Certificate in Sport Coaching
Designed for working professionals from any walk of life who want to develop their skills and knowledge in the area of Sport Coaching, this Certificate can be completed by distance around your other commitments.
Coaches can complement and enhance their work-based skills; or if you are currently not employed in the sporting industry, you can develop skills and competencies to support your knowledge and performance in the area of Sport Coaching and related fields.
Certificate in Sport Coaching – example degree structure
Each block represents a 15-point course. However, some courses may be 30 points or more.
This diagram is an example only – other combinations are possible. For specific course requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Sport Coaching.
The Certificate in Sport Coaching is made up of 60 points (four standard courses) at 100 and 200-level from Bachelor of Sport Coaching courses.
The Certificate can be completed part-time over 1 year, or up to 2 years part-time.
Credit can be transferred to the Bachelor of Sport Coaching, provided you have not graduated with the Certificate (and no more than five years has elapsed).
The Certificate is made up of the following courses:
- SPCO 101 Introduction to Sport Coaching or SPCO 102 Theoretical Foundations of Coaching and Teaching
- SPCO 201 Learner-Centred Teaching and Coaching
- a further two courses at 100 and/or 200-level chosen from Sport Coaching courses
Credit can be transferred to the Bachelor of Sport Coaching, provided you meet the entry requirements for the degree.
Credit may be transferred to other qualifications by approval of the appropriate Dean. If you are considering this, you should consult a Liaison Officer (new students) or a Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development Student Advisor (advancing students).
Sport Coaching graduates have a range of career opportunities in the health, education, and sporting industries. Some potential roles can include sport team coaches, health and nutritional advisors, physical education teachers, and in work demanding high physical capability such as the police.
Graduates may also make good managers and project planners with their expertise in leadership skills.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
See Tuition Fee Structure for more information
|2021||60||Banded Fee - total tuition fee dependent on course selection||$3,141|
|2022||60||Banded Fee - total tuition fee dependent on course selection||$3,194|
|Year||Points||Info||Fees (NZD)||Fees (NZD) Excl GST|
|2021||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$14,000||$12,174 (60 points)|
|2022||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$14,400||$12,522 (60 points)|
See more information about our Sport Coaching programmes.
For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Sport Coaching.
For study planning help, contact Te Rōpū Takawaenga o UC | UC Liaison Office (new students) or a Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development Student Advisor (advancing students).
For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development.