Available courses

Surfing, Snorkelling, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Fishing, Bushwalking, Abseiling, Tennis...

Have an interest in the Outdoor Recreation, Sport, Fitness or Recreation industries?  Are any of the above activities of interest to you?  Well this is the course for you!  We believe this is the most enjoyable, useful and best value course in Australia!

This course is an entry level course into the Sport, (Outdoor) Recreation and Fitness industries, and is available at the Brisbane, Broadbeach and Coolangatta campuses.  In this course students get to experience the basics of the industries by participating in a great range of activities centred on recreational enjoyment and the analysis of various aspects of the industry through enjoyable participation.

Surfing, Snorkelling, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Fishing, Bushwalking, Abseiling, Tennis...

Have an interest in the Outdoor Recreation, Sport, Fitness or Recreation industries?  Are any of the above activities of interest to you?  Well this is the course for you!  We believe this is the most enjoyable, useful and best value course in Australia!

This course is an entry level course into the Sport, (Outdoor) Recreation and Fitness industries, and is available at the Brisbane, Broadbeach and Coolangatta campuses.  In this course students get to experience the basics of the industries by participating in a great range of activities centred on recreational enjoyment and the analysis of various aspects of the industry through enjoyable participation.

This course is aimed at preparing students for a Certificate IV or Diploma course in Sport, Recreation or Fitness, or for those wishing to enter the industry at a level appropriate to their skills and knowledge.  It is now available at the Brisbane, Broadbeach and Coolangatta campuses.

At this level students are learning not just about the industry, but how to assist others in learning about the Industry.  For example students are designing programs, learning teaching or coaching skills, and how to work towards entry into the industry at Instructor or Coach Level in the future, or entry into a course at that level (Cert IV or Diploma).

This course is aimed at preparing students for a Junior Management level career in Sport, Recreation or Fitness, or for those wishing to enter the industry at a level appropriate to their skills and knowledge.  At this level students are learning just about everything they will need to know about a sector of the industry, from diet, coaching, programming, business skills and leadership.  

Students may choose Surfing as an elective to specialise in, or may prefer to concentrate on the Fitness or other Sports industry, or even the business aspects of any sports industry. Each campus has different electives available not shown on this sheet. Please contact the Campus that you wish to enrol at if you would like more information on alternative electives. 

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in guiding outdoor recreation activities in a controlled environment. It requires technical knowledge of the outdoor recreation activity to be transferred to allow individuals to safely participate in the outdoor activity. It does not provide the skills and knowledge to impart the required level of technical knowledge and expertise to allow participants to independently undertake outdoor recreation activities.  

Surfing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Boating, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Fishing, Bushwalking, Abseiling...

Do you want to work as an nationally accredited Outdoor Recreation Instructor or Guide in Australia, or internationally*?  Are any of the above activities^ of interest to you?  * Not all countries recognise qualifications gained In Australia.  You should check the requirements of each country before seeking work. ^Not all activities may be available at all times.

Well this is the course for you!  This course gives you the Nationally Recognised Qualification, and included (some outside charges may occur) is the opportunity to get the required licence for your chosen activity or activities.  Why not combine a few of your passions and become highly sought after as an Instructor or Guide working in the exciting world of International travellers who want to experience the great activities on offer in Australia (for example diving on the Great Barrier Reef) or across the globe.  

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities.  Qualification outcomes include providing exercise instruction for groups, teams or gym programs.  Work may be undertaken in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools, community facilities or outdoor environments.

The key clients for this qualification are people who wish to work in the Fitness industry.  This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the Fitness Industry, including working independently in a broad range of settings, such as within fitness centres, gyms, community facilities and in open spaces.  Those with this level of competency will be expected to train individual clients, on a one-on-one basis, and may include older clients and children.

This qualification allows individuals to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work.  They may undertake a range of simple tasks under close supervision.  The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

The key clients for this qualification are domestic and international learners who wish to attain work in the industry at entry level. 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context, working under direct supervision.

The key clients for this qualification are domestic and international learners who wish to work in the industry as a receptionist, desk clerk, data entry operator, or administration assistant. 

This qualification allows individuals to apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.  They may even provide technical support to a team.

The key clients for this qualification are domestic and international learners who wish to work as customer service adviser, data entry operator, general clerk, administration officer, or word processing officer.

Certificate IV in Business develops skills to run your own business, or work in a business where you can apply solutions to unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a wide variety of sources. You will be able to provide leadership and guidance to others with your learned skills.

Students who wish to pursue careers as administrators or project officers, or start their own businesses, perhaps in Fitness or Sport. Students may have no experience but wish to gain a qualification which may lead to a career in Business, or they may have vocational experience in a range of roles such as accounts clerk, customer service advisor, E-business practitioner, medical receptionist, or word processing officer, but be lacking a qualification. 

Diploma of Business is for those wishing to lead a Business practice, and reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of business settings who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.  The key clients for this qualification are domestic and international learners who wish to pursue careers as executive officers, program consultants, or program coordinators. 

Advanced Diploma of Business is for those wishing to lead a Business practice, and reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of business settings who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.  The key clients for this qualification are domestic and international learners who wish to pursue careers as a senior administrator or Senior Executive.

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is for those wishing to apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

The key clients for this qualification are international students from non-English speaking countries who wish to undertake a non AQF award General English Course using the New English File material from 10 to 50 weeks tuition time. The entry point can be anywhere from “Elementary” to “Advanced” across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Typically, these students may wish to improve their English quicker to move to a VET, or Higher Education Qualification upon completion. Some may wish to complete the course as a stand-alone course, but we expect those students to be in the minority.

The key clients for this course are international students from non-English speaking countries who wish to undertake a non AQF award IELTS Preparation Course with a view to entry into courses or institutions requiring an IELTS or similar score. The course will cover all aspects of the key components of the IELTS testing regime. The entry point will be in the “Elementary” to “Advanced” range across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Typically, these students may wish to improve their familiarity with testing procedures and material, as well as strategies to improve scores.

Student’s IELTS band scores will be assessed at the beginning of the course. The program consists of three levels of IELTS preparation from beginner to advanced. Practice tests will be conducted weekly in all four macro skill areas and a final IELTS test will be conducted at the end of every 10-week period under typical IELTS testing conditions.

The key clients for this course are international students from non-English speaking countries who wish to undertake a non AQF award English Course with a view to being prepared for Higher Studies. As it includes an IELTS Preparation component, it will cover all aspects of the key components of what English skills are required to commence higher education, or further study. The entry point will be in the “Intermediate” to “Upper Intermediate” range across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Typically, these students may wish to improve their English quicker to move to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma course in VET, or Higher Education Qualification upon completion. Some may wish to complete the course as a stand-alone course, but we expect those students to be in the minority.

The key clients for this course are people who wish to undertake a non AQF award Spoken and Written English course in an intensive manner.  The entry point can be anywhere from “Beginner” to “Intermediate” across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled across different levels.