OSTC Sport, Exercise and Health (Level 3)

If you’re at secondary school and want to learn some practical, hands-on skills that will help you on your career pathway, you can learn at our Otago Secondary Tertiary College (OSTC).
Interested in a career in sport, exercise and health? Then this is the perfect taster course so you can figure out which area you'd like to focus on.

  • Learn effective interpersonal communication skills and how to contribute to a team or group objective
  • Gain experience in sport, exercise and health services
  • Understand the purpose and structure of the fitness industry
  • Gain experience in planning and conducting sports coaching sessions

You will develop and implement your own personal exercise programme using our gym facilities, and learn about running a fitness centre.

You will study nutritional imbalances and how they relate to health, with practical cooking sessions. You will also learn how to plan and deliver coaching sessions to local primary school students. 

What could I do next?

You could go on to study towards:

Where could this take me?

  • Sport Performance Analyst
  • Nutritionist
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Advocate
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Activity Advisor
  • Sports Coach
  • Aged-Care Worker
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Health Promoter
  • Sports Coordinator
  • PE teacher
  • Counsellor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Nurse
  • Midwife