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The Fitness Fiend
Your passion for health and fitness, combined with your energetic nature and your ability to get along with all kinds of people means you’ll thrive in a sports and fitness career.
Careers in sports and fitness aren’t just about physical performance, though becoming a professional sportsperson is one option. You may find yourself working in sports medicine, coaching or umpiring, sports business, sports journalism, managing a fitness or sports centre. If you love the outdoors, you might want to become an outdoor adventure guide. There are a wide variety of pathways on offer in this thriving field, and what you choose will depend on where your interests and talents lie.
A career in sports and fitness means you’ll be constantly engaged in a quest for improvement, and kept on your feet in an active, dynamic and ever-changing field.
The role of a fitness instructor is to guide people towards better physical health through fitness activities, whether in a group or individual setting. You’ll work closely with a wide range of people from different backgrounds, and with that comes the opportunity to help them make positive life changes. This role requires a Certificate III or IV in fitness.
As a sports coach, you’ll oversee training, coaching and teaching players. This is a rewarding role in which you care for your team and guide them to success. You will either need considerable experience in the sport itself, or a relevant qualification.
As a sportsperson, you will play in professional sporting events such as AFL, soccer, rugby, golf, or swimming – just to name a few. Aside from competing in sports events, you’ll be involved in promotional activities like television appearances. This role doesn’t require formal qualifications, but you’ll need to be extremely skilled in the sport.
Outdoor Adventure Guide
As an outdoor adventure guide, you’ll guide people through activities in the wilderness. This might take the form of bungy jumping, fishing or hunting, trekking, whitewater rafting, or mountaineering. You are responsible for the safety of your group, as well as giving them an enjoyable experiences.
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The fitness industry is booming in Australia and only looks set to grow stronger in the future, with plenty of new job opportunities opening up and high employment rate. Our fitness courses cover health science, gym instruction, personal training and dance, from Cert III to Bachelor.
Our sports courses range from sports coaching, management and business through to sports psychology, nutrition, and physiology. Whether you’re more interested in the business, events and management side of sports or you want to delve deep into the scientific side, there’s a course to take you there.