CAO CODE: BN020 Aim Courses in Sports Management and Coaching will provide students with a comprehensive sports programme enabling graduates to operate in a Sports Management and Coaching environment. Physical Capability All perspective students must be aware that the course content requires a high degree of physical capability due to high activity content. It is also a requirement that each student obtains a valid First Aid Certificate within three months of commencement of the course and this must remain valid for the duration of the student‚Äôs participation on the course. Sporting Prowess Programme In developing the new suite of sports management courses, ITB wishes to provide an opportunity to students who display particular sporting prowess to participate on this course. It is planned to reserve up to 10% of available places for such students. Students must apply to CAO in the usual manner and then make a separate application to ITB via the relevant sporting body, i.e., national or regional body. Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements for the course but there will be up to 50 points available at interview which will be added to the applicants Leaving Certificate or FETAC points total. Offers of places to successful applicants will be made by the CAO in the normal way. Application forms will be made available on the ITB website shortly and must be submitted by 1st March.