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Sport Coaching & Exercise Studies

Course Code(s):  5M5146 LTS2
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146 LTS2
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The course is practically orientated and introduces a broad range of sport and fitness modules to develop fundamental coaching skills and abilities in a variety of different sports and disciplines. Sport Coaching provides learners with a range of skills, resources and governing body qualifications to prepare them for a career in coaching, fitness and sports related fields. Learners will plan, prepare and implement various coaching sessions throughout a busy year.

What will you Study?

The course is practically orientated and introduces a broad range of sport and fitness modules to develop fundamental coaching skills and abilities in a variety of different sports and disciplines.

Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Soccer Coaching 5N4887
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Gaelic Football Coaching 5N5085
Nutrition 5N2006
Sports Anatomy and Physiology 5N4648
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356

Options:
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
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

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