Sports Courses and Sports Qualifications | eta College
An eta College sports course or qualification provides a scientific balance between learning theory and learning through practical experience. We offer full time courses in fitness, coaching and sport management, as well as part time sports courses at all campuses.
The diploma is a 3-year, 360 credit programme which gives a wider base of theory in year one, building towards a deeper level of knowledge, applied theory and skills by years two and three. Throughout the 3-years of study, students develop confidence in their recreation studies and management theories and competence in their management skills. This ensures they are ready to access a management pathway in the sport and recreation sector.
Our current CHE accredited programme is:
An eta higher certificate is a 1-year CHE accredited, higher education programme. Once qualified, our graduates are equipped with the fundamental theory and applied knowledge to enter the job market. There are a range of programmes on offer, these are:
- Higher Certificate in Coaching Science
- Higher Certificate in Fitness
- Higher Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Fitness Management
An eta Advanced Certificate is a 1-year CHE accredited, higher education programme. Students can enter if they have passed a Higher Certificate in the same field. Building on the knowledge and skills of the higher certificate, the advanced certificate lifts the bar on theory and practice to ensure that graduates are able to demonstrate a higher level of specialised knowledge and skills; enhancing graduate employability.
The following programmes are accredited by the CHE:
- Advanced Certificate Fitness: Sport Conditioning
- Advanced Certificate Fitness: Special Populations
- Advanced Certificate Coaching Science
- Advanced Certificate Sport, Recreation and Fitness Management