Certificate III in Sport, Aquatics & Recreation

Course code: SIS30122

Registered Training Organisation: iVET Institute

RTO code:40548

Delivered by Horsham College

Course Summary

This VET course provides students with the opportunity to acquire and develop skills, knowledge and confidence to work in the areas of community, sport and outdoor recreation.  Leadership, organisational and specialist activity skills are developed through the units of competency in the selected program with a fitness focus stream throughout the two years.


Contribution towards VCE: VM 

It is mandated that students studying VCE: VM complete 180 hours of a VET course in a Certificate II or above.  This will contribute 2 VET credits towards a student’s program.

Contribution towards VPC

Students studying VPC may choose to include a VET program, however it is not mandated.

Contribution towards  VCE

Students will be eligible for two or more units at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3
and 4 sequence.

ATAR Contribution

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution must undertake scored assessment. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student’s best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.

Scored Assessment Available


National Accreditation

Program Delivery

Program structure

Delivered over two years


Wimmera Trade Training Centre,

Horsham College

Contact Days/Hours

Wednesdays 9.10 am to 3.15 pm

School to Work

40 hours of work placement per year is recommended

Employment and Study Pathways

Possible study pathways

  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Bachelor of Health and Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Sports Management

Potential career paths

  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Administrator
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Sports Development Manager
  • Sports Scientist
  • Sports Marketing Manager

Fees and Equipment


Clothing and footwear suitable for physical activities.

No singlets

Materials Fee

Select fees to be paid by the DE for students attending public schools.  Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.

Study Units

Units may include:

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge SISXIND001
Participate in conditioning for sport SISSPAR009
Continually improve officiating skills and knowledge SISSSOF002
Plan and conduct programs SISXCAI004
Conduct sport coaching sessions with foundation level participants SISSSCO001
Facilitate groups SISXCAI006
Provide first aid HLTAID011
Respond to emergency situations SISXEMR003
Provide quality service SISXCCS004
Provide hire equipment for activities SISXPLD001
Participate in workplace health and safety HLTWHS001
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Maintain activity equipment SISXFAC006
Perform water rescues SISCAQU020

Note: Program commencement subject to enrolment numbers. Units of Competency are subject to change. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals. All details are accurate at the time of publication.


RTO Contact

Lyndon Kuhne
(03) 5381 7712

Contact VET Cluster Coordinator via the contact page

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