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LTS1 - Level 5 Sport & Leisure Management

Leisure professionals play a vital role in the day-to-day health and wellbeing of the general population through their work in leisure facilities, gyms and sports clubs. Complete your studies in this dynamic and fast moving sector and gain a qualification to work in an industry with real rewards and change people’s lives on a daily basis.

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Is this course right for you?

This course aims to provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge to instruct people in the sports, coaching and leisure industry. The course has a large practical element, which will require students to actively coach and instruct others in various disciplines. This is an essential course for anyone looking to progress to a position within the leisure industry or for those currently working in fitness that want to advance their career.

What will you study?

As part of the training, learners will take a Certificate in Fitness Instructing and complete fitness testing, instruct exercise classes, prescribe exercise through the development of gym programmes, delve into nutrition and gain invaluable exposure to the leisure industry during work placement.

Areas of study to include:

  • Sport & Recreation Studies
  • Exercise & Fitness
  • Sports Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Leisure Facility Administration
  • GAA Football Coaching
  • Soccer Coaching
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Occupational First Aid

Additional: ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Qualifications Obtained

5M5146 QQI Level 5 Sports, Recreation & Exercise

National Governing Body Awards

ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Shane Williams.

LTS1 - Level 5 Sport & Leisure Management

LTS1 - Level 5 Sport & Leisure Management

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
ITEC Dip in Fitness €300.00

There may be additional fee for specialist courses and MI college tracksuit

LTS1 - Level 5 Sport & Leisure Management

Career Prospects

Sport and Leisure Management graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Leisure Attendant l Youth and Community Work l Gym Instruction l Lifeguarding l GAA Coaching l Soccer Coaching l Leisure Centre Management l Sports Retail l Sport Development l Professional Coaching l Strength and Conditioning Coach.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Health Fitness and Sport Performance – Level 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DIT Leisure Management 7
IT Carlow Sport & Exercise Science (SES) 8
UCC Sports Studies and Physical Education 8
DKIT Health and Physical Activity 8
GMIT  Sport and Exercise Science 8

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Fitness Habit | Coral Leisure | The Peace Link | David Lloyds | The Hillgrove Leisure Club.

LTS2 - Level 5 Sports Coaching & Exercise Studies

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 professional level. Develop the skills necessary to guide and develop athletes to enhance their sporting performance.

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Is this course right for you?

The course is practically orientated and introduces a broad range of sport and fitness modules to develop fundamental coaching skills and abilities in a variety of different sports and disciplines.

What will you study?

Sport Coaching provides learners with a range of skills, resources and governing body qualifications to prepare them for a career in coaching, fitness and sports related fields. Learners will plan, prepare and implement various coaching sessions throughout a busy year.

Areas of study to include:

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

Additional: National Governing Body Coaching Qualifications

Qualifications Obtained

5M45146 QQI Level 5 Sports, Recreation & Exercise

National Governing Body Awards (e.g. GAA, FAI, Basketball Ireland)

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Shane Williams.

LTS2 - Level 5 Sports Coaching & Exercise Studies

LTS2 - Level 5 Sports Coaching & Exercise Studies

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 €100.00

There may be additional fee for specialist courses and MI college tracksuit

LTS2 - Level 5 Sports Coaching & Exercise Studies

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 l Youth and Community Work l Soccer Coaching l GAA Coaching l Sports Retail l Sport Development l Professional Coaching l Strength and Conditioning Coach l Performance Analysis l Coaching Officers l Lifestyle Coach l NGB Referee.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Health Fitness and Sport Performance – Level 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

 

College Course Area Level
IT Carlow Sports Coaching and Business Management 7
DKIT Sport, Exercise and Enterprise 7
IT Blanchardstown Sports Management and Coaching 8
IT Carlow Strength and Conditioning 8
GMIT  Sport and Exercise Science 8

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Monaghan GAA | Football Association of Ireland| The Peace Link | Monaghan Local Sports Partnership | NRC, Basketball Ireland.

LTS3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health, Fitness & Sport Performance

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 provides a springboard to do so, while gaining an insight into athlete development and methods to enhance sporting performance.

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Is this course right for you?

The Advanced Certificate involves practical and theoretical sport studies to prepare learners for a career in sport coaching, sport development and the leisure sector. In addition, it also prepares students for progression to various sports related degrees, as well as specific advanced progression opportunities (access into year two of degree programmes) which have been agreed with a number of third level colleges.

What will you study?

Throughout the year there will be opportunities to practise coaching skills, gain national coaching qualifications, examine nutrition, study health promotion and improve sporting opportunities in your local community, while enhancing career and further education opportunities. The On Site Massage module enables learners to perform massage on non-pathological tissue in the workplace and at sporting events.

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

Additional: ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training/Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

Qualifications Obtained

6M5147 QQI Level 6 Sports, Recreation & Exercise

National Governing Body Awards (e.g. GAA, FAI, Athletics Ireland)

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Shane Williams.

LTS3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health, Fitness & Sport Performance

LTS3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health, Fitness & Sport Performance

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Coaching costs €150.00
ITEC Dip in Personal Training (elective) € 300.00

There may be additional fee for specialist courses and MI college tracksuit

LTS3 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health, Fitness & Sport Performance

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 l Group Instruction l Sports Development Officer l Strength and Conditioning Coach│ Youth and Community Work l Sports Coach l Sports Retail l Sport Development l Professional Coaching l Performance Analysis l Coaching Officer l Lifestyle Coach l NGB Referee.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
UCC Sports Studies and Physical Education 8
UUJ Sport and Exercise Sciences 8
DIT Leisure Management (Advanced Entry to Second Year) 7
DKIT Sport, Exercise and Enterprise (Advanced Entry to Second Year) 7
UCC Arts (with Specialisms) 8

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

The Peace Link | The Fitness Habit Ltd | Coral Leisure | Hillgrove Leisure Club | Personal Training.