Advanced Soccer and Player Development course is ideal for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in soccer playing or coaching. We emphasise on team training, fitness and participation in national league competitions. You will hone the skills learned at Level 5 and further your knowledge in soccer skills, player development and coaching. Through an extended link with the FAI, each student is given the opportunity to further enhance their playing skills as well as their coaching abilities. You can expect a highly-focused professional training experience. Our course develops the necessary skills and knowledge to equip you to progress to professional trials, work or Higher Education.
What Makes This Course Special
- Soccer-focused course
- High-level soccer coaching and fitness skills training
- Highly experienced Sports & Fitness team
- FAI and other professional links
- Internationally recognised qualifications
- Outstanding facilities and excellent progression
- Exercise & Fitness
- Soccer Coaching
- Sports Industry Practice
- Event Management
- Safety Management
- FAI Coach Education
- Personal & Professional Development
- Work Experience
Progress to further study and careers including:
- Soccer Player
- Soccer Coach
- Soccer / Sports Management
- Gym assistant
- Sports Clubs Manager
- Sports Development Officer
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sport & Recreation or equivalent and soccer experience.
See our Standard entry requirements page for more details.
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise 6M5147
FAI Coach Education Award
Standard registration and QQI L6 Exam Costs (see costs, fees and finance)
Sport Ireland/FAI – Code Education Award €40
If not already owned, you will need:
Soccer Training Kit €75 average price
Optional Extra Qualifications
QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid €110
Irish Water Safety – Pool Lifeguard award €250
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page
Early Interview Option
Get ahead with the Early Interview option
Apply before 19th April 2019 for early interviews in May 2019.
For later interview – apply before 21st August 2019.