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Sport, Exercise & Fitness

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Muine Bheag Vocational School

Muine Bheag Vocational School
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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 course is designed for those students wishing to pursue a career in the sports / leisure / recreation industry. Muinebheag Vocational School has a newly developed state of the art on-campus sports facility where much of the course is delivered.

What will you Study?

Sports and Recreational Studies
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Nutrition
Communications 5N0690
Anatomy and Physiology
Work Experience 5N1356
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
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)

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DSRXX 5M5146

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