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Health and Fitness

The Health & Wellbeing course specialism graduates are equipped to work within a variety of settings, where physical activity, recreation and sport are used to enhance wellbeing: The Health & Wellbeing course graduate will have completed modules which are especially relevant to employment settings demanding a central focus on health and health promotion for physical activity, recreation and sport. Graduates of this wellbeing specialism are well positioned to play an important role in key development areas within the sector both nationally and internationally. The wellbeing course deals in a significant way with positive health, wellbeing and wellness theory. These themes are set to shape the future direction of the health and wellness sector.

The Health and Leisure Studies Wellbeing course has continued to be innovative in the approach to training methods, teaching methods, community engagement, learning, accreditation, relevance and breadth of skills. Students can expect to become more confident in professional skills, life skills and in communicating the theoretical basis for knowledge, skills and competence in health and leisure.

Graduates from this stream will be ideally equipped to work in a number of contexts and settings, where physical activity, recreation and sport are applied to enhance wellbeing. These include: The Health Promotion Officer role, Wellness oriented gyms, spas and studios, Positive Youth Development work, Therapeutic Recreation, Wellbeing Coaching.


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