Successful completion of this course will give employment opportunities in fitness and gym facilities and access to High Education and lead to certification by QQI at Level 5 or Level 6. In addition there is the opportunity to gain the industry recognised ITEC qualification in fitness instructing and/or ITEC certificate instructing strength & conditioning sessions and/or ITEC Personal Trainer Award. The course is timetabled over 2 and a half days a week – Monday, Tuesday and Friday morning.
Course outline: sport and recreation studies/sports industry practice
GAA coaching, soccer coaching, exercise and fitness, safety
and health at work/health promotion,communications, body massage and figure analysis
work experience and sports nutrition.
There is a €50 registration fee for all students plus a course fee of €250. In addition non medical card holders are required to pay a €200 DES contribution (this can be paid in 4 installments)