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Students may choose to continue to focus on the development of their healthy, active lifestyle in Senior School.  There are VET/TAFE and University pathway options for students through Physical Education Studies, Certificate II in Sport and Recreation and Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation. (Please click start on the presentation below and arrow through the slide information).

VET/TAFE Pathway

Physical Education Studies General

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. The Physical Education Studies General course provides students with opportunities to understand and improve performance through the integration of theoretical concepts and practical activities. Through engagement as performers, leaders, coaches, analysts and planners of physical activity, students may develop skills that can be utilised in leisure, recreation, education, sport development, youth work, health and medical fields.

Outdoor Education General

Through interaction with the natural world, Certificate II in Outdoor Education aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves. The Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation course focuses on outdoor activities in a range of environments, including bushwalking, sailing, climbing and orienteering. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, and an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature.

Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in the sport and recreation industry in a generalist capacity. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include providing support in the provision of sport and recreation programs, grounds and facilities maintenance, routine housekeeping, retail and customer service assistance, administrative assistance and café service in locations such as fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes or aquatic centres. All job roles are performed under supervision.

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

Through interaction with the natural world, Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves. The Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation course focuses on outdoor activities in a range of environments, including bushwalking, sailing, climbing and orienteering. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, and an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature.

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University Pathway

Physical Education Studies ATAR

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. In the Physical Education Studies ATAR course students learn about physiological, psychological and biomechanical principles, and apply these to analyse and improve personal and group performances in physical activities. Throughout the course, students learn through integrated written, oral and active learning experiences. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue personal interests and potential in physical activity as athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and/or volunteers.