Cert II Sport & Recreation

What is VET Sport and Recreation all about?

VET Sport and Recreation is for students interested in the sport or community recreation industry.  This course will show you in a practical way the enjoyment and flexibility within this industry area. If you are a people person, enjoy sport or any form of physical activity and want to learn more about the sport and recreation industry this certificate is for you.

Who should select this Certificate?

  • Any student interested in sport, community recreation and physical activity.
  • A student who has tried or wants experience in the sport and recreation industry.

Certificate Progression

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students could progress to the following certificates:

  • Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
  • Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
  • Certificate III in Fitness (not suitable for leavers under the age of 18)
  • Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
  • Certificate III in Sport Coaching

Career Pathways

You could work in locations such as sport and recreation centres or facilities, and leisure and aquatic centres assisting with the conduct of recreation activities, and facility maintenance and operations.


Possible job titles include:

  • community activities assistant
  • customer service assistant
  • sports trainer
  • recreation assistant/coordinator
  • retail assistant
  • grounds assistant
  • facility assistant.