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New Coaching Course at IT Carlow

posted 5 Jan 2016, 08:20 by
This may be of interest to some of our members and would be invaluable to our club in terms of upskilling new/existing coaches

Level 6 Certificate in Community Sports Coaching @ IT Carlow

County Carlow Local Sports Partnership in conjunction with the Institute of Technology Carlow are pleased to offer a 14 week Level 6 Certificate in

Community Sports Coaching.


The course aims to assist the successful candidates to gain employment, coaching, volunteering and further education opportunities in the sports sector for example as coaches, referees, physical activity leaders, etc.


This course is fully funded by Dormant Accounts Fund through Sport Ireland and participation is free!!


The programme will focus on the following:

1) Job Readiness Skills Development.

2) Personal Development

3) Sports Coaching Training by a National

Governing Body, eg. GAA, IRFU, FAI or

Get Ireland Walking.

4) Physical Activity Training.

5) Job Placement Experience.


Course Details:

- Start date late Jan/early Feb 2016

- Duration 14 weeks

- Course location I.T. Carlow

- Three days per week

- 10am - 4pm (tbc)

- Full attendance is required

- Closing date for application forms 15th Jan 2016

- Please note garda vetting will also apply


Places are limited.  If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the LSP office or the course coordinator Louise Barry via email: or phone: 059 91 75617