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Health and Physical Activity Level 6
Advanced Certificate

SPORTS, RECREATION AND EXERCISE 6M5147

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

» Leaving Certificate: Five passes at Ordinary Level, including two honours (minimum grade H4) at Higher Level. Mathematics is a mandatory subject, and Biology is desirable, or
» QQI/FETAC Level 5 award, or
» Others, including mature students: Assessed individually, and
» Medically certified evidence of fitness to participate in exercise, and
» Personal interview

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:

» Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, The Netherlands, Bachelor of Health Pysiotherapy
» Portobello Institute Dublin: B.Sc (Hons) Physical Education and Sports Science, (Awarded by London Metropolitan University)
» Garda Siochana College, Templmore
» I.T Tallaght: Sports Science
» Dundalk I.T: Health & Physical Activity Advanced entry
» DIT: Advanced Entry Leisure Management
» ITB: Sports Management & Coaching

Duration: 

1 Year

Course Code: 

4323