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Sport and Recreation Trainee Courses

A Sport and Recreation Trainee assists with the organisation of community activities. You might work for a government department, for a private company or for an organisation that works with a particular group such as young people or people with a disability. Sport and Recreation Trainees plan programs targeting a particular need and coordinate activities on the day of the event. You might set up and pack away equipment or work with participants during the event.

Sport and Recreation Trainees should enjoy physical activity and have strong interpersonal skills. It’s important that you can communicate well and follow instructions. Sport and Recreation Trainees should be organised and able to manage their time well. You should be able to work as part of a team and provide strong customer service.

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Popular Sport and Recreation Trainee Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become a Sport and Recreation Trainee.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Sport and Recreation Trainee earn?

In Australia, Sport and Recreation Trainees may not receive a full wage during their traineeship. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary and will be paid accordingly once your traineeship is complete. This may vary among employers and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for a Sport and Recreation Trainee?

The number of people working in this industry has remained stable over the last five years. There are currently 1,800 people employed in sport and recreation and a small number of them are completing a traineeship. Sport and Recreation Trainees may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Sport and Recreation Trainee?

If you’re interested in becoming a Sport and Recreation Trainee, consider enrolling in a Certificate I in Sport and Recreation. You’ll learn to assist with a range of activities such as bushwalking, fishing and kayaking. This course addresses a range of topics including guest safety, equipment set up, communication and customer service.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within community recreation. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.