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Coaching careers are an amazing combination of exercise science and people-management skills. TAFE NSW Coaching courses, and are taught in hands-on environments by teachers with real coaching experience in a range of sports and settings.

Explore a TAFE NSW course to a career in Fitness. Choose from specific skill sets up to advanced professional courses. Study in gyms and other real-world settings, work with real clients and get the theory to back up your career.

Outdoor recreation careers combine people skills and tourism-related skills with adventure, safety and risk management. Climb into a career that is in-demand, exciting and has potential to travel and explore. TAFE NSW teachers are experienced industry insiders who can help you develop the career you want.

Deep dive into a career in deep-tissue, remedial and sports massage. Explore sports and recreation massage careers in many settings, from community facilities to professional sports teams. TAFE NSW remedial and massage therapy teachers partner with events, facilities and organisations so you can put your skills to the test while you're still studying.

Build a sports turf management career by studying at TAFE NSW facilities that include bowling greens, tennis courts, cricket pitches, football fields and golf courses. Apprenticeships may be available on your way to an in-demand career.

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What job opportunities could a sport and fitness course lead to?

A sport and fitness course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from working one on one with people as a personal trainer to saving lives as a lifeguard.

Qualifications in sports and fitness can lead to a job as a fitness instructor, sports complex manager, coach or outdoor activity guide. The average weekly salary for a fitness instructor is $1,131.

Whether you're just starting out in your sports and fitness career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE courses in the area include Fitness, Sport and Recreation, Sport and Recreation Management, Outdoor Recreation, Aquatics and Community Recreation, Sport Coaching, Massage Therapy and Sport Development.