Sport, Recreation and Exercise

Course ID
5M5146
Award
QQI Level 5 – Sport and Recreation
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or LCA Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are eligible to apply. Mature students over 23 may be exempt from the above academic requirements. Applicants will have to undertake an interview may be subject to Garda Vetting.
Duration
1 Year

Sports and Recreation Courses Central College LImerick

 

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

This course provides students the opportunity to develop the skills and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the leisure industry. Students have the option of completing the NCEF personal trainer course in the University of Limerick on completion of Level 5 Sport and Recreation at CCL.

 

TYPICAL COURSE CONTENT

  • Sport and Recreation
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Coaching
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Occupational First Aid
  • NCEF – Personal Training Course (Optional, additional fees apply)

 

EMPLOYMENT / PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from this programme can gain employment in the following areas:

  • Gym
  • Coaching
  • Fitness Instructor

Graduates can also progress to degree programmes in higher education institutions including universities, institutes of technology and private third level colleges offering places on a variety of courses. Links to all courses and progression opportunities can be found at www.cao.ie or www.qqi.ie

 

DESTINATION OF PAST GRADUATES

  • Sports Development and Coaching – LIT
  • Sports and Exercise Science – UL
  • Physical Education – UL
  • Sports Studies and Physical Education B Ed – UCC
  • Sports Development and Coaching – LIT
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructors in Gyms and Leisure Centres
  • Health and Leisure – IT Tralee

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