Sports Nutrition 6N4651 (QQI Level 6)
QQI Level (Credit Value)
Level 6 (15 credit)
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the concepts and principles underpinning nutrition, energy sources and energy usage within an active living, exercise, sports and or weight management context.
Preferred Entry Level
Who should complete this course?
People who wish to pursue a career and work in the fields of health, complementary therapy, nutrition and physical fitness. Or students who wish to study Sports Nutrition at Level 6 for personal study and / or as part of personal fitness program.
The module is an elective module for the Level 6 Sports, Recreation and Exercise 6M5147 award. It may also be included as progression to Higher Education or as a qualification in it's own right.
Specific learning outcomes
The course is grouped into the following 4 units.
All course notes are provided. Students are required to complete homework and assignments out of class (5-10 hours per week). Students are required to have access to a computer with Word Processing software and printer for submission of assignments and project work.
Portfolio of Assessment
Assessment is by 1 Assignment, an Examination and a Project
Each candidate will complete a theory examination paper, which counts towards 30% of the total mark
Each candidate will complete one assignment which counts towards 20% of the total mark
Each candidate will complete a Project which counts towards 50% of the total mark
Pass 50 - 64%,
The course is Part Time 6 - 9:30 pm ( with tutorials to be arranged) for 10 weeks with exams on the 11th week and will run subject to a minimum of students enrolling. There is also the possibility of a class running during the daytime subject to student numbers.