Leisure Management

Code: 5M5146


Duration: 1 year


One year full time programme ideal for those who wish to explore a career in the Leisure Management Area. It will enable them to gain knowledge and confidence in the management area of Sport and Leisure. 

Graduates can compete for employment in Fitness and Leisure Centres, hotels, swimming complexes and coaching. Graduates may also progress to Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities.

Course content

A selection of modules is offered from the following

  • Sport and Recreation Studies
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Leisure Facility Administration
  • Nutrition
  • Sport Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pool Lifeguard
  • First Aid
  • Soccer Coaching
  • Work Experience
  • Communications

Entry requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied. Exemptions may be made for mature students and talented students. Applicants will be interviewed.


  • QQI Sports, Recreation and Exercise Level 5 (5M5146)
  • FAI Kickstart 1
  • Irish Water Safety Pool Lifeguard
  • National Certificate in Exercise and Fitness (awarded by University of Limerick)

Course Fees

An administration charge of €400 applies. Exam fees subject to exemption.


The full QQI level 5 Award facilitates entry to a wide range of third level institutions nationwide. This includes P.E Teaching in U.C.C. Further details are available from relevant institutions.

Ms. Lisa Horgan

Course Coordinator

email: lhorgan@cco.ie


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