Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation Courses
Are you looking to formalise or develop current Industry knowledge and skills? Have you completed a Certificate III and looking for the next step in the Vocational pathway? Sport SA is now conducting courses in Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation.
Course commencement details:
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 6pm-9pm and will continue on Monday and Wednesday evenings until October.
Thursday 3 April 2014, 9.00am-4.00pm each Thursday until October.
Sport SA is a Skills for All provider "eligibility criteria apply".
$50 vouchers for kids sport, M. McGuire, The Advertiser
Monday 3rd March 2014
Premier Jay Weatherill yesterday announced (2nd March 2014) committed to $50 vouchers for primary school students to help pay fees at a local sporting club if Labor wins the state election. Download the media release here. Read the article here....
Party's sports pledge - Meagan Dillon, Eastern Courier Messenger
Wednesday 19th February 2014
Great write up on the Sport SA Election Issues Meeting (held Wednesday 12th February 2014) in the Eastern Courier Messenger. Download the article here.
Wednesday 12 February 2014
Marshall reinstates $3.5m for sports program
A Marshall Liberal Government will reinstate $3.5 million annually to the Community Recreation and Sports Facilities program, which is due to be cut by the Weatherill Labor Government in 2015.
Sports clubs, recreation organisations, schools and councils have all condemned the Weatherill Labor Government for slashing $3.5 million per annum in sports funding, and the peak lobby group, Sports SA, has also called on the Government to reverse its cuts.
The program allows organisations, clubs, councils and schools to upgrade their existing sporting facilities through grants and, in past years, has paid for upgrades of oval lighting, sporting grounds and equipment. READ MORE...
Monday February 10, 2014
School games to bring thousands of students and parents to Adelaide
Thousands of primary and secondary school students and their parents will converge on Adelaide next year for the 2015 Pacific School Games.
Tourism Minister Leon Bignell today announced that South Australia's bid to host the 10-day event – which is open to able and disabled students from 10 to 19 years of age – had been successful. "This is a fantastic outcome for South Australia and for the thousands of students and supporters who will be travelling here to take part in the Pacific School Games," he said. READ MORE....
Sport SA Chief Executive Officer says "I am delighted to hear of the announcement today that the Pacific School Games will be coming to Adelaide in 2015. This has been a long discussion and well overdue after all other states have conducted this excellent event. Sport will be ready to ensure that this is a great success!"
2014 Sports First Aid Courses
The Sports First Aid course is equivalent to the current Apply First Aid HLT301B (replaces Senior First Aid) that is the standard nationally accredited First Aid course.
The difference with the Sport SA course is that it is contextualised to our Industry. It is completely sport related. All scenarios and practical activities relate to sport so that when the need arises you are confident and qualified to respond to situations within your sporting organisation or club. Alternatively because it is the nationally accredited First Aid course you are qualified to respond to any first aid situation you may be faced with.
The cost of the course is $130pp and ayment will be required prior to the course. An administration fee will be charged for cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the course commencing. An online assessment or workbook must be completed prior to commencement of the course.Download the registration form here. 2014 course dates:
Wed 26th Feb- 6.00pm-9.30pm and Wed 5th March- 6.00pm-9.30pm
Sat 29 March – 9.00pm-5.00pm
Wed 23rd April- 6.00pm-9.30pm
Wed 30th April- 6.00pm-9.30pm
To be held at the Sport SA Industry Skills Centre, Military Road West Beach, opposite the Adelaide Shores Caravan Park. *Participants must be 16 years or older.
News Release - Saturday, November 23, 2013
Premier Jay Weatherill
Minister Leon Bignell
Minister for Recreation and Sport
South Australian Sports Museum for North Terrace
A permanent celebration of South Australian sporting achievement will be established with the creation of a South Australian Sports Museum on North Terrace.
Premier Jay Weatherill announced at last night's Sports SA award ceremony at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre that the State Government has secured the forecourt plaza showroom in front of the Intercontinental Hotel for the new museum. READ MORE...