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Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise Studies 6M5147 ITEC Certificate in Personal Training ITEC Certificate in Strength and Conditioning REPS Ireland- Registered Exercise Professional

Duration: One Year Full-Time - September to May

Coordinator: Stephen Murphy

This course enhances the leaner’s knowledge as a Personal Trainer to include advanced nutrition, periodisation and advanced training techniques and programme design for special population. The strength and conditioning module familiarises learners with exercise prescription specifically to improve athletic and sports performance. S&C coaches help athletes with injury prevention and proper sporting movements. Strength and Conditioning comprises of the entire development of the athlete and what is needed to develop physical performance. This includes plyometrics, speed and agility, endurance and core stability with strength training being just one component.
PERSONAL TRAINING AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
This course was challenging at times as the standards set for both Sports Massage and Personal Training are extremely high. However, I found this to be a positive as it helped prepare me for both working in the industry and furthering my education in studying for an honours degree in Strength and Conditioning in St Marys University, UK Jonathan Harris Wright

Education Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI level 6 award in Sport, Recreation and Exercise 6M5147
TU Dublin City Centre Sports &Leisure Management Level 8 TU955
TU Dublin Tallaght Sports Science and Health G Level 7 TU736
TU Dublin Tallaght Sports Studies G Level 7 TU737
TU Dublin Tallaght Sports Science and Health G Level 8 TU936
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sports Management and Coaching G Level 7 TU735
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sports Management and Coaching G Level 8 TU935
South East TU Sport &Exercise Science G Level 8 CW138
South East TU Strength &Conditioning G Level 8 CW148
South East TU Sports Rehab. &Athletic Therapy G Level 8 CW188
South East TU Sports Management and Coaching*G Level 8 CW858
South East TU Sport Coaching &Bus. Management*G (GAA) Level 7 CW807
South East TU Sport Coaching &Bus. Management*G (Rugby) Level 7 CW817
South East TU Sport Coaching &Bus. Management*G (Football) Level 7 CW827
South East TU Pharmacy Technician Studies G Level 6 CW116
South East TU Physiology and Health Science G Level 6 CW106
UCC Sports Studies &Physical Education G Level 8 CK125
South East TU Health Sciences (Options) G Level 8 WD005
South East TU Exercise Sciences (Options) G Level 8 WD006
South East TU Recreation &Sport Management G Level 7 WD019
South East TU Sports Coaching &Performance G Level 8 WD186
South East TU Recreation &Sport Management G Level 8 WD212
South East TU Food Science with Business Level 7 WD164
Dundalk IT Sport, Exercise &Enterprise G Level 7 DK763
Dundalk IT Health and Physical Activity G Level 8 DK880
Atlantic TU Sport and Exercise Science G Level 8 GA790
Atlantic TU Public Health Nutrition G Level 8 GA791
Atlantic TU Outdoor Education &Leisure G Level 7 GA870
Atlantic TU Outdoor Education G Level 8 GA885
Atlantic TU Geography and Outdoor Education Level 8 GA891
TU South Sports Development &Coaching G Level 6 LC228
TU South Sports Development Performance G Level 7 LC290
TU South Business Studies Sports Management G Level 7 LC397
TU South Business Studies Sports Management G Level 8 LC295
TU South Applied Strength &Conditioning G Level 8 LC422
TU South Applied Strength &Conditioning G Level 7 LC423
Atlantic TU Sports Studies G Level 6 LY356
Atlantic TU Sports and Exercise G Level 8 LY328
Atlantic TU Food Science &Nutrition Level 7 LY837
Atlantic TU Athletic Therapy &Exercise Rehab. Level 8 LY338
Munster TU Health &Leisure G Level 8 MT911
Munster TU Health &Leisure with Massage G Level 8 MT912
Munster TU Coaching &Sports Performance G Level 8 MT913
Munster TU Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity G Level 8 MT914
TU South Sport Management Level 8 AL854
TU South Business (Sport and Recreation) G Level 6 AL663
DCU Education and Training G Level 8 DC235
*Portfolio Assessment or Audition + Questionnaire / Skills Test and Interview G Garda Vetting Required

For a more detailed list of progression options please www.cao.ie

Course modules are reviewed annually and may be subject to change