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
First Aid Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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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...

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 (e.g. GAA, FAI)
FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00
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 PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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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
Customer Service/Communications
Work Experience

Work Experience
National Governing Body Coaching Qualifications
FAR (First Aid Response)
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
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Careers or Further Progression

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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 l Youth and Community Work l Soccer Coachin...

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Elaine Reilly.

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