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Do a Level 5 FETAC health related course. The skills and qualities that are needed to do this type of work are a real sense of caring for other people, communication skills, listening skills, be able to take and give constructive criticism without causing or taking offence, patience a willing to give your best effort to your work.
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Leisure Facility Supervisory Management

Course Code(s):  LFXX 6M4749
QQI Award Code:  6M4749 Leisure Facility Supervisory Management
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme is ideal for those wishing to further their studies, skills and techniques in leisure management area. The wide variety of modules will expose learners to a diverse range of practical and theoretical sport and leisure disciplines and will enable the student to gain knowledge and confidence in the management area.

What will you Study?

Leisure Facility Operations
Safety Management
Team Leadership
Work Experience
Marketing Management
Business Management
Exercise and Fitness
Health Promotion
Sports Nutrition
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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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
Business Organisation & Management
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