The ACE unit has a range of valuable partnerships which provide opportunities to NSWIS athletes. These opportunities include:
APM College of Business and Communication
The APM College of Business and Communication provides students with not only an education, but also the perfect platform to launch their career in the dynamic worlds of marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, event management, sports marketing and entertainment and music.
Their courses are designed to offer athletes accelerated and realistic pathways for full-time work or further study. With industry practitioners as lecturers and an on-going commitment to industry based work experience, completion of these courses position students as highly qualified and sought after graduates.
APM is a recognised Higher Education Provider offering accelerated;
- Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
- Bachelor of Business (Advertising)
- Bachelor of Business (Public Relations)
- Bachelor of Business (Event Management)
APM provides scholarships to NSWIS athletes each year, which can serve as a pathway into APM’s Bachelor program.
FIAFitnation offers courses to increase health and fitness knowledge, or pursue a career in the fitness industry as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, fitness specialist, massage therapist and/or strength & conditioning specialist.
The Certificate III and the Certificate IV in Fitness serve as the starting point for a professional career in fitness. With FIAFitnation you can also go on to complete a Diploma of Fitness or Massage. The Diploma of Fitness and Diploma of Sport also allows entry to a number of university degree programs.
A discount is offered to all NSWIS scholarship holders on the Certificate III in Fitness. NSWIS athletes may also apply for a variety of scholarships including:
- Certificate III in Fitness
- Certificate IV in Fitness or Massage
- Diploma in Fitness (VET Fee-Help)
The Australian College of Physical Education
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is a specialist, independent tertiary institution, founded in 1917.
The college caters for graduates who are pursuing a variety of sports careers, offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sport and dance with access to world class sporting facilities and the latest teaching techniques.
ACPE offers Bachelor degrees in:
- Bachelor of Applied Fitness
- Bachelor of Applied Dance
- Bachelor of Dance Education
- Bachelor of Health and Movement (Sport)
- Bachelor of Sports Business
- Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration
- Graduate Diploma of Education
- Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration
ACPE offers Study Grants to the NSWIS athletes, which entitles a selected NSWIS athlete to study at ACPE and receive a reduction in tuition, course and associated fees.
The college campus is located in the geographical heart of Sydney at Sydney Olympic Park, home of the 2000 Sydney Games. An Elite Athlete Friendly University, ACPE's location ensures that all students have access to transport facilities and exceptional sporting resources such as the Sydney International Tennis Centre, the Sydney International Athletics Track and the Sydney International Aquatic Centre.
Wizard Corporate Training
Wizard Corporate Training is an education provider to the NSWIS ACE unit, offering professional and self-development courses that are designed to increase professional productivity, enhance personal performance and accelerate business performance in all business skills areas.
With a focus on leadership & management, project management, communications and presentation excellence, Wizard offers two scholarships to NSWIS athletes on a yearly basis. Wizard’s flexible approach to professional and self-development means NSWIS athletes can complete their studies in either a classroom or e-learning environment.
Athletes seeking further information on any of the opportunities highlighted above may contact the NSWIS on (02) 9763 0239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.