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New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

10/2/2020 - 6/11/2020

Duration:

One year full-time or two years part-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

Subject to accreditation and approval processes.


Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Promote the benefits of sport, recreation and exercise activities, programmes and/or events to individuals, groups and/or communities using industry knowledge, concepts and trends
  • Plan, monitor and role model safe, ethical and professional practices and procedures for self and others while operating within sport, recreation and/or exercise environments
  • Perform tasks and activities within own scope of practice to achieve sport, recreation and exercise outcomes for individuals, groups and/or communities
  • Assist in developing a range of sport, recreation and/or exercise activities, programmes and/or events to meet the needs of individuals, groups and/or communities
  • Apply principles of exercise science to deliver health and wellness solutions to meet the needs of individuals, groups and/or communities
  • Deliver a range of sport, recreation and/or exercise activities, programmes and/or events for individuals, groups and/or communities

SE4120 Exercise Science

SE4121 Exercise and Nutrition in Human Performance

SE4122 Strength Conditioning and Group Fitness

SE4123 Professional Development

SE4124 Sports Theory and Practice

SE4125 Industry Placement

SE4126 Physical Activity/Fitness Project

SE4127 Coaching

To be advised

Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the sport, recreation and exercise sector.

Provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in sport, exercise and recreation.

Provide sport, exercise and recreation management training programmes that will enhance the knowledge base, skills and professionalism of those working or intending to work in the sport, exercise and recreation sector.

Produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the sport, exercise and recreation sector. 

School Leavers
A minimum of NCEA Level 2 - 60 credits at Level 2 or above plus 20 credits at any level. NCEA Level 2 also requires that NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy requirements are met.

Mature Students
Demonstration of likelihood of successful completion of the programme. For example, this may include membership of a sporting code and/or up to two years of experience working in the sport and recreation related sector, or successful completion of an NZQA Level 2 or above qualification.  

Additional Criteria
Notwithstanding the stated criteria applicants will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability and likelihood of success in the programme. For example, this may include membership of a sporting code and /or up to two years of experience working in the sport and recreation related sector.

All applicants will be required to undergo police vetting for criminal convictions. This information will be shared as required with any placement agency as the majority of agencies working with children and young persons now require this information to assist them in determining whether to accept students on placement.  It is the agency’s right not to accept students and therefore some criminal convictions may seriously impede the students ability to complete the qualification.

Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English, or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL), or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction, or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction, or

Successful completion of a Bachelors' Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters' Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment:


IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE) 
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14) 
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill. 
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests 
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level, b) Current: a) Level 3 (Academic), b) Level 3 (Applied) 
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36 
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill 
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than pass in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 4), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve: 

A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 4)

The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 4) full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

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