Sport & Fitness

Course Overview

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Our Sport & Fitness course aims to provide learning opportunities for those with a passion for fitness who are considering a career in that sector. The course covers health-related fitness and anatomy of the body among many aspects.

To further enhance the learner experience, learners will be offered the opportunity to participate in regular sporting and fitness activities including running, cycling and kayaking to help broaden Learners’  knowledge and skills.

Learners will also gain the opportunity to develop in a personal capacity as other modules in the course cover personal and interpersonal development and teamworking. Work Experience is a fundamental part of the course. As such, Learners are offered work-related supports to help with their progression. Gaisce and FAI Kickstart certification is also facilitated as part of this course.

Graduates of the course can progress into employment in a broad array of sectors or if further education is their preference, TUS (former AIT) and Moate Business College are regular Learner progression destinations.

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Course Modules

QQI Level 4 in Pathways to Employment - 4M2010

  • Communications
  • Functional Mathematics
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Cultural Studies
  • Health Related Fitness
  • IT Skills
  • Team Working
  • Workplace Safety
  • Soccer Skills
  • Work Experience
Dumbbells, modern gym weight training equipment for exercises and rehab, leg presses

Course Aim

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To provide participants with the knowledge, skills and competence to progress into general employment or more specifically into the fitness industry

Our range of training aspects and flexible Work Experience element enables successful progression.

Information

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Qualification
QQI Level 4 Pathways to Employment
Gaisce Award (optional)
Duration
2 Years Fulltime
Number of Places
12
Entry Requirements
16 to 21 years old
No minimum educational entry requirements
Intake
Recruiting for Sept
Timetable
Full-time
Work Experience
Yes
Progression Options
Employment or Further Education
Training Allowance
Up to €232 per week (if eligible)

Applications

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If you would like to to apply for this course, please fill in the application form by tapping the Apply Here button below. We will be in touch once we have had time to review your application.