Sport & Fitness (part-time)

This part time Sport & Fitness course over 2 years is FREE to anyone in receipt of social welfare payments and to medical card holders and offers the chance to pursue a career in the sport & fitness industry.

The course is split into 2 groups, Fitness and Sport, with an emphasis placed on gaining a fitness qualification and various coaching awards respectively. There are also several theory based modules which require students to gain a deeper understanding of the various elements in the sport & fitness industry. These elements combined provide students with further education and workplace opportunities. If students successfully complete the 2 years they will also receive the FETAC level 5 award in sport and recreation.

Course modules
Sport Group Fitness Group
Exercise & Fitness Anatomy & Physiology
Nutrition Leisure Facility Operations
Sport & Recreation Studies Work Experience
Communications Leisure Facility Administration
ITEC Diploma in Gym Instruction
How do I get in?

This course is aimed at those in receipt of a social welfare payment. Prior interest or experience in sport or fitness is essential, a leaving certificate or equivalent qualification would be an advantage but is not essential.

Students will also be required to carry out a formal interview with the course co-ordinator.

How long is the course?

2 years part time.

What do I get out of it?
  • QQI/FETAC level 5 award in Sport & Recreation studies - 5M5146.
  • ITEC Diploma in Gym Instruction
Where can I go from here?
  • Progression to further or third level education
  • Progression to our advanced soccer career and development course
  • Employment in the sport & fitness industry
How do I apply?

Please click here and fill in our application form. We will be in touch with you shortly regarding an interview time and date.