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Introduction to Sport, Fitness & Recreation (Short Course - Sport & Fitness)


2 (or more) terms format


$75 p/p


2 (or more) terms format


$75 p/p


How it works

Designed for delivery to Year 10 or Senior (Year 11-12) classes e.g. HPE, Sport Academy, Recreation.

Delivered across 2 (or more) terms.

Includes both:

  • The nationally recognised CPR competency (HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation), plus
  • 3 practical-based, foundational Sport & Fitness competencies.

Topics include:

  • Community Fitness Programs
  • Coaching and Instruction
  • Introduction to Anatomy
  • Introduction to Healthy Eating
  • Provide CPR Certificate

Binnacle’s ‘Introduction to Sport, Fitness & Recreation’ is the perfect fit for schools:

  • Looking for a Year 10 option in their HPE or Sports Academy Programs prior to commencing the Binnacle Certificate III in Year 11.
  • Looking for a semester of work (or spread across multiple semesters) to bolster an existing subject offering.
  • Who may not be able to offer a full Certificate III program (e.g. Sport and Recreation or Fitness).

Binnacle provides

Professional Development & Training
  • Vocational Competence Update (VCU Sport) for Teachers
  • Annual resource induction for all participating teachers, inclusive of industry-specific and VET professional development
  • Ongoing PD and in-servicing
  • ALL program materials are developed for you – including unit plans, assessment tasks, and marking guides.  We save you time!
  • Binnacle Lounge (learning management system) – the centrepiece for all program resources, learning, assessment and up to the minute student progress reporting. View a demo 
  • Fast turnaround of certificates – 5 day (maximum) processing period.

School requirements

HPE Teacher (Program Deliverer)
  • Health & First Aid trained
  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 
  • Sports First Aid experience
  • Community Sport & Fitness Coach experience
  • Completion of Binnacle’s free, online, non-accredited Vocational Competence Update (VCU)
Sport Programs
  • Access to programs or classes where students will participate as Junior Sport & Fitness Activity Assistants.

What Students Achieve

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment – 4 competencies towards SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness
  • Maximum 2 QCE Credits (QLD Schools)

Please note that students that have completed the Introduction to Sport, Fitness & Recreation (Short Course – Sport & Fitness) and go onto the Certificate III in Sport & Recreation or the Certificate III in Fitness (or our Dual Course offerings) will gain a maximum of an 8 QCE outcome.

“…nothing is too much for you guys. By far the best RTO I have ever seen in action in a school.

Toby Poole, Sarina State High School 

Additional Information

Download the Course Schedule