Health & Sports Performance - Advanced

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Health & Sports Performance - Advanced
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 6M5147
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
This course offers an opportunity to gain an advanced qualification specialising in health, exercise and sport performance. If you enjoy motivating and helping people to get active or to improve athlete’s performance, this course will give you the skills and experience to work in an industry that makes a real difference to people’s lives.
FET Code 6M5147 - Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
6M5147 QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Sport, Recreation & Exercise

Additional Certification
National Governing Body Sports Coaching Awards
Workshops in Exercise for Specialised Groups
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

•Your email address and mo...

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Exercise & Fitness
Sports Industry Practice
Sports Nutrition
Sports Psychology
Health Promotion
Soccer Coaching
GAA Coaching
Work Experience
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Higher Education
UUJ Sport and Exercise Sciences Level 8
DkIT Sports, Exercise and Enterprise Level 7 (Advanced Entry)
Carlow IT Sports Coaching and Business Management (Soccer/GAA/Rugby) Level 8
UCC Sports Studies and Physical Education Level 8

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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