New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) with New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership (Level 4)

  • Feb 2022
  • Level 4
  • One year full-time
  • New Zealand Certificate in Exercise: $3,220
    New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership: $1,500 (payable to TOPEC)

Qualification overview

Love travel, the outdoors and working with people?

Challenge yourself to become a leader in the outdoors while also gaining valuable exercise skills to give you an edge for a career in tourism, health or education.

Delivered in collaboration with TOPEC, you’ll learn and develop skills in the outdoors, with a choice of technical strands in abseil, bush, rock, high ropes, sea kayaking and white water kayaking. You will also be introduced to planning, preparing and leading outdoor activities.

Alongside the hands-on outdoor topics, you will also gain the skills and knowledge to design and deliver exercise programmes within a framework of health and wellness through the New Zealand Certificate of Exercise, delivered at WITT. The programme focuses on providing individual and community needs to enhance the cultural, social and economic wellbeing of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, potentially leading to employment in the sport and exercise industry. 

This combined programme can lead on to careers in adventure tourism, self-employed tour operator, community health and education, outdoor instruction, defence force or police.

Location:

The New Zealand Certificate of Exercise programme is delivered by WITT on the Bell Street campus in New Plymouth. The New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership is delivered at TOPEC, and using various locations as required for the course. This may include locations such as Mt Taranaki, Waitara & Waiwhakaiho Rivers, Wharepapa South and / or others.

 

 

 

How to enrol

STEP 1:

Complete the WITT ENROLMENT FORM  

STEP 2:

Download and complete the TOPEC ENROLMENT FORM and TOPEC STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE. Note you will need to print these forms and return to Topec using the contact details on the form.

STEP 3:

Once enrolled, it's time to pay your fees. Need help? See FINANCING YOUR STUDY for some handy links and info.

 

Entry requirements

  • Open entry

Regulatory requirements may apply.

Career Options

This combined programme can lead on to careers in adventure tourism, self-employed tour operator, community health and education, outdoor instruction, defence force or police.