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Sports, Recreation & Exercise

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year full time course will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to work in the sports and leisure industry. Also the points from this course can be used to gain entry into certain third level institutions.

What will you Study?

Communications 5N0690
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Leisure Facility Operations 5N4667
Leisure Facility Administration 5N4666
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Outdoor Leadership and Safety 5N5187
Sports and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Coaching awards in Tag rugby, Badminton, SAQ, FAI and Swimming
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DSRXX 5M5146

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