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Health and Physical Activity Level 6
Advanced Certificate


Is This Course For You?

This innovative programme, facilitating Level-6 entry, has been designed to immerse the learner in an environment of health awareness conducive to academic excellence.

Students are schooled in the principles of best-practice across a broad spectrum of modules related to healthcare, fitness and physical activity. Specifically tailored as an access programme for third level studies, successful graduates may apply for advanced entry to a number of Degree Programmes.

Entry Requirements

What Will I Study?

Sports Industry Practice, Nutrition and Health, On-Site Massage, Sports Psychology, Team Leadership, Work Experience, Electives: Gaelic Football Coaching Rugby Coaching (In partnership with Rugby Academy Ireland)

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Level 6 Sports, Recreation and Exercise 6M5147 and ITEC Gym Instruction.

Career Opportunities and Progression

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology. Third-level institutes reserve a number of places on
degree courses for mature learners (over the age of 23). Learners must apply to each institute individually.

Graduates of Colaiste Ide Advanced Certificate Level 6 are enrolled in the following Programmes:


1 Year

Course Code: 





Places on our fulltime PLC programmes are available free of charge to VTOS applicants


Coláiste Íde College of Further Education Cardiffsbridge Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11

T 01 834 2333 / 01 834 2450 F 01 834 7242 E W

Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board