Otago Polytechnic

OSTC Sport, Exercise and Health (Level 2)

Location

Dunedin

Do you have a passion for helping people achieve their goals?

Then our introduction to Sport Exercise and Health programme could be for you! In this programme you’ll gain a variety of experiences that will enable you to try out a number of industries.

For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc  

 

What will I do?

  • Learn effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Gain experience in health, recreation and personal services
  • Understand basic health and recreation principles.

What could I do next?

Study for the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise at Otago Polytechnic

Study for the New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education at Otago Polytechnic

Study the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) (Health Assistants) at Otago Polytechnic.

Where could this take me?

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

 

 

 

Units standards covered in this course

Name

OSTC Health and Wellbeing

Credits

Level

Version

21792

Demonstrate knowledge of health risk factors and disease, and monitor exercise stress

4

2

2

6571

Demonstrate knowledge of micro and macro nutrients and nutritional imbalances

5

3

6

21793

Demonstrate correct technique when using basic gym equipment

2

2

1

21794

Demonstrate, instruct, and monitor static stretching

3

2

1

21795

Demonstrate, instruct, and monitor safe and correct use of cardiovascular exercise equipment

3

2

1

467

Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning

3

2

5

9677

Communicate in a team or group which has an objective

3

2

10

21791

Relate human anatomy and movement to gym equipment and static stretching

4

2

2

We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate.  However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity. 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.