Moate Business CollegeSport , Anatomy and Nutrition Level 5 5M5146

Sport , Anatomy and Nutrition Level 5 5M5146

on request
Sept to May
Further Education and PLC
One academic year

Course description

Sport, Recreation and Exercise (5M5146)

This course will facilitate the student to explore the Sport Recreation and Exercise Industry. Students will re-skill/ up-skill in areas such as coaching, fitness instruction, swimming and gain knowledge in sport related subject areas that provide them with a knowledge base for future educational programmes or employment.

Practical classes including swimming and life guarding, Gaelic football coaching, soccer coaching, circuit training and exercise to music instruction as well as resistance training and fitness assessment instruction. Attendance and participation in practical classes is essential.

Maximum number of 25 students accepted on this course. Final selection subject to interview and Garda Vetting.

Course Content

  • Sport & Recreation Studies 5N2667
  • Exercise & Fitness 5N2668
  • Leisure Facility Administration 5N4666
  • Soccer Coaching 5N4887
  • Gaelic Football Coaching 5N5085
  • Communications 5N0690
  • Work Experience 5N1356
  • Deep/ Shallow Water Pool Lifeguard Skills 6N18421 / 5N18417, • Nutrition 5N2006 &  • Sports Anatomy & Physiology 5N4648

Please note the above modules are subject to change

Entry Requirements

Candidates should be of Leaving Cert standard of equivalent with a strong interest in working within the Sports and Leisure Industry.

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Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the Level 5 Sport, Anatomy and Nutrition Programme, students may seek employment in gyms, leisure centres, swimming pools as well as in the area of coaching.

Successful graduates of this course are eligible to work in a variety of settings which include:

Sports Coaching, Health & Fitness Centres, Swimming Pools, Summer Camps, Sports Retail Outlets and Sports Development

Progression Options

  • Sport, Anatomy and Nutrition (5M5146)

Athlone Institute of Technology

  • AL663 Business (Sport & Recreation) (Level 6)
  • AL740 Exercise and Health Science (Level 7)
  • AL761 Hotel and Leisure Management (Level 7)
  • AL836 Nutrition and Health Science (Level 8)
  • AL837 Sports Science with Exercise Physiology (Level 8)
  • AL841 Athletic & Rehabilitation Therapy (Level 8)
  • AL843 Physical Activity & Health Science (Level 8)
  • AL854 Sport Management (Level 8)

University College Cork

  • CK125 Sports Studies & Physical Education (Level 8)

Cork Institute of Technology

  • CR032 Recreation and Leisure Management (Level 7)

Institute of Technology Carlow

  • CW106 Physiology & Health Science (Level 6)
  • CW138 Sport & Exercise Science (Level 8)
  • CW148 Strength and Conditioning (Level 8)
  • CW188 Sport Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8)
  • CW807 Sport Coaching and Business Management (GAA) – Portfolio (Level 7)
  • CW817 Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) – Portfolio (Level 7)
  • CW827 Sport Coaching and Business Management (Soccer) – Portfolio (Level 7)
  • CW858 Sports Management and Coaching (Options: GAA, Rugby, Soccer) – Portfolio (Level 8)

Dundalk Institute of Technology

  • DK763 Sport, Exercise and Enterprise (Level 7)
  • DK880 Health and Physical Activity (Level 8)

Galway – Mayo Institute of Technology

  • GA790 Sport & Exercise Science (Level 8)
  • GA791 Public Health Nutrition (Level 8)
  • GA870 Outdoor Education & Leisure (Mayo (Level 7)
  • GA885 Outdoor Education (Mayo (Level 8)
  • GA891 Geography and Outdoor Education (Level 8)

Limerick Institute of Technology

  • LC228 Sports Development and Coaching (Level 6)
  • LC290 Community Sport Development (Level 7)
  • LC295 Business Studies with Sports Management  (Level 8)
  • LC422 Sports Strength & Conditioning (Thurles) (Level 8)
  • LC423 Sports Strength & Conditioning (Thurles) (Level 7)

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

  • LY206 Sports Studies (Level 6)
  • LY228 Sports and Exercise (Level 8)
  • LY837 Food Science and Nutrition (Level 7)

Institute of Technology Sligo

  • SG134 Applied Sport with Business (Level 7)
  • SG147 Sport with Business (Level 8)
  • SG406 Health and Exercise Science (Level 6)
  • SG434 Human Nutrition (Level 8)
  • SG435 Health Science and Physiology (Level 7)
  • SG443 Human Nutrition (Level 8)
  • SG447 Health Science & Physical Activity (Level 8)

Institute of Technology Tralee

  • TL771 Health and Leisure (Level 7)
  • TL772 Health and Leisure with Massage (Level 7)
  • TL773 Coaching & Sports Performance (Level 7)
  • TL871 Health & Leisure (Options) Level 8)
  • TL872 Health & Leisure with Massage (Level 8)
  • TL873 Coaching & Sports Performance (Level 8

Technical University Dublin

  • TU735 Sports Management and Coaching (Blanchardstown Campus) (Level 7)
  • TU736 Sports Science and Health (Tallaght Campus) (Level 7)
  • TU935 Sports Management and Coaching (Blanchardstown Campus) (Level 8)
  • TU936 Sports Science and Health (Tallaght Campus) (Level 8)

Waterford Institute of Technology

  • WD005 Health Sciences (Level 8)
  • WD006 Exercise Sciences (Level 8)
  • WD019 Recreation and Sport Management (Level 7)
  • WD186 Sports Coaching and Performance (Level 8)
  • WD212 Recreation and Sport Management (Level 8)


On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following awards:

  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise

Additional Certification: First Aid Responder / Safeguarding 1 Child Protection Certificate – Sports Ireland, FAI – PDP 1 & PDP 2 / GAA Foundation Award / IWS Pool Lifeguard Award

Applications are especially welcome from Mature Students


Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

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