some of the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the sport, exercise and coaching sector. The units have a strong focus on sport psychology, nutrition, exercise prescription and finding out how the body becomes fitter, stronger and faster when stressed by exercise. The selected units aim to introduce individuals into the fitness industry.

US18763 Describe the process of community development as a participant
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 3
Version: 3
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US20673 Demonstrate knowledge of injury prevention and risk and injury management in sport or recreation
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 4
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 50

US20811 Train to develop conditioning for a selected sport at a basic level
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 5
Version: 2
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US21646 Apply basic principles of biomechanics to a selected sport
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 2
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US21648 Apply basic psychological skills to sports performance
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 2
Target Hours: 0
Learning Hours: 40

US22265 Demonstrate knowledge of exercise prescription
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 7
Version: 1
Target Hours: 42
Learning Hours: 70

US22266 Demonstrate knowledge of exercise physiology and human anatomy
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 10
Version: 1
Target Hours: 60
Learning Hours: 100

US22768 Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 6
Version: 2
Target Hours: 0
Learning Hours: 60

US22770 Demonstrate knowledge of sports coaching, the coaching environment, and sport participants' needs
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 4
Version: 2
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US25805 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of individual and group characteristics and needs for coaching activities in recreation
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 3
Target Hours: 0
Learning Hours: 40

US25818 Select and use information and technology for development as a sport coach
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 2
Version: 2
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 20

US27299 Describe benefits of participation in recreation in the local community
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 2
Version: 1
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US27302 Demonstrate professional behaviour in a recreation workplace
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 1
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US5366 Apply the basic principles of applied sport psychology
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 6
Version: 5
Target Hours: 36
Learning Hours: 60

US6571 Demonstrate knowledge of micro and macro nutrients and nutritional imbalances
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 6
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US6572 Apply the principles of nutrition to people involved in physical activity *(Recommend Unit 6571 first)
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 4
Version: 6
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US6896 Demonstrate knowledge of recreation
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 5
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US7016 Monitor and promote client security, comfort, enjoyment, and learning in recreation
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 5
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US7038 Explain the purpose and structure of a fitness enterprise
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 3
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

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