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Sport & Recreation

Sport and Recreation

Certification FETAC Sport and Recreation | Level 5

Award Code 5M5146


This course is designed to equip students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for employment in an ever-expanding Sports and Leisure Industry. It is ideal for both school leavers and mature students who have a keen interest in sport and recreation. This course can also be used as a stepping stone to further education through the Higher Education Links scheme.


A one year course.


National certificate – FETAC Level 5 Sport and Recreation

FAI Kick Start Level 1 Soccer coaching certificate

Occupational First Aid Certificate

GAA Foundation Level coaching certificate

Code of Ethics Award

Sports Inclusion Training

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be interviewed and places awarded based on suitability for the course.

Career Options

Leisure Attendants, Fitness Instructors, Sports Coaches and Sports Retailers.

Work Experience

Each student will get practical experience while working in areas such as leisure centres, retail outlets and coaching. Relationships can be built up between employers and students which may lead to full-time employment on completion of the course.

Further Education Links

FETAC Level 6 Leisure and Recreation Management (Colaiste Stiofain Naofa), National Certificate in Exercise and Fitness (University of Limerick), Recreation and Leisure Management BBus (CIT), BA Sports Studies (UCC) and Specialist Professional courses in practical areas e.g. Aerobics, Lifeguarding.


Sports and Recreation Studies (5N2667), Communications (5N0690), Work experience* (5N1356), Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749), Nutrition (5N2006), Leisure Facility Administration (5N4666), Exercise and Fitness (5N2668), Word Processing (5N1358), Soccer Coaching (5N4887)

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Address:   McEgan College, Macroom, Co. Cork
Phone: 026 41076
Fax: 026 42719
Email: [email protected]

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