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Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

​Qualifications offered by an external Provider: Binnacle
Establish yourself in fitness before you graduate from high school with this entry-level dual qualification. You'll be equipped with a broad range of knowledge needed to work as a fitness or exercise instructor.
The sport and recreation industry is forecast to continue its already impressive growth with more than 50,000 jobs set to become available over the next five years. Our teaching team have many years of industry experience and knowledge that will help you achieve your goals within the fitness industry. You'll have access to professional operating gyms with up-to-date equipment that will give you the edge and experience that employers want.
You will learn the basic knowledge needed to succeed in areas like fitness program instruction, provision of healthy eating information, and introduction of exercise for older clients. You may also have a chance to specialise in areas like aqua or group exercise instruction.
Successful completion of this dual qualification will count toward your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). It will also allow you to seek employment as a qualified exercise instructor, or in outdoor recreation centres.
Completion of this course will give a job ready qualification with the possibility of employment when completed the courses. These could include jobs as an Aqua Exercise Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor, Gymnasium Instructor, Customer Service Assistant (Sport and Recreation), Community Activities Assistant. Alternatively this course may be used to gain entry into further courses.
For more information, please see the 2019 Curriculum Handbook.