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Sport. Health & Fitness Studies

Course Code(s):  5M5146 OFSR
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146 OFSR
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for a career in the health and fitness industry or sports coaching or alternatively to act as a route into third level education in the areas of sport, health and fitness.

What will you Study?

Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Anatomy and Physiology
Nutrition
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Volleyball Coaching
Gaelic Football Coaching 5N5085
Soccer Coaching 5N4887
Basketball Coaching 5N4888
Internet
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DSRXX 5M5146

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

Ratio of Male to Female participants:

source: QQI

Grades Recieved:

source: QQI