Level 3 Sports Leadership

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Ratu

This course follows the NCEA Level 3 guidelines. This course follows on from the learning in Levels 1 and 2. This is not a university-approved subject. This course will prepare students to take further study at MIT, UNITEC or NZIS, in the fields of personal training, coaching or leadership. Careers in the services would also be helped by taking this course.

Specific skills learned  

How to successfully plan a coaching session for beginners, what does a plan need to have?

Get feedback on your performance as a coach from your peers, what do you do well, what do you need to improve?

Compare your performance to national standards in turbo touch

Learn how to prevent injuries, how to recognise injuries and how to treat sport injuries

Select appropriate weight training exercises to improve muscle groups. Demonstrate the correct technique when doing these exercises.

Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits from Sport and Recreation would be beneficial

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 7021 v4 Demonstrate exercise techniques
U.S. 20673 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of injuries, injury prevention and risks and hazards associated with sport or recreation
U.S. 22768 v2 Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session
U.S. 22771 v3 Plan beginner-level coaching sessions for sport participants
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.

Pathway Tags

General Practitioner, Osteopath, Chiropractor, Security Officer, Sports Official, Pool Lifeguard, Ski Field Patroller, Fire-fighter, Fitness Instructor, Outdoor Recreation Instructor, Recreation Co-ordinator, Ski/Snowboard Instructor, Stunt person, Professional Sports Coach Professional Sportsperson, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist, Speech-Language Therapist, Dietician, First Aid Instructor, Social Worker, Teacher, Police Officer, Community Worker, Beautician, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Psychologist, Diver, Sports Coach/Official, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Roading Construction Worker, Roofer, Secondary School Teacher, Television Presenter


Any information, costs or standards may change.