Gaelic Football Coaching: QQI Level 5


Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. New course now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Charleville.

Mallow College, Monday, 18:30-21:30, from 07 October for 10 Weeks. Charleville, Thursday, 18:30-21:30, from 10 October for 10 Weeks. €220* (€161.00 conc.)

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in technical, tactical, and team play aspects of the game of Gaelic Football to enable the learner to assist in coaching Gaelic Football to children, youths and adults.

Mallow Classes

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Enrol online today.

Location: NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 07 October 2019

Cost: €230.00, *€220.00 with online discount, €161.00 for Social Welfare (certified courses) and Old Age Pension recipients, €138.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.

Charleville Classes

New course now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Charleville. Enrol online today.

Location: Charleville Further Education & Training Centre (formerly Mannix College).
Nights: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 10 October 2019

Cost: €230.00, *€220.00 with online discount, €161.00 for Social Welfare (certified courses) and Old Age Pension recipients, €138.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.

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QQI 5N5085 Gaelic Football Coaching, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the basic rules of full and adapted versions of Gaelic Football.
  • Investigate the National Governing Body, Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) programmes available for skill development.
  • Outline the GAA philosophy of coaching Gaelic Football to children, youths and adults.
  • Identify the different types of developmental games appropriate to Children, Youths or Adults.
  • Explain the concept of physical literacy.
  • Identify the different movements within Gaelic games.
  • Explain the GAA code of practice for dealing with young children.
  • Explain the coaching process through the ‘How to Coach’ Skills to include, building rapport, explaining, demonstrating, observing, analysing, generating and providing Feedback.
  • Outline the role and responsibility of the coach and assistant coach in Gaelic Football and how this may differ when working with different playing groups.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of personal and coaching equipment in Gaelic Football.
  • Identify best practice in protecting the welfare of underage players, to include, identifying different categories of abuse, indicators associated with abuse and appropriate response procedure to disclosure of abuse.
  • Demonstrate a range of skills and team play in the game of Gaelic Football.
  • Set up effective practice sessions to improve technical, tactical and team play aspects of the game.
  • Ensure safe practice for all participants at all times.
  • Demonstrate effective coaching techniques appropriate to both the age and performance level of the player.
  • Assist a coach in organising a programme of Games and Skill Development, adapting activities appropriate to the participants needs and abilities.
  • Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop physical literacy skills appropriate to Gaelic Football.
  • Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop key skills.
  • Demonstrate communication skills appropriate to players of different age groups.
  • Evaluate own performance and impact on a coaching session.

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience required.

Costs

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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