About the course

About the course

This course is designed as an introduction to the general areas of sport, recreation and fitness.

You will learn how to plan and conduct sport and recreation sessions, conduct basic warm up and cool down programs, maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities, and provide customer service.

Course Details


Qualification Issued on Completion

SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Course Length and Classes

Part time: 2 years

VETDSS courses follow the same term structure as Secondary Schools

Wednesday 1:30pm to 5:00pm

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Entry Requirements & Applications

This course can only be completed as part of your secondary school studies in years 11 and 12.


After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into a range of course options in areas such as sport, recreation and fitness.

At Box Hill Institute, you can apply for further study in the:

  • Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)
  • Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (SIS50115)
  • Diploma of Sport (Coaching and Development (SIS50319)
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Career Outcomes

In most cases students will require further study to achieve a career outcome. Employment opportunities will depend upon the specific area of study but opportunities are available in the areas of sport, recreation, fitness, allied health, wellness and education.

Contribution to VCE, VCAL & ATAR

On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for:

  • recognition of up to three units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
  • Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the Units 3 and 4 sequence must undertake scored assessment for the purposes of achieving a study score. 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.
  • Further information can be found on the VTAC website
  • Scored Assessment is available for the Units 3 and 4 sequence of SIS30115 – Certificate III in Sport and Recreation.

Structured Workplace Learning

The VCAA strongly recommends 80 hours of structured workplace learning (SWL) placement over the duration of the program.


Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program

Uniform Requirements

There is no specific uniform requirement. It is expected you wear comfortable and suitable clothing for classes.

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