QQI Level 5 (5M5146)

Sport, Recreation and Exercise

Course Information

The purpose of this QQI level 5 award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence in a range of sports, recreation and exercise activities to work under supervision in a variety of sports related contexts and/or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Course Content

Component Title Code
Communications 5N0690
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction.
Work Experience 5N1356
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction.
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and instructional skills to assist an exercise instructor in the delivery of a safe and effective exercise programme or class.
Nutrition 5N2006
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the nutritional composition of food and the effects of food and nutrition on an individual’s health and personal wellbeing.
Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning sport and recreation activities to enable the learner to work under supervision in a variety of sport, recreation and exercise contexts.
Sports Anatomy and Physiology 5N4648
This programme module aims to equip the learner with knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and how it is relevant to participation in sports and exercise.
Sports Exercise Injury Prevention 5N5665
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and practical skills to identify, treat and rehabilitate athletes with different sporting injuries.
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide and co-ordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 and the associated Guide to these Regulations
Word Processing 5N1358
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable or publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction.
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment.

Award Information

QQI Level 5 certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (5M5146)

Duration

1 year

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or FETAC Level 4. For mature candidates (21+) experience will be considered in lieu of academic qualifications.

Note: This course requires participants to be Garda vetted. Continued participation on the course and work placement is dependent on the successful completion of this process.

Course Fees

Student Services €150, Government Levy €200 (Medical card holders exempt), QQI Exam fees €50
(Medical card holders exempt), Tracksuit €100, Speed, Agility & Quickness (SAQ) €200, (Optional)

Total: €500 (€250 with Medical Card).

Further Studies

Graduates of this QQI Level 5 course can progress to a range of Level 6 options in Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa: Coach Education 2, Leisure and Recreation 2, Soccer Studies 2 etc. Cork Institute of Technology: Bachelor of Business in Recreation and Leisure Management (CR32) ; University College Cork: Sports Studies and Physical Education (CK116)

Further Information
For information and application contact: info@citynorthcollege.ie 021 4391782 / 021 4397740 www.citynorthcollege.ie