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|QQI Award Code:||5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise|
|QQI Award Code||5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise|
This course will appeal to anyone interested in sport or leisure. This will prepare students for employment in the sport and leisure industry and/or to progress to Higher Education where graduates may complete further studies in areas such as PE leisure management or sport and leisure related areas. We have a long standing history of training sports professionals and established links wit HE colleges.
The course is full-time and requires attendance five days per week and is of two years duration. Students undertake a block of work experience in each year. Students are given extensive training in playing a variety of sports and leisure pursuits along with a comprehensive range of subjects in the areas of leisure management and administration.
The Sport and Leisure Industry
Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
Managing Resources in Sport and Leisure Management
Employment Law 5N3785
Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Leisure
Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
Work Experience 5N1356
Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Leisure Facility Operations 5N4667
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Swimming and Water Safety
Operating and Managing a Sport and Leisure Facility
Law and Sport and Leisure Operations
Event Management in Sport and Leisure
Customer Service 5N0972
Small Business Enterprise
Managing in the Health and Fitness Industry
Managing Sports Development
Students can participate in a variety of sports at Higher Education Level. These sports may include: Gaelic Football, Soccer, Basketball and Rugby.
The following sports are also catered for at CDVEC Level: Cross-country, Track and Field Athletics, Swimming and Golf.
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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