AFL New Zealand is excited to announce its partnership with Manukau Institute of Technology – Te Pukenga, School of Sport to deliver the Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) Level 5. (Fees free for first year in Tertiary)
This partnership provides students with an industry based learning experience throughout their study. The programme is a contextualised delivery designed for people with a passion for sport, who want to study whilst they have an industry based learning experience with AFL New Zealand.
“We are happy to be partnering with an National Sporting Organisation like AFL New Zealand, which has a strong commitment sport development and youth. Our graduates go on to work as coaches, administrators and trainers in the youth and sport development space and this experience while they study enables them to be work ready when they graduate.” Fran Serrano, Senior Lecturer – Programme LeadFran Serrano, Senior Lecturer – Programme Lead
They will become a highly qualified graduate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise with a year’s worth of industry experience to add to their CV’s. All projects and practical sessions are contextualised to AFL New Zealand and its stakeholders, and class work is delivered through a blended approach at AFL New Zealand and online. This is the perfect combination of gaining industry experience while you study.
“Apprenticeships are the training platforms to qualify skilled workers in the trades, and through this partnership we are providing as close to an apprenticeship in sport, recreation and exercise as we can, where we qualify sport professionals through a contextualised delivery that includes study and industry experience.”Fran Serrano, Senior Lecturer – Programme Lead