Sports Academy - NCEA Level 3


• Level 2 and 3 credits.
• Certificate in Recreation and Sport from WelTec.


• Year 13 students who have a real talent in a sporting area.
• Students may need to apply and be interviewed for a place (limited to 20 students).
• Students accepted into the academy will need to sign a contract guaranteeing their good behaviour, attendance, attitude and commitment.

The Sports Academy aims to provide opportunities for students who have a real talent in a sport to develop this further, and to gain meaningful qualifications at the same time. Students who enter the Academy will be provided with a unique opportunity to train for their sport, develop team skills and gain qualifications in the sport and recreation field. It will gain students a Certificate in Recreation and Sport which can lead directly to other courses at WelTec.

The Sports Academy will occupy two lines on the timetable (the equivalent of two subjects). You should enter Sports Academy (SAC) 2 times on your Intention Sheet.

The Sport Academy programme will include:
• Unit Standards
• Coaching skills, ABL and exercise techniques.
• Students will assist Physical Education programmes in Primary and Intermediate schools as well as events run at the High School.
• Students will take part in EOTC activities such as climbing and high ropes.