Course Description

This part time Sport & Fitness course over 2 years is FREE to anyone in receipt of social welfare payments and to medical card holders and offers the chance to pursue a career in the sport & fitness industry.

The course is split into 2 groups Fitness and Sport with an emphasis placed on gaining a fitness qualification and various coaching awards respectively. There are also several theory based modules which require students to gain a deeper understanding of the various elements in the sport & fitness industry. These elements combined provide students with further education and workplace opportunities. If students successfully complete the 2 years they will also receive the FETAC level 5 award in sport and recreation.

Course Modules:

Sport Group
Exercise & Fitness
Sport & Recreation Studies

Fitness Group
Anatomy & Physiology
Leisure Facility Operations
Work Experience
Leisure Facility Administration
ITEC Diploma in Gym Instruction

Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 5M5146
College Name Pearse College of Further Education
Course Category Sport
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 12
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 2 years part time.
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements This course is aimed at those in receipt of a social welfare payment. Prior interest or experience in sport or fitness is essential, a leaving certificate or equivalent qualification would be an advantage but is not essential. Students will also be required to carry out a formal interview with the course co-ordinator.
Career Path Progression to further or third level education Progression to our advanced soccer career and development course Employment in the sport & fitness industry
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Course Provider

Pearse College of Further Education

01 454 1060
Clogher Road, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Pearse College of Further Education
Clogher Road, Dublin, Republic of Ireland