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Sport & Fitness

Sport & Fitness is a course run by Pearse College of Further Education, Dublin. Sport & Fitness gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Sport & Fitness at Pearse College of Further Education, please review the details below.

This part time Sport & Fitness course over 2 years is FREE to anyone in receipt of social welfare payments and to medical card holders and offers the chance to pursue a career in the sport & fitness industry.

The course is split into 2 groups Fitness and Sport with an emphasis placed on gaining a fitness qualification and various coaching awards respectively. There are also several theory based modules which require students to gain a deeper understanding of the various elements in the sport & fitness industry. These elements combined provide students with further education and workplace opportunities. If students successfully complete the 2 years they will also receive the FETAC level 5 award in sport and recreation.

Course Modules:

Sport Group
Exercise & Fitness
Sport & Recreation Studies

Fitness Group
Anatomy & Physiology
Leisure Facility Operations
Work Experience
Leisure Facility Administration
ITEC Diploma in Gym Instruction

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Training ProviderPearse College of Further Education
Course LocationCrumlin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 12
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration2 years part time.
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsThis course is aimed at those in receipt of a social welfare payment. Prior interest or experience in sport or fitness is essential, a leaving certificate or equivalent qualification would be an advantage but is not essential. Students will also be required to carry out a formal interview with the course co-ordinator.
Carear PathProgression to further or third level education Progression to our advanced soccer career and development course Employment in the sport & fitness industry
Course Code5M5146
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Pearse College of Further Education
Clogher Road
Crumlin, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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