Sport and Recreation Career Pathways Program
The Sport and Recreation Career Pathways Program gives participants an increased understanding of the industry and develops skills that will increase their capacity to work within the sport and recreation industry. Participants are selected into the program through an application process.
Calling all future industry leaders - the Career Pathways Program has two categories:
- Student Futures package
- Emerging Proferssionals package
Student Futures package
The Sport and Recreation Career Pathways Program Student Futures
package provides current students in Western Australia with networking
and professional development opportunities to further enhance their
to become a quality part of the workforce.
Offered to ten WA students enrolled in an eligible sport and recreation-related course between September to December 2012, the program provides selected participants with:
- Attendance at a specialised industry networking event with representatives
- from sport and recreation organisations.
- Three professional development workshops on varying topics.
- Assistance to complete training courses
- or workshops specific to individual development needs.
- A certificate of recognition.
The following will be required of participants throughout the program:
- Attendance at all organised events
- and workshops.
- Completion of an individual volunteer project within a club of at least 20 hours over the September to December program period.
- Completion of a log book regarding the individual volunteer project.
Student Futures application and flyer
Emerging Professionals package
The program includes:
- professional development workshops:
- strategic thinking
- people management
- professional development allowance of up to $1000 to complete official accreditations in a relevant area
- attendance at a specialised industry networking event with representatives from sport and recreation organisations
- a mentor for the duration of the program
- a certificate of recognition
Participants in the program will be required to:
- attend all organised events and workshops
- undertake a volunteer project
- complete a short report and presentation
- complete all evaluation surveys
The program will run from October 2012 to May 2013. There will be a maximum of seven workshops including a networking event during these months.
Please be aware that all program workshops and events will be held in Perth. Regional applications will be accepted, however, all travel expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.
Emerging Professionals application and flyer
Contact details for Career Pathways Program
Graduate Project Officer
Department of Sport and Recreation
Telephone (08) 9492 9617
Facsimile (08) 9492 9711
- Assessors Course
- Certificate IV Training and Assessment
- Dealing with Conflict and Difficult People Course
- Dr Heather MacGowan, OAM, Scholarship
- FutureNow – Creative and Leisure Industries Training Council
- Mentor Training Course
- Officiating General Principles
- Presenter/Facilitator Training Program
- Sport and Recreation Business Workshop series