Sport Coaching & Exercise Studies

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Sport Coaching & Exercise Studies
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M5146 LTS2
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Sports coaches provide opportunities for athletes to work towards achieving their full potential in their relevant sports. Complete your studies in this area to gain a qualification to allow you to coach sports people and teams, from youth to profess...

FET Code 5M5146 - Sports, Recreation & Exercise
Duration 1 Year Full Time
Comment Qualifications Obtained

5M45146 QQI Level 5 Sports, Recreation & Exercise

National Governing Body Coaching Qualifications

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Occupational First Aid / First responder €190.00 TBC
Coaching costs €80.00

There may be additional fee for specialist courses and MI college tracksuit
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Sport & Recreation Studies
Soccer Coaching
Exercise & Fitness
Gaelic Football Coaching
Sports Anatomy and Physiology
Word Processing
Work Experience
Occupational First Aid

National Governing Body Coaching Qualifications
FAR (First Aid Response)
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in sport. Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory Garda Vetting.
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

Sports Coaching and Exercise Studies graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Sports Development Officer
Youth and Community Work
Soccer Coach...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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