Diploma in Applied Sport and Recreation (Level 5)

Manukau Institute of Technology
1 hour
Diploma / certificate
On campus
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About this program

Programme highlights

Get real insight into the sport and recreation industry with real-world experience.

Learn to deliver sport, fitness and recreation programmes to school, community and outdoor groups. Practical workplace experience gives you the opportunity to teach, coach or facilitate in a range of sport, recreation and fitness environments.

Develop an understanding of sport management, and sport as a science, as a social experience, and as a business.

Career opportunities

School sports coordinator, recreation programmer, sport specific coach, coaching coordinator, sport administrator, event manager, aquatic centre employee, outdoor recreation facilitator and supervisor, personal trainer or small business entrepreneur.

Programme structure

Students complete the following courses:

Generic Courses

  • Applied Sport Science
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Sport as a Business
  • Introduction to Sport Management
  • Sport Sociology
  • Workplace Practicum.

Students choose at least one of the following:

Elective Courses

  • Exercise Prescription for Personal Trainers
  • Outdoor Leader
  • Sport Pedagogy 2.

Further study

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Contact info

Manukau Institute of Technology

Corner of East Tamaki Road and Newbury Street
2023 Auckland
New Zeeland


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