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Youthreach Wicklow Sports & Fitness Level 4

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Course Code:
QQI - Level 4

Course Aim

The purpose of this course is to equip students with the knowledge and skillset to become a competent fitness assistant. The course is for young adults who wish to pursue a career in the fitness and leisure industry. Successful completion of this course will equip you with skills to apply for a job in a leisure centre and/or progress onto further education. The course is fulltime over two years and provides students with a QQI level award in Sports & Recreation – Ordinary level Leaving Cert equivalent.

Course Content

Work Experience
Customer Service
Health Related Fitness
Human Biology
Food & Nutrition
Information Technology Skills/Computer Applications

Additional courses/certificates:

Irish Water Safety awards
Manual Handling
First Aid
Safe Pass


Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
Aptitude: Applicants 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.
Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

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