NZ Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) [Level 3]

Study Options



17 weeks


Level 3


If you want to hit the ground running for a future in sport, recreation and exercise this entry-level qualification is the business! You’ll
graduate with a solid foundation in these exciting fields to kick-start your career or staircase on to more study.


The NZ Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise is a practically-based, 17 week programme which can provide the opportunity to gain employment in the sport and exercise industry, or serve as a staircase into further study in sport and exercise.

The Certificate provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in supporting roles within and/or across the sport, recreation and exercise industries, in relation to individuals, groups and community needs.

Subject areas you’ll study:

  • What is sport, recreation and exercise and their benefits?
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Health and safety and ethical practice
  • Working effectively with groups and group management
  • Working alongside individuals, groups and communities to assist with a sport, recreation or exercise activity or event
  • Health and wellness framework

Please feel free to contact us by phone, email or private message us on Facebook for a chat about your study options. You can also visit our Taradale campus at any time to view EIT’s facilities.


Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Graduates of the NZ Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) [Level 3] will be able to work under supervision, assisting in the delivery of a range of sport, recreation and exercise activities, programmes and/or events to meet the needs of individuals, groups and/or communities.

The programme will also equip you with the essentials and the confidence to carry on to higher-level study with the NZ Certificate in Exercise [Level 4] to further develop your skills and employment options.


This programme starts:

  • February


Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairāwhiti Campus