Gaelic Football Coaching: QQI Level 5

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Kerry’s Aidan O’Mahony and Derry’s Eoin Bradley in action in the 2009 National League final. by Ciaran McGuiggan @Wikipedia

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.

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Fees

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

Mallow Classes

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NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.

Charleville Classes

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

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.

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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.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N5085 Gaelic Football Coaching, Level 5

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