The aim of this progarmme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence in a range of sports, recreation and exercise activities to work independently and under supervision in a variety of sports related contexts and or to progress to higher education and training. This course is designed to equip students with a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to work under supervision and independently in the sports and recreation industry.
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.
Mature applicants welcome
Applicants whose first language is not English will require a competency as stated in our admissions policy here
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.
Participants on this programme have the opportunity to apply for a three-week work experience placement abroad (Students must be over 18)
Click here for Progression Routes from Sport Recreation & Exercise 5M5146
ATU - Sligo
Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.
TUS - Athlone
The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website. Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup
Graduates from this course may pursue employment in the following areas:
There are no fees to study this course
This is a full-time one year course and runs from September to May.
Please phone 07191 45480 or email [email protected]
SligoCFE reserves the right to make changes in 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 Institute and a student or third party.