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Leadership in Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace (L8, 10 ECTS)





24 Weeks


Hospitality, Tourism & Wellness

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



This innovative programme is designed to enable managers across all sectors to integrate health and wellbeing into their working environments. Health and Wellbeing are becoming increasingly important for companies to maintain a content and productive workforce. This programme allows managers to lead, integrate and promote health and wellbeing among their staff.

What are the entry requirements?

QQI Level 7 award, or equivalent qualification, and/or relevant life and work experience.

Mature students (23 years of age on 1st January preceding application) can apply.

Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) will be granted based on relevant experience and training in accordance with LIT's RPL policy.

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What modules will I study?

Leadership and Behaviour Change: Developing leadership and change management skills.

Employee Mental Wellbeing: Learners gain an understanding of issues related to employee wellbeing in the workplace.

Nutrition: Learners gain an understanding of the importance of healthy nutrition for employees.

Introduction to Physical Activity and Promotion: Learners gain an understanding of the core concepts of physical activity and its promotion.

More Information


2023 TBC*

Number of weeks: 24

Number of Days: 2

Daytime/Evening: Evenings

Number of Hours per day: 2 hours pre-recorded lectures available every Monday, 1 hour live tutorials are on Wednesdays, with a playback option available. 

*Above details are proposed delivery schedule. TBC prior to course commencement.

What is the time commitment?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.


The module is assessed through continuous assessment:

E-Portfolio (40%)
Workplace Intervention (60%)


Special Purpose Award (Level 8,10 credits)

Application Deadline

TBC for 2023

For queries relating to the course

For academic queries

Application Process

All applicants must complete the application form which can be found at via the ‘Apply Now’ button from the top of this page. Completed application forms, along with supporting documentation as outlined below must be uploaded.

1. Current CV *must be up to date
2. Proof of existing level 7 educational qualification or equivalent

Course Fees

€1,100 *TBC for 2023

This programme was part-funded in 2021/22 by County Tipperary Skillnet. Eligible individuals could secure contribution of 30% towards course fees. Subject to terms and conditions. 

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