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Sports and PE Pre-Teaching (Sports, Recreation & Exercise)

-Created 17-02-2022

Sports Management and Coaching

location Clash Road

Course Title:   Sports and PE Pre-Teaching (Sports, Recreation & Exercise)
Course Category:   Sports Management and Coaching
Duration:   39 weeks
Entry Requirements
• Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course.
• Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award.
• Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+.
• Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B1 or Higher).
• Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
• Must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
• Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process.
Course Content
• Basketball Coaching (SN4888)
• Communications (Community) (C50070)
• Concepts in Education & Training (5N3631)
• Exercise and Fitness (C50014)
• Leisure Facility Operations (C50108)
• Nutrition (C50029)
• Soccer Coaching (Community) (C50107)
• Sport & Recreation Studies (C50046)
This is a one year full time course that will equip students with the knowledge and skills to work across a variety of different areas within the sports and leisure industry and for those in particular interested in progressing to pursue a career in PE Teaching.


This course is an ideal starting point for learners interested in pursuing a career in the sports or leisure.
Progression to a variety of different sports related degree courses at Universities and Institutes of Technology nationally.
Learning Outcomes
If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses.

There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Time table
Full Time
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (5M5146)
Start Date
Start Date:   05/09/2022
Course provider information
Contact person:   Kerry College of Further Education and Training
Course Email:
Contact:   066 7149696
Institute:   Kerry College of Further Education and Training
Location:   Clash Road

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