Galway Community College
Further Education

Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing (with Pilates Teacher Training)

Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing (with Pilates Teacher Training)


QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M4468

Co-ordinator: TBC


Course Outline

This course offers you the opportunity to learn about diet, nutrition and exercise while also exploring how our wellbeing can be effected by our lifestyle choices. Learners will be given the opportunity to gain an ITEC Diploma in Pilates Teaching in addition to their QQI qualification.

  • Human Growth and Development 5N1279 
  • Child Health and Well Being 5N1765
  • Anatomy & Physiology 5N0749
  • Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
  • Work Experience 5N1356
  • Communications 5N0690
  • Nutrition 5N2006
  • Dietetics 5N3736
  • ITEC Diploma in Pilates Teaching


€175 GCC Student Services Fee applies to all learners.

€50 QQI Certification Fee applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration)

ITEC course Fee TBC

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact .

Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year.

Special Features

Course directed by professional and qualified teachers who are credited with a wealth of practical experience. Preparation for employment in a variety of settings.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


For information please visit our Progression Page under Student Supports

Opportunities open to students who did not achieve the desired Leaving Certificate to allow entry to your desired course from the CAO system, you can have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 points in a PLC course and gain access to 3rd Level or for mature students who did not complete a Leaving Certificate to gain access to 3rd Level.

Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Feb 06
Bank Holiday - College Closed
Feb 13
Mid Term Break
Mar 17
College Closed
Apr 03
Easter Holidays
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