Course Description

Sport, Fitness and Exercise

This Sport, Fitness and Recreation course is ideal for anyone with an interest in health and fitness and aims
to prepare students for employment in this dynamic, energetic and fast moving sector. Much emphasis is placed on gaining a fitness qualification and various coaching awards respectively. There are also theory based modules which require students to gain a deeper understanding of the various elements in the sport and fitness industry. These elements combine to provide students with further education and workplace opportunities.
Sport and Recreation Studies
Safety and Health
Sports Anatonomy and Physiology
Exercise and Fitness
Work Experience
Professional Sports Fitness Instructor

CollegeCarlow Institute of Further Education
Course LocationCarlow
Course CategoryFitness Instruction, Fitness & Sport
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year
Course FeeGoverning Body Certification Fees-varied and subject to change, will be discussed at interview.
Carear PathThis course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology or to progress within the college to our QQI Level 6 Professional Sports Fitness Instruction course on offer. Students who qualify in this area can pursue further study and a career in: Gym/Fitness Instructor Sports Retail Management Sports Development Officer Recreation and Leisure Management Personal Trainer
Phone059 913 1187
Course Code5M5146
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