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 Round 1 - Wednesday 11th March 2020, Round 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020, Round 3 - Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May 2020, Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August.
Application Date You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education. Applications for the each academic year will open from January 1st.

Please note a valid email address and mobile phone number must be given as all correspondence will be made via mobile phone and email.

Course Admission Interviews take place during March, April & May with course offers issued thereafter. Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August 2020.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2020
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Exercise & Fitness
Sports Industry Practice
Gym Instruction
Sports Nutrition
Sports Psychology
Health Promotion
On Site Massage
Sports Injuries Taping & Strapping
GAA Coaching
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements A QQI Level 5 award in Sport or equivalent is a prerequisite to access this Level 6 programme
Careers or Further Progression

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

UCC Sports Studies and Ph...

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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