Health Fitness & Sport Performance

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Health Fitness & Sport Performance
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M5147 LTS3
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 3  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Graduates of the Health, Fitness and Sports Performance programme have excellent opportunities in relation to career progression. Whether you want to advance to work in the sport and leisure industry, or progress to higher education; this programme p...

FET Code 6M5147 - Sports, Exercise & Fitness
Duration 1 Year Full Time
Comment Qualifications
6M5147 QQI Level 6 Sports, Recreation & Exercise
National Governing Body Awards
ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training/ Certificate in Strength and Conditioning
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
ITEC Dip in Personal Training (elective) €200.00

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Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date Applications should be submitted to the Institute by 31st May. All application forms will be date stamped on receipt. Late applications may be considered, where vacancies exist on courses.
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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Sports Industry Practice
Exercise & Fitness
Sports Psychology
Sports Nutrition
Health Promotion
Business Management
Team Leadership
Work Experience
On Site Massage
Spreadsheet Methods

ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training/Certificate in Strength and Conditioning
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Final Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects

Health, Fitness and Sports graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Personal Trainer
Group Instruction
Sports Development Officer
Strength a...

Further Enquiries Email:

Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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For more information on this course, please contact Elaine Reilly.
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