ITEC Personal Training with Sports Science Level 6


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ITEC Personal Training with Sports Science Level 6

ITEC Personal Training with Sports Science Level 6

ITEC Personal Training with Sports Science Level 6

Course Code: 6M5147

QQI Level 6

Course Details

Award Title Fees Status
Sport & Recreation €250.00 Open - Apply Now

Course Outline

This course allows students the opportunity to refine and further develop their skills in the sports and fitness area. Students gain a deeper understanding of sports related topics and gain experience in dealing with a variety of groups. They learn to apply their knowledge and skills obtained at level 5

Successful students will qualify with an additional ITEC Diploma in Personal Training and gain invaluable work experience in this area.


Work Experience

Work experience takes place throughout the academic year in a variety of centres and enterprises offering sport and recreation activities.

Special Features

There is an opportunity within the course to complete the following optional courses for an additional fee. RLSS Pool Lifeguard
Child Protection and Code of Ethics
Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness (CEHF) Accredited by University of Limerick. www.ncefinfo.com
Strength and Conditioning Course - Phase 1
Kick Start 1 - FAI Soccer Coaching Qualification

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a QQI Level 5 Award in Sport & Recreation Studies
DSRXX or equivalent
Interview
Additional costs may apply for NGB accreditation.

Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Course Modules

This module aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the role and function of management in the business environment, in addition to developing effective management skills.
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and or in an instructional capacity in an exercise, health and fitness environment.
This module is designed to enable learners to establish community health programmes and raise community awareness of Health related issues.
The module is designed to enable the learner to gain an in depth understanding of the role and function of management in the business environment, and to develop effective management skills.
The module is designed to provide opportunities for learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan, implement and evaluate coaching programmes for a range of sports. On successful completion of the module, candidates will be competent to provide coaching in a range of sports in either the school or club sport situation.
This programme module aims to assist the learner to gain an understanding of the structure, procedures, functioning and rules and regulations within the sport, recreation and exercise sector.
The module is designed to provide the learner with a sound knowledge of the concepts of nutrition, in relation to the energy sources and amounts required for active living, exercise, sport and weight management.
This module is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge to change behaviour in a sporting context. It will enable participants to develop an understanding of the psychological principles that underpin coaching techniques. It is aimed at individuals who are working with teams or athletes and participants who choose to work in the leisure industry.

Progression Routes

Sport and Recreation - AIT - Level 7
Sport and Recreation - WIT - Level 7
Strength and Conditioning - LIT - Level 7
Sport and Business - LIT - Level 8
Health Promotion - WIT - Level 8
Sports and Exercise - Carlow IT - Level 8

Career Opportunities

Sports Coach
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Sports Nutritionist
Personal Trainer
Fitness Instructor
Sports Management
Sports Development Officer

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