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- Award: FETAC Level 6 component Certificate in
Sports Coaching (N32980).
- Commencing - August 2012.
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The module is designed to provide opportunities for learners
to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan,
implement and evaluate coaching programmes for a range of
On successful completion of the module, candidates will
be competent to provide coaching in a range of sports in
either the school or club sport situation.
On completion of the award, you will:
- be able to communicate information to coach a range
- understand the responsibility of the coach in
relation to the needs of sports people
- make sport enjoyable for participants
- evaluate different coaching styles
- design and deliver coaching programmes
- plan sessions, keep records and be aware of
Unit 1: Coach Preparation
Unit 2: Preparation and Planning Coaching Session
Unit 3: Coaching Styles
Unit 4: Sports Analysis
Unit 5: Common Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
Unit 6: Organisation and Legislation of Sport and
Unit 7: Principles of Training
Entry Requirements /
- FETAC Level 5 in sports area or equivalent
qualifications and/or relevant life and work
- Students should have a minimum of two coaching
awards in different sports from the relevant governing
bodies of each sport.
- As part of the assessment criteria for this module
learners will be required to carry out skills
demonstrations, with this in mind learners will need to
be involved or be able to identify a work placement
where they will be able to carry out these tasks.
- As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their
Learner Record 30%
Skills Demonstration 10%
A personal practical activity report will be compiled by
candidates. It will include 16 detailed coaching plans for
children age 7/9 and 9/12 age bracket. It should include
plans for sessions for at least 2 different sports.
Workplace skills should be assessed by the workplace
supervisor and a supervisors report needs to be completed. A
signed timesheet must be provided to show the attendance of
the student at the coaching session’s delivery in schools
for a minimum of 12 days.
The internal assessor will devise a project brief that
requires candidates to analyse and research areas of
coaching, coach preparation and coaching methods that
encompasses a broad
range of the specific learning outcomes.
The project may be undertaken as a collaborative project
with a co-worker. The individual contribution of each
candidate must be clearly identified. The project may be
presented in a variety of media, including written, oral,
graphic, audio, visual, or any combination of these.
Any audio or visual evidence must be presented for
*Learners must be Garda vetted if completing these
Assessments in a youth environment.
- Following successful completion you will receive a
FETAC Level 6 component certificate in Sports
- The Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC)
is the national awarding body for further education and
training in Ireland. ITEC - Irish Training and Educational
Centre is registered with FETAC to offer programmes leading to FETAC awards in the
National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click
here for details of the
National Framework of Qualifications.
- There is a €85.00 registration fee payable to
include administration, moderation, exam costs and FETAC
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