Course Description

Advanced Outdoor Activity Instructor (Sports, Recreation & Exercise)

Open Canoeing Instruction (6N5349) – Including Canoeing Ireland Level 4 proficiency training and assessment and Level 2 instructor training and assessment

Orienteering Instruction (6N5190) – Orienteering Ireland Orienteering Instructor Award

Sea Kayaking Instruction (6N5193) – Including Canoeing Ireland Essential Coastal Navigation Course, Level 4 proficiency training and assessment and Level 2 instructor training and assessment

Single Pitch Rock-climbing (6N5845) – Including Mountaineering Ireland Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI) Assessment

Sports Industry Practice (6N4650)

Team Leadership (6N1948)

Trail Cycle Leader Instruction Skills (6N4946) – Including Cycling Ireland Trail Cycle Leader training and assessment

Work Experience (6N1947)

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategorySport and Leisure Management, Fitness & Sport
Course TypeIn-house Training
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Major Award in Sports, Recreation & Exercise (6M5147)
Course Start Date18th September 2023
Course End Date16th August 2024
Course Duration48 Weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsMinimum of 18 years of age Competent written and spoken English (CEFR Level B2 or higher) You must hold a recent and relevant NFQ Level 5 Major Award (or equivalent NGB qualifications) If you do not hold these qualifications, applicants are expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 5 (or equivalent) when accessing this Level 6 programme Mature applicants with relevant experience High level of physical fitness is essential Demonstrable participation, membership or leadership in sporting and outdoor activities Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Positive, adaptable, self-motivated, team player High standard of personal presentation Have an interest in working with children, adults or corporate groups Understanding of and sensitivity towards the natural environment Garda Vetting is a pre-requisite
Carear PathGraduates will have the skills to work in multi-activity organisations as instructors in OETCs, Adventure Centres, adventure tourism markets and in private enterprise.
Course Code372135
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