Sports and Fitness Instruction
QQI level 5 award in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (or equivalent). Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate industry experience.
Graduates of this course in Sport & Fitness with Personal Training (Year 2) can work as Personal trainers and 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.
Graduates of this course in Sport & Fitness with Personal Training (Year 2) are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Higher Education Institutions (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements). In addition to the opportunities for training in Irish Universities, Cavan Institute has developed partnerships with UK-based universities and supports students with the UCAS application process.
BEd (Hons) Sports Studies & Education - UCC
Sports Science & Exercise Physiology - TUS Midlands
Sport & Exercise (common entry) - ATU Donegal
BEd (Hons) Physical Education with QTS - University of Sunderland
Sports Coaching & Business management (Soccer) - Institute of Technology Carlow
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise. ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Strength and Conditioning GAA Award 1 (second award on the coaching pathway for Gaelic Games) Coach Education Course FAI Player Development Plan 2
Planning Gym-Based Exercise Health Promotion Sports Nutrition Instructing Gym-Based Exercise Start Your Own Business Soccer Coaching Team Leadership Gaelic Football Coaching Sports Industry Practice Exercise and Fitness Work Experience
About This Course
This one-year Sport and Fitness with Personal Training (Year 2) course is designed to prepare students to work as Personal Trainers, and or in 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.
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