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National Certificate in Recreation & Sport (EOTC)


About this EOTC Qualification


This qualification has been developed by Skills Active Aotearoa, the Sport and Recreation Industry Training Organisation, in association with EONZ and experienced EOTC educators.

It is designed specifically for EOTC teachers and EOTC co-ordinators in schools and kura, or private contractors providing these services to schools.

Qualification focus:

Understanding the principles and values of EOTC

Managing hazards and risks

Planning, delivering and evaluating safe and rewarding EOTC activities and events

Teamwork and listening skills

Dealing with different types of behaviour

Go to the Skills Active website for full details.

For FAQS about the award click here

To register for the award and to sign onto a training pathway, contact a regional Skills Active Learning Support Advisor, or email Skills Active.

Yr 10 Camp 2 Day 2 068-71-494

 Subsidies for practicing teachers

A $260 subsidy is available to teachers working in New Zealand schools on completion of the award.

  • Teachers must belong to an EONZ-member school, or
  • Have completed approved EOTC Managment PLD in EOTC.  See PLD details here
To access the subsidy:

Step 1

Contact EONZ

Phone: 03 423 3141
Mobile: 021 2299663, or Email:

Check whether you meet the criteria 

Register your intent to complete the award.


Step 2

On award completion, send EONZ:

  • An invoice via your school to EONZ for $260 plus GST
  • Evidence of award completion.


Nga Ratonga Kaupapa Atawhai CS No. CC25473.