NCEA L2 Sport Studies B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. McMurtrie

Recommended Prior Learning

No Prior learning required for this course

This course is suited to students who are passionate about learning the skills required in the fitness industry or for students who prefer a more hands on approach to learning. In this Semester B course we are 100% focused on giving students the tools required in group training, personal training, and planning effective gym programs. 

We complete several Unit Standards at Level 2 and 3 with a focus around skills required in the fitness industry

-Teaching correct and effective stretching techniques.

-Planning and reviewing personal gym programs. 

-The science behind the body and how it works

Course Overview

Semester B
-Teaching correct and effective stretching techniques.
-Planning and reviewing personal gym programs.
-The science behind the body and how it works, anatomy, physiology.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 2, Physical & Health Education - Akoranga Koiri


NCEA L3 Outdoor Education A, NCEA L3 Physical Education A, NCEA L3 Sport Studies A

This course leads perfectly into our Year 13 Sport Studies semester A or B courses (SPS3A, SPS3B). The skills learned in this course would also cross over with our Year 13 Outdoor Education courses (OED3A, OED3B) and our Year 13 Physical Education Courses (PED3A, PED3B). Content completed in this course also links well with our Year 13 Rugby Academy courses, (RAC3A, RAC3B).

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Sports Coach/Official, Driller, Fencer, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Parking Officer, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Secondary School Teacher