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Personal Trainer & Leisure Management

Course Code(s):  6M4749 EC
QQI Award Code:  6M4749 Leisure Facility Supervisory Management
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4749 EC
QQI Award Code 6M4749 Leisure Facility Supervisory Management
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course will provide a more in-depth look at sports management and sports education. Physical Education and the Sports Industry continues to be one of the largest growing industries in Ireland. The course is designed for learners to achieve a higher level of certification for employment or to continue on to higher education at a more advanced level.

What will you Study?

QQI:
Leisure Facility Operations
Safety Management
Work Experience
Team leadership
Training Delivery and Evaluation
Sports Psychology
Customer service

ITEC Exercise to music:
Unit 406 Planning group exercise to music
Unit 407 Instructing group exercise to music

ITEC Personal Trainer:
Unit 412 Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
Unit 413 Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
Unit 414 Programming personal training with clients
Unit 415 Delivering personal training sessions

ITEC Instructing Strength and Conditioning Sessions:
Unit 461 Planning a Strength and Conditioning Session
Unit 462 Instructing a Strength and Components subject to change Conditioning Session
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M4749

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Exercise and Health Instructor   Teacher - Physical Education  
Personal Trainer   Massage Therapist  
Physical Therapist   Physiotherapist  
Spinologist   Sports Scientist   
Sport Psychologist   Physiotherapist - Sports   
Sports Therapist   Fitness / Aerobics Instructor  
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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.