Sports Management and Personal Training

This course is about continuing development of skills learned from a FETAC level 5 Sport & Recreation certification course. The aim of the course is to provide students with industry ready qualifications to obtain a sustainable career within Sport and Exercise Sciences. The Sports Management and Personal Training course is unique because along with the FETAC level 6 award students can undertake ITEC Personal Trainer & Sport injury massage within the Sports Management and Personal Training.

Course modules

FETAC Level 6 modules:
Sports Coaching (Compulsory)
Sports Community Development (Compulsory)
Sports Nutrition
Sport Psychology
Holistic Massage
Personal Development
Business Management

ITEC Level 3 modules:
Sport Injury Massage
Sport Injuries

How do I get in?

It is Compulsory that potential candidates have at least a FETAC level 5 certificate in Sport & Recreation (or a relevant third level qualification). Experience and interest in soccer is essential. The student will be required to perform a practical interview on sport competencies and a formal interview with the course co-ordinator. Successful completion of the Leaving Certificate is desirable but not essential.

How long is the course?

One year full time from September to May. Students can be timetabled from Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

What do I get out of it?

This course is the another step on the educational ladder that will lead to a career in Sport & Exercise

  • FETAC Level 6 Sport Community Development
  • ITEC Diploma in Personal Training & Sport Injury Massage
  • FAI Goal Keeper Introduction Certificate

Upon completion of the course students will have industry ready qualifications to obtain a career in Sport & Exercise. It will also equip students to seek further education on a Level 7 Degree course on the national framework of qualifications.

Where can I go from here?

This course is suitable for learners who intend to continue their studies in a third level educational institute. Successful graduates, through the Higher Education Links Scheme, may work towards a diploma or degree in nutrition, science or related areas. It also serves as a useful stepping stone to a career in health care or catering.

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.

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