• About factors that influence individual and community participation in sport.
  • The positive benefits of participation and involvement in physical activity.
  • Key elements around maintaining a level of fitness to support an active lifestyle.
  • Relevant rules, regulations and sport safety considerations.
  • Some of the key knowledge and skills used in coaching, officiating and administrative roles.
  • About body systems and how they contribute during sports performance.
  • How sport is valued and contributes to society.
  • Complete class assignments, tests or work on an individual research project.
  • Work in a group on roster management.
  • Participate and evaluate different in-class sports and recreational activities.
  • Lead some small group activities or conduct sport science testing.
  • Visit local facilities.
  • Prepare a slideshow to help explain how tolerance, cooperation and interpersonal skills enable people to work independently, and constructively with others.
  • Wants to develop their understanding of the specialised professional fields and discipline areas related to HPE.
  • Wants to gain insight into the broader application of sport science across all levels of contemporary sport and how science can help an athlete perform at their best.
  • Is interested in how theory is applied to improving performance in sport.
  • May be looking for a general platform that may lead to a range of destinations and possible future study or employment pathways or volunteer roles in sport science related areas.

Course Overview

You have

  • No previous experience.
  • C’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum HPE or an SA in Athlete Development 2 or Physical Recreation 2.

TASC course

Sport Science - Foundation 2

May lead to

  • Sport Science 3.
  • Undertake VET qualifications such as: Certificate II in Community Activities; Certificate II in Aquatics and Community Recreation; and Certificate III in Fitness.
  • A career or further study in the sport industry.