Vocational Education and Training in Schools

SIS10115 - Certificate I in Sport and Recreation

This qualification allows individuals to develop basic functional knowledge and skills to prepare for work in the sport and recreation industry. The range of technical knowledge and skills is limited. It does not have an industry employment outcome.

Pathways from this qualification include studying any of the following qualifications:

  • SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport & Recreation
  • SIS20513 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching
  • SIS20213 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

This qualification is made up of 8 units, 5 core and 3 electives.

Core Units

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid (20)

HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety (30)

SISXCAI001 - Provide equipment for activities (10)

SISXCAI002 - Assist with activity sessions (15)

SISXIND001 - Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments (40)


3 Elective units. YMCA recommends selecting your elective units from the list of units below.

SISSSCO101 - Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices (20)

SISSSCO202 - Coach beginner or novice participants to develop fundamental motor skills (30) *Pre-Requisite SISSSCO101

SISSSOF101 - Develop and update officiating knowledge (15)

SISSSOF202 - Officiate games or competitions (60)  *Pre-Requisite SISSSOF101

SISSSDE201 - Communicate effectively with others in a sport environment (15)

SISXFAC001 - Maintain equipment for activities (15)

SISSSPT201A - Implement sports injury prevention (10)

SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations (15)

SISXCCS001 - Provide customer service (10)

SISSCOP201A - Prepare a pre or post event meal (20)

Sport Specific

SISCAQU002 - Perform basic  water rescues (15)  

SISSAFL201A - Perform the intermediate skills of Australian Football  (20)     

SISSAFL202A - Perform the intermediate tactics of Australian Football (15)

SISSATH201A - Teach the fundamental skills of athletics (45)

SISSBSB201A - Teach fundamental basketball skills (40)

SISSBSB202A - Teach fundamental basketball tactics and game strategy (40)

SISSBSB205 - Interpret and apply rules of basketball (30)

SISSCKT201A - Perform the intermediate skills of cricket (30)

SISSCKT202A - Perform the intermediate tactics and strategies of cricket (30)

SISSGYN201A - Teach fundamental gymnastics skills (40)

SISSNTB201A - Use intermediate level netball skills (30)                 

SISSNTB202A - Use intermediate level tactics and game strategy in netball play (30)

SISSNTB203A - Participate in conditioning for netball (20)

SISSNTB204A - Teach foundation netball skills (30)

SISSTOU201A - Perform the intermediate skills of Touch  (30)

SISSTOU202A - Perform the intermediate tactics and strategies of Touch (30)

Outdoor Recreation

SISOABA201A - Demonstrate abseiling skills on artificial surfaces (20)

SISOABN201A - Demonstrate abseiling skills on natural surfaces (20)

SISOABN202A - Safe guard an abseiler using a single rope belay system (15)

SISOCLA201A - Demonstrate top rope climbing skills on artificial surfaces (15)

SISOBWG201A - Demonstrate bushwalking skills in a controlled environment (15)

SISOCNE201A - Demonstrate simple canoeing skills (25)

SISOCNE202A - Perform deep water rescues (20)

SISOKYK201A - Demonstrate simple kayaking skills (25)

SISOFSH201A - Catch & handle fish (20)

SISOCYT201A - Select, set up and maintain a bike (20)

SISOCYT202A - Demonstrate basic cycling skills (30)

SISOMBK201A - Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills (20)  *Pre-Requisite SISOCYT202A

SISONAV201A - Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment (20)

SISOODR201A - Assist in conducting outdoor recreation sessions (20)

SISOOPS201A - Minimise environmental impact (20)

SISOOPS202A - Use and maintain a temporary or overnight site (20)

SISOSNK201A - Demonstrate snorkelling activities (20)

SISOSRF201A - Demonstrate surf survival and self rescue skills (20)

SISOSRF202A - Demonstrate basic surfing manoeuvres in controlled conditions (20)


The Units’ Nominal Hours are listed at the end of the unit name in brackets