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Yvonne Brady

HR Manager

Failte Ireland

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I would strongly recommend a career in HR specifically in hospitality. It is a flexible career with lots of options and opportunities to travel. A qualification in HRM is a good start and gaining work experience is really important. 
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Leisure Facility Supervisory Management


Course Code:  6M4749 LFXX
Award Code(s):  6M4749
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This 1 year, full time programme is ideal for those wishing to further their studies, skills and techniques in leisure management area. The wide variety of modules will expose learners to a diverse range of practical and theoretical sport and leisure disciplines and will enable the student to gain knowledge and confidence in the management area.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

Typical Modules
Leisure Facility Operations
Safety Management
Team Leadership
Work Experience
Marketing Management
Business Management
Exercise and Fitness
Health Promotion
Sports Nutrition

 

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Physical Therapist   Physiotherapist  
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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
Business Organisation & Business Management
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Progression Routes

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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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