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In today's social media savvy world, where appearance is more than just physical, the fitness and recreation industry is at the forefront of this burgeoning commercial enterprise.

As people start to step outside, ready for that next adventure, an outdoor recreation course lets you immerse yourself in the nature you crave. Draw on your sense of passion and wonder, while developing your own knowledge, participating in adventures such as hiking and rafting along the Snowy River.

Equally, if you love exercise, all things lively and motivating people to stay healthy, a Holmesglen fitness course will actively help you improve the lifestyle and wellbeing of others.

With 2 in 3 Australian adults overweight or obese, coupled with an aging population, opportunities are available to both develop your career and positively change the welfare of the community.

Carve out your own niche with our nationally accredited courses, which benefit from close links with industry partners such as Fitness First, Genesis, Fitness Australia and Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre.

Keep fit, make a difference and enjoy working in an industry that can be whatever you make of it.

Courses available (6)

Certificate III

  • Fitness
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    Certificate III in Fitness Holmesglen TAFE
    SIS30315
    • Start February / April / July / October

    This course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to perform the role of a fitness instructor who undertakes a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. It provides a pathway for you to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group and gym programs.As a graduate of this course, you will work independently with some level of autonomy in environments such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres, where [...]

Certificate IV

  • Fitness
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    Certificate IV in Fitness Holmesglen TAFE
    SIS40215
    • Start February / July / October

    With many Australians living longer than ever before, and an increase in conditions such as diabetes and obesity, it's clear there's a growing need for health and fitness services.Personal trainers work in a variety of settings and are largely responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of exercise programs with individual clients or small groups.During this course you will learn how to tailor personal training programs for a range of clients, including older adults. You'll [...]

  • International
    Outdoor Recreation
    Waverley
    Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation Holmesglen TAFE
    SIS40313
    • Start February

    This dual course is ideal for those with a passion for the outdoors and a sense of adventure.Having the opportunity to work in the outdoors and facilitate enriching and life-changing outdoor experiences for other people is a fantastic lifestyle. Becoming qualified as an outdoor leader allows you to work and live that dream in a truly rewarding career.This course provides you with the foundation skills to move into the SIS50310 Diploma of Outdoor Recreation. While [...]

Diploma

  • International
    Outdoor Recreation
    Waverley
    Diploma of Outdoor Recreation Holmesglen TAFE
    SIS50310
    • Start February

    This course is ideal for those who wish to further develop their skills as an outdoor recreation professional. It provides you with the skills and attributes necessary to engage in an ongoing long term career in the outdoor recreation industry. The course also provides an excellent avenue for upskilling or re-skilling current outdoor recreation employees.The skills you learn in this course will build on what you learnt in the SIS40313 Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Outdoor Recreation
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Waverley
    SIS20213
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.If you are enthusiastic about being in the outdoors and physically active, then this is the course for you.Throughout the course, you will gain insight into, and develop a solid background in outdoor instruction, and working for adventure and expedition companies throughout Australia.This course has an emphasis on practical activities. It will [...]

  • Sport and Recreation
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    SIS30115
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.If you are enthusiastic about physical fitness and sport, this course may be for you as it places an emphasis on sporting skills and industry knowledge. By studying this course, you will build a solid background in the industry, ideal if you are considering a career such as a sports and recreation [...]

Fitness & Recreation Open Days

  • 14Dec
    Outdoor Recreation
    Waverley
    OD3237

    Visit us on Open Day at the Waverley campus to find out more about starting a career in the Outdoor Recreation industry. You will be given an overview of the Sport and Recreation industry at 5pm before splitting into an outdoor recreation specific session where you will learn about the courses (including VETiS) and career options, ranging from guiding, trip leading or operational management. Come along to speak with teachers and find out why now is a great time to study at Holmesglen.

    - , Thu 14 Dec - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia

  • 14Dec
    Fitness
    Moorabbin
    OD3262

    Visit us on Open Day to find out more about starting a career in the Fitness industry. You will be given an overview of the Sport and Recreation industry, at 5pm, before discussing the specifics of Holmesglen's Fitness courses, including VETiS, and which career may suit you - from gym instructing and personal training to becoming a specialised trainer.

    - , Thu 14 Dec - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 14Dec
    Fitness
    Waverley
    OD3210

    Visit us on Open Day to find out more about starting a career in the Fitness industry. You will be given an overview of the Sport and Recreation industry, at 5pm, before discussing the specifics of Holmesglen's Fitness courses, including VETiS, and which career may suit you - from gym instructing and personal training to becoming a specialised trainer.

    - , Thu 14 Dec - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia

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