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Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business

Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business; ; If you have an interest in sport, recreation, outdoor pursuits, or in coaching and instruction, this is an ideal course for you.; ; This course will allow you to study all aspects of sport, leisure and recreation allied with advanced business, management and communication skills. The course features a high level of practical activity ranging from all swimming-based activities, surfing, fitness instruction and sports coaching. You will have the chance to attain valuable national and international qualifications including European-recognised gym instruction and personal training qualifications, lifeguarding, swim instructor and several coaching awards.; ; Key Skills:; We have incorporated a number of key skills in the course to equip you for a career in the sport and recreation industry:You will gain practical experience in teaching, skills development, team and personal coaching across a broad range of indoor and outdoor leisure and sporting activities; You will develop competencies in core business areas including management, marketing, finance, law and computer applications; You will develop your people-related skills including communication, interpersonal, team-working and customer service skills; You will understand and learn how to apply conceptual and organisational skills including collecting and organising information, problem solving, planning and organising; You will be tutored on gym instruction; You will gain valuable experience in surfing/swimming; ; There is a work placement during the second semester of year three.; ; EXTRA QUALIFICATIONS:; You can also achieve these extra sports qualifications over the period your studies:Level One and Two IHF Community Walking Leader.; Level One Athletics Ireland Coaching.; EQF Level 3 Fitness Instructor.; EQF Level 4 Personal Trainer.; Irish Water Safety Assistant Swim teacher award.; Royal Lifesaving Society Emergency Response Swimming Pools award.; Royal Lifesaving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (with Automated External Defibrillation).; Irish Water Safety Level 2 Swim teacher award.; GAA – Foundation or level 1 award.; IRFU – Lep Rugby award.; Basketball Ireland – Introductory Basketball Award.

CollegeInstitute of Technology Sligo
Course LocationSligo
Course CategoryBusiness
Course TypeClassroom Based
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Institute of Technology Sligo
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