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Yoga Teaching including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies – Back to Education Initiative – PART TIME (BTEI Criteria)*

QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise Studies 5M5146 ITEC level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching ITEC Certificate in Infection prevention for Complementary Therapies Recognised for membership by: Complementary Therapists Association (CTHA)

Duration: Part Time, September to May - Morning Classes

Coordinator: Aoife Driver

This Yoga Teaching including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies course is designed to enable the learner to develop the personal qualities, knowledge, confidence and skills required to progress and pursue a career as a yoga teacher and a complementary therapist. This course enables the learner to immerse themselves within the yoga practice while broadening their skill set with complementary and holistic therapeutic approaches and a firm grounding in anatomy and physiology. Workshops are delivered throughout the year on different aspects of Yoga such as Meditation and Japa Mantra.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Setting up a Yoga Teaching Business
  • Setting up in private practice as a Reflexologist and Massage Therapist
  • Nutrition Adviser
  • Working in the Spa and Leisure Centres and Alternative Therapy Clinics
*BTEI Criteria: The Back to Education Initiative supports people on low income or who have left school with fewer qualifications. The aim of BTEI is to give people an opportunity to combine their learning with family, work and other commitments. For more information on BTEI eligibility please contact reception@scfe.ie Government of Ireland Co-funded by European Union
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I was hesitant to start studying again at the age of 40, but I found many people on my course were in the exact position as me. It was an amazing year – probably one the best of my life. Goshia Maughan SCFE Yoga Training and Holistic Studies was a transformation experience that exceeded my expectations. Joanne Reid

Education Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI level 5 award in Sport, Recreation and Exercise 5M5146
TU Dublin Tallaght Applied Social Care G Level 8 TU997
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Applied Social Studies in Social Care G Level 7 TU791
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Applied Social Studies in Social Care G Level 8 TU991
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Community and Youth Development G Level 7 TU792
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Community Dev. &Youth Work G Level 8 TU992
Maynooth University Community and Youth Work G+ Level 8 MH116
Maynooth University Community and Youth Work G+ Level 8 MH802
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
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
TU South Business Studies in Beauty &Spa Mgt Level 8 LC392
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