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Inchicore College of Further Education

Inchicore College of Further Education

Leisure & Recreation Management


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

 
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Description...
This course will appeal to anyone interested in sport or leisure. This will prepare students for employment in the sport and leisure industry and/or to progress to Higher Education where graduates may complete further studies in areas such as PE leisure management or sport and leisure related areas. We have a long standing history of training sports professionals and established links wit HE colleges.

The course is full-time and requires attendance five days per week and is of two years duration. Students undertake a block of work experience in each year. Students are given extensive training in playing a variety of sports and leisure pursuits along with a comprehensive range of subjects in the areas of leisure management and administration.

 

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

Year 1:
The Sport and Leisure Industry
Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
Marketing Principles
Managing Resources in Sport and Leisure Management
Employment Law
Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Leisure
Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
Physical Education
Work Experience
Sport and Recreation Studies
Leisure Facility Operations
Occupational First Aid
Swimming and Water Safety

Year 2:
Research Project
Operating and Managing a Sport and Leisure Facility
Law and Sport and Leisure Operations
Event Management in Sport and Leisure
Customer Service
Small Business Enterprise
Work-Based Experience
Managing in the Health and Fitness Industry
Managing Sports Development
Lifeguarding
Physical Education
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Students can participate in a variety of sports at Higher Education Level. These sports may include: Gaelic Football, Soccer, Basketball & Rugby.
The following sports are also catered for at CDVEC Level: Cross-country, Track and Field Athletics, Swimming and Golf.

 

Important: 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.

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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