Level 2 Sports and Recreation Development (SPO202)

SPO202
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Hibberd

The activities in this course the students will participate in a variety of sports and activities. The course will also cover Nutrition, First Aid and Personal Fitness. The course includes practical and theory sessions covering anatomy, physiology, coaching, leadership and concepts of fitness and training methods. This course is Unit Standard based.

In Level 2 Sport Studies you will be exposed to a wide variety of sport and physical learning experiences. They learn the basics of anatomy and biomechanics as a foundation for knowledge about physical movement. You will  gain beginner skills in an unfamiliar sport then have the opportunity to apply these skills to a coaching environment. 

You learn about how to be a coach and how to create a learning experience centered around the needs of the participants. In this course, you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of physical activities and will learn about the risk management strategies that are involved when planning and completing a challenging outdoor activity. 

A unit standard course option provides those who are enthusiastic about sport and physical activity with an element of theory to go alongside the practical nature of the course. It encourages you to remain involved in sport and physical activity which is becoming increasingly important as involvement in regular physical activity among young people declines. 


Course Overview

Term 1
US21649 Apply knowledge of basic anatomy to the performance of sports skills. 3 credits

Learn about the bones and muscles, how the human body moves while doing practicals to work it all out.

Term 2
US22769 Demonstrate knowledge of basic skills and rules at a beginner level for a sport. 2 credits
US22770 Demonstrate knowledge of sports coaching, the coaching environment and sports participants needs. 4 credits
AS91330 Perform a physical activity to meet the Physical Education Performance (2.4) (Tough Girl/Tough Guy Challenge. 4 credits

Participate in practicals to enhance your skills and learn rules of different sports. Coach a class with your choice of activity. Participate in a challenge.

Term 3
US425 Experience Day Tramps. 3 credits

Experience our big back yard, go on day tramps and complete theory on this using your knowledge and experience.

Term 4
US91333 Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity. 3 credits
US3492 Write a short report. 3 credits

Attend the annual ski trip, try your skills at skiing or snowboarding, and address the risk issues that go with this type of activity.

Pathway

Level 3 Sports Leadership (SPO303)

Teacher. Coach (various sports). Personal Trainer. Gym Instructor. Police. Fire service. Ambulance Service. Military. Dance Teacher. Outdoor Instructor (various activities). Fitness Advisor. Team Trainer. Sports Scientist. Occupational Health Officer. Exercise Science Consultant. Lecturer. Programme Developer. Researcher. Sports Activity Coordinator. Exercise Rehabilitation. Physiotherapist. Performance Analyst. Event Manager. Sports Development Manager. Sports Journalist. Reporter. Media Support. Communications Officer. Media Liaison.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Index dividers (10 tab)
$30 resources and course contributions
PE gear


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry
A reasonable level of fitness and a real interest in sport, fitness and movement.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v6 Experience day tramps
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2
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3
U.S. 3492 v7 Write a short report
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3
U.S. 21649 v2 Apply knowledge of basic anatomy to the performance of sport skills
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2
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3
U.S. 22769 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of basic skills and rules at a beginner level for a sport
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2
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2
U.S. 22770 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of sports coaching, the coaching environment, and sport participants' needs
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2
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4
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
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2
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4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Pathway Tags

Teacher. Coach (various sports). Personal Trainer. Gym Instructor. Police. Fire service. Ambulance Service. Military. Dance Teacher. Outdoor Instructor (various activities). Fitness Advisor. Team Trainer. Sports Scientist. Occupational Health Officer. Exercise Science Consultant. Lecturer. Programme Developer. Researcher. Sports Activity Coordinator. Exercise Rehabilitation. Physiotherapist. Performance Analyst. Event Manager. Sports Development Manager. Sports Journalist. Reporter. Media Support. Communications Officer. Media Liaison.


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