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Sports Development with Personal Training

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Sports Development with Personal Training

Course Code: CI062SC
Course Level: 6
Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports Recreation and Exercise
ITEC Certificate in Fitness Instruction
QQI Code: 6M5147
Duration: 1 Year
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Sports Development and Coaching - Level 6 Certificate in Sports Recreation and Exercise
Sports Development and Coaching - Level 6 Certificate in Sports Recreation and Exercise

Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 Award in Sports Coaching and Leisure Management or Outdoor Recreation (or Equivalent). Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement.

Course Description
This is designed as a follow-on course from any of the level 5 course in Sports Coaching and Leisure Management available at Cavan Institute (and elsewhere). This one-year course is designed to prepare students for a career at a supervisory level in the leisure industry, sports coaching or as a pathway for further study. Students will also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications in gym instruction.

Course Content

  • Gaelic Football Coaching
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Event Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Soccer Coaching
  • Sports Industry Practice
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Team Leadership
  • Work Experience
  • Planning Gym-Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym-Based Exercise
  • Exercise and Fitness


Career Opportunities
Graduates of this course have found employment in a supervisory capacity in the leisure and sports sectors, including fitness centres, gyms, hotels and leisure clubs, swimming complexes and in the coaching area.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
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