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.
|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|
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.
2 years part time.
- Progression to further or third level education
- Progression to our advanced soccer career and development course
- Employment in the sport & fitness industry
Please click here and fill in our application form. We will be in touch with you shortly regarding an interview time and date.