Course Description

Yoga Teaching and Holistic Studies

What will I study in this Yoga Teaching and Holistic Studies course?

  • Specific Purpose Certificate Stand-up Paddle Boarding Instructional Skills (5N21805)
  • Delivering Yoga Teaching Sessions (iUSP155)
  • Programming Yoga Teaching Sessions (iUSP147)
  • Outdoor Leadership & Safety (5N4647) and Know How to Support Clients who take part in Exercise & Physical Activity (iUSP172)
  • Outdoor Recreation (5N5386) and Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health (iUSP143)
  • Sports Anatomy & Physiology (5N4648) and Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise & Health (iUSP146)
  • Adventure Activities (5N4646)
  • Safety & Health at Work (5N1794) and Health, Safety & Welfare in a Fitness Environment (iUSP179)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications (5N0690)

Why should I apply?

Yoga and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) are becoming increasingly popular in the wellbeing and holistic sector, as they offer a range of physical and mental health benefits that can help individuals achieve greater balance, relaxation, and overall wellbeing. The physical and mental benefits of these activities have been widely documented, including reduced stress, improved fitness, and increased mental clarity. These activities can also have a positive impact on local economies, as they attract tourists and promote outdoor recreation.

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryEducational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Outdoor Sport and Recreation (5M5148)
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsWhat are the entry requirements? Minimum Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Additional High level of physical fitness is essential. Understanding of and sensitivity towards the natural environment. Demonstrate participation, membership or leadership in sporting and outdoor activities is an advantage but not essential. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills. Excellent numeracy skills. Basic computer skills. Positive, adaptable, self-motivated team player. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process.
Course Code414412
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