Sports & Pre PE-Teaching at Kerry College

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Develop the knowledge and skills to work across a variety of different areas within the sports and leisure industry and/or to pursue a career in Sports & Pre PE-Teaching at Kerry College.

Major Award

  •  Reference
  •  Campus
    Clash Road
  •  Type
  •  Start date
  •  Duration
    39 weeks
  •  Focus
  •  Certification
    QQI Level 5
  •  Fees
    130 euro

Sports & Pre PE-Teaching at Kerry College. What will I study?

  • Exercise & Fitness (5N2668)
  • Gaelic Football Coaching (5N5085)
  • Nutrition (5N2006)
  • Soccer Coaching (5N4887)
  • Sport & Recreation Studies (5N2667)
  • Adventure Activities (5N4646)
  • Leisure Facility Operations (5N4667)
  • Concepts in Education & Training (5N3631)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)

Why should I do this course?

This course is a great starting point for those interested in pursuing a career in the leisure and fitness industry and/or interested in becoming a PE Teacher.

What are the progression opportunities?

If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses.

There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.


What is the certification?

QQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (5M5146)

What are the entry requirements?

  • Leaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a Level 4 Certificate or have reached the age of 18
  • If above criteria is not met, you may be called for an information interview
  • Mature students are welcome

Course Fee

€130 registration fee.
Please note that your place is not confirmed until you pay this fee.

A Government Levy of €200 is also payable unless one of the following exemptions apply:

  • Students who hold a valid medical card
  • Students in receipt of a SUSI grant
  • Students in receipt of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
  • Students in receipt of a Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)

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