If you enjoy working with people, have an interest in the areas of sport and exercise and are highly energised and motivated, this course is for you. Gain practical experience through coaching and instructing in sport and exercise, while developing your knowledge, skills and confidence in the area. Completing this course leads to a world of opportunities for employment and/or further studies.
- Exercise & Fitness
- Sport & Recreation Studies
- Sports Anatomy & Physiology
- Soccer Coaching
- Basketball Coaching
- Gaelic Football Coaching
- Word Processing
- Work Experience
- First Aid
National Governing Body Sports Coaching Awards
First Aid Responder (PHECC and HSA accredited)
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
DkIT | Sports, Exercise and Enterprise | Level 7
IT Carlow | Sports Coaching and Business Management (Soccer/GAA/Rugby) | Level 8
UCC | Sports Studies and Physical Education | Level 8
TU Dublin | Leisure Management | Level 7
DkIT | Health and Physical Activity | Level 8
IT Tralee | Health and Leisure (with Physical Education) | Level 8
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Leisure Attendant | Youth and Community Work | Soccer Coach | Basketball Coach | Gaelic Football Coach | Sports Retail | Sports Development | Sports Officer
2020-21 Course Fees
Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.
€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:
- Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
- Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.