Sport and Fitness with Personal Training Year 2

Cavan Institute


Course Name Sport and Fitness with Personal Training Year 2
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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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
Certificate at UK Level 2  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
Diploma at UK Level 3  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content About This Course
This is designed as a follow-on course from the level 5 course in Sports Coaching and Leisure Management (Year 1) available at Cavan Institute (and elsewhere).

This one-year Sport and Fitness with Personal Training (Year 2) course is designed to prepare students for a career at a supervisory level in the leisure industry, sports coaching or as a pathway for further study. Students will also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications in gym instruction.
FET Code 6M5147 - Sports, Recreation & Exercise.
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Certification
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise)

ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Strength and Conditioning

GAA Award 1 (second award on the coaching pathway for Gaelic Games)

Coach Education Course

FAI Player Development Plan 2
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

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Course Fee Please refer to the Institute's website for a breakdown of the course fee (see "Link to Course Fee" above).

*The Post Leaving Certificate Government Levy of €200 is removed for 2022/2023.
Financial Support

Expand+1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan Institute is one.

Application Date

Expand+How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2022/23 academic year are Open (via link below).

A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.


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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2022
Subjects Taught Planning Gym-Based Exercise
Health Promotion
Sports Nutrition
Instructing Gym-Based Exercise
Business Administration
Skills Soccer Coaching
Team Leadership
Gaelic Football Coaching
Sports Industry Practice
Exercise and Fitness
Work Experience
Entry Requirements QQI level 5 award in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (or equivalent). Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate industry experience.
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Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of this course in Sports Development with Personal Training (Year 2) have found employment in a supervisory capacity in the leisure and sports sectors, including fitness centres, gyms, hotels and leisure clubs, swimmin...

Further Enquiries Cavan Institute,
Cathedral Road,
Co. Cavan.
H12 E426
Tel: +353 49 4332633
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