Sport Recreation and Exercise (Waterford and Wexford ETB)

Swilly Group partnered with Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board (ETB) to deliver a 50 week Sports Recreation and Exercise programme in Waterford City.  The course included a healthy balance of practical and theoretical tuition.  The core modules include the following:

  • Sport and Recreation Studies
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Team working
  • Customer Service
  • Sports Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Soccer Coaching

Learners also received Employability Skills Training and Support which included CV preparation, Interview Skills, and Job search techniques.  Swilly Group Employment officers provided support to the learners on the programme and liaised with local employers to help create employment opportunities for the 20 learners on the course.

The Swilly Group partnered with Waterford FAI to deliver the Soccer Coaching Module.  The following soccer courses were delivered on this programme.

  • Kick Start 1
  • Kick Start 2
  • 4 V 4 Workshop
  • 7 V 7 Workshop
  • Strength & Conditioning Workshop
  • Fundamentals of Goalkeeping
  • Child Welfare Course
  • Disability Coaching
  • Refereeing
  • Futsal coaching course
  • Youth Cert

All learners on the programmes secured work placement with local sports and fitness clubs in the Waterford area.  Many of these opportunities lead to part time and full time employment.