Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (SIS30115)

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Course Description

A Certificate III in Sport and Recreation gives students the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport, recreation or fitness environment. Roles might include maintaining grounds and playing surfaces, providing customer service, housekeeping or administrative assistance. This course is perfect for students seeking careers at fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.


The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (SIS30115) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

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On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Education and Training

You have a passion for teaching and education.

Gross Body Coordination

Move your arms, legs, and body together.


Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.


48.8% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Swimming Instructor$960 weekly pay
Recreation Development Officer$1,050 weekly pay
Pool Lifeguard$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Sport and Recreation Coordinator$1,250 weekly pay
Club Manager$1,150 weekly pay
Aquatic Education and Programs Coordinator$1,250 weekly pay
Facility Manager$1,250 weekly pay


Government Funding

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