Career Choices Day
Unsure what your future could hold? Wintec’s Career Choices Day provides you with the opportunity to come onto campus and check out areas of study.
A career in sport and exercise science is ideal for people who are passionate about sport, health, fitness, wellbeing, or human performance. Whether students are driven to help others reach their goals, prepare for competition and achieve excellence,
or are an elite athlete wanting the knowledge to reach their potential in competitive sport, Wintec can provide students with a qualification that is recognised and respected worldwide.
The Wintec programmes offered give students the opportunity to understand the science behind how the body works, providing them with insight and the ability to get better results for their future clients or themselves.
A personal trainer is a fitness professional involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals, and provide feedback and accountability to their clients. They also run adventure and survival training exercises so their day could see them running training classes either in the gym or outdoors, testing individual fitness levels, designing fitness programmes, and looking after exercise and sports equipment.
Sports therapy has a variety of areas of careers, including sports massage, exercise science and kinesiology, mind and body training techniques, and sports psychology.
Outdoor adventure is an ideal career for people who want to learn the tactics and psychology that go into building a team, as well as how to guide and instruct others in outdoor adventure activities.
Luke talks about his Wintec study journey, how this helped him overcome his own disorder and turned this into a business to help clients maintain and reach their optimal performance levels.
Calah talks about her Wintec journey and how, after researching similar degree courses, why Wintec was the best place to study Sport Science & Human Performance.
This is where you’ll find the resources to help you reach your potential. Topics about nutrition, training, injury rehab, wellness and exercise straight from the experts are just some of the things you’ll uncover in here.Find out more
Sport and recreation brings considerable value in terms of economic benefits, health savings and social and cultural gains.
It is estimated to contribute around $5 billion to the New Zealand economy each year – on par with the dairy industry. Research has shown that sport and active recreation resulted in gains in productivity and health benefits valued at a further $1 billion.
Our Centre for Sport Science & Human Performance offers students' qualifications in training, sport medicine, fitness, rehabilitation and sport psychology that will help them forge a career in sport science anywhere in the world.
To be internationally competitive, professional athletes rely on skilled practitioners for the latest and best scientific information and techniques. The fitness and recreation industries are becoming increasingly specialized, requiring a range of qualified professionals.
Our sports science laboratories at our Rotokauri campus in north Hamilton enable students to work alongside athletes as part of their study. Post-graduate qualifications are tailored to meet the research needs of athletes in a range of disciplines.
We offer practical, industry-based qualifications for fitness industry professionals and expert outdoor adventure instructors. Our qualifications have been developed alongside employers to ensure students learn relevant, required skills and knowledge. We are affiliated with key sports bodies, regionally and nationally, including Sport Waikato and High Performance Sport New Zealand – both of whom are located on our Rotokauri campus.
Our staff are experts in their chosen fields, often practicing athletes themselves and engaged in industry research. Many are connected with regional and national sports teams in a variety of roles such as coaches, managers and nutritionists.
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