courses in Ireland
Findacourse Forum
Forum Home
Findacourse.ie Forum > Further Education and PLC > PE teacher through plc course
PE teacher through plc course

I always wanted to become a PE teacher but didn’t get enough points to get into a Higher Education Institute. What are my options now?

Every year there are college applicants left extremely disappointed when they fail to make the points required to study physical education in the University sector. Most of those eager to work as a PE teacher usually look to alternative avenues to get into this very popular area – hence the competitiveness.

A starting point for you would be to contact your local PLC provider/s and see do they offer a further education course in health and leisure. On completion of this course, you can look at progressing to an Institute of Technology, like Tralee, for example, and complete their Bachelor of Science in Health and Leisure followed by their add on honours degree programme in physical education and then transfer to University of Limerick for a one year Higher Diploma in Education.

As mentioned, this is an extremely popular path that many take to gain entry to Physical Education Teaching. Entry is based on interview and having at least a 2:2 in a relevant Primary Degree at Honours level, which is recognised by the Teaching Council for the purposes of teaching P.E. Candidates will also be expected to provide a portfolio of evidence of movement achievement. Garda clearance is also a requirement for this programme.







Course Quick-Search

education news education news

Upcoming Booking Deadlines

Feb
26
Dermaplaning Training Advance Facial County Dublin
Beauty Board College
Feb
28
Certificate in Training and Development South Dublin City
Open Training College
Mar
01
Web Design Specialist Diploma Carlow, Kildare, Cork City, Louth, Galway City,...
Pitman Training
Mar
03
Holistic and Sports Massage Course Level 3 County Dublin
Holistic College Dublin
Mar
05
Kinesio Taping Workshop LIMERICK. Limerick
Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy
Mar
10
Computer Networking Dublin City Centre
Hi-Tech Training
Mar
16
L4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Donegal
Sports Fitness Academy
Mar
25
View More Upcoming Courses
fitness courses Ireland