The Sport and Nutrition stream is ideal for students wishing to work as an allied health professional in physiotherapy or chiropractic clinics, health clubs, fitness centres or work with athletes.
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
You will develop the knowledge and skills required to use drills, exercises and activities to instruct strength and conditioning techniques to individual athletes or groups of athletes according to their sport-specific needs, or those undertaking fitness programs to achieve personal fitness goals.
HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
You will learn the skills and knowledge required to determine the remedial massage needs of athletes and to adjust assessment and treatment to develop preventative and injury related treatment strategies for athletes and other sport active people.
SISSSPT307A Conduct advanced taping
You will learn the skills and knowledge to apply taping and bracing techniques including knee joints, Achilles, shoulders and elbows to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support
HLTHPS010 Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet
You will learn the skills and knowledge required to interpret and use basic information about nutritional principles and healthy diet. It does not include the provision of therapeutic nutritional or dietary advice to individual clients or the recommendation of ‘practitioner only’ nutritional products.
Upcoming start dates
Completion of Year 12
Alternatively, candidates who have not completed Year 12, MUST complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test.
Full-time study load
2 days a week for 12 months
At least 16 hours per week of home study
Students will have to complete 200 hours in the student clinic performing treatments and other clinic duties. These hours will be in addition to the 2 days on-campus for theoretical and practical study.