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Sports, Recreation & Exercise | 5M5146

Course Overview

Awards:
QQI Level 5 Sports Recreation & Exercise 5M5146

This 1 year, full-time programme is aimed at those who enjoy sport and would envisage themselves gaining employment in the area. Learners who successfully complete this programme will gain essential knowledge and skills that could lead to immediate employment or progression to a higher level for those interested in attaining managerial-level positions in sport and recreation.


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Typical Modules

Sport and Recreation Studies
Word Processing
Exercise and Fitness
Communications
Nutrition
Work Experience
Sports Anatomy and Physiology
Gym Instruction
Volleyball Coaching
Soccer Coaching
Gaelic Football Coaching
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Education: NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme. CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
  • Employment opportunities lie in the areas of fitness/sports coaching.
  • Award holders may apply for a place on the Advanced Sport and Recreation Level 6 programme at LCFE.
  • Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie
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