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This Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education) degree will equip you with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to start a career as a PHE teacher within the Australian school system.
The course will give you a comprehensive overview of health, nutrition, and fitness basics – all within a pedagogical framework. The course will also equip you with the strategies and tools to succeed as a teacher within the educational sector.
Offered for on-campus study (with selected subjects available online) at ACPE, by studying this course you will have complete access to state-of-the-art facilities, teaching materials and support from faculty. To ensure classroom readiness students undertake school-based professional experience placement throughout their degree.
Study this course to become a qualified PE teacher!
To be eligible to enrol in this course, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
Achieve at least three Band 5 HSC results,including one in English; OR
Pass bridging units benchmarked to a Band 5 HSC result; OR
Completion of a NESA approved alternative entry pathway as advised by your prospective university; OR
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.
ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.
A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.
ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay your course fees upfront.
You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).