Foundation Skills in Sport, Recreation and Coaching
Level 2

Foundation Skills in Sport, Recreation and Coaching (Level 2)

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    20 February 2023
    24 April 2023
    17 July 2023
    9 October 2023
  • Length

    20 weeks full-time: 19 teaching weeks plus 1 holiday week

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    Zero fees

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Free programme. New programme.

If you have an interest in sport and exercise and want to learn some new skills, this is the course for you.

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This programme is eligible for fees-free funding through either the Youth Guarantee, First Year Fees Free, or an internal NMIT scholarship. Our staff will automatically review each application to ensure the appropriate fees-free funding is applied, student levy will be included.

Love sport and want to see where it can take you? With a desire to learn and a positive attitude, you can learn the basic skills involved in the sports, health and wellbeing industries.

What will you learn?

  • First aid
  • Gain an understanding of good nutrition
  • Basic anatomy 
  • Design basic coaching plans
  • Carry out basic coaching duties
  • Learn basic life skills

What will you do?

  • Spend three times a week undertaking a range of physical exercises and activities at the gym
  • Get into the outdoors and go whitewater rafting and kayaking
  • Coach Level 1-6 year students at Blenheim School

What Qualifications Will you Gain?

  • NCEA Level 1 & 2
  • NZ Certificate in Sport Foundations
  • First Aid Certificate

 Go on to study the New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Level 5(external link) or Adventure Tourism and Guiding (Level 4).(external link)








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