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Health Science - Physiology and Sport

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course introduces students to the broad and expanding area of Sport Science and Physiology. This challenging course provides students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the Fitness and Leisure industry or to lay the foundations for further study in this area. It is important for prospective students to know that it is a theory based course with some elements of practical.

What will you Study?

This course introduces students to the broad and expanding area of Sport Science and Physiology. This challenging course provides students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the Fitness and Leisure industry or to lay the foundations for further study in this area. It is important for prospective students to know that it is a theory based course with some elements of practical.

Anatomy and Physiology
Body Massage and Figure Analysis 5N3465
Sport and Injury Prevention Skills
Nutrition
Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Teamwork
Work Experience 5N1356
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DSRXX 5M5146

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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Nutritionist   Dietician  
Clinical Trials Scientist   Orthoptist  
Orthodontist   Optometrist  
Neurologist   Gastroenterologist  
Naturopath   Immunologist  
Herbalist   Coroner  
Surgeon    Phlebotomist  
Oncologist   Genetic Technologist  
Ophthalmologist   Forensic Pathologist  
Epidemiologist   Cytogenetic Technologist  
Neuroscientist   Radiologist - Radiation Therapist  
Reflexologist   Perfusionist  
Clinical / Medical Technologist   Embryologist  
Radiologist - Diagnostic    Surgeon - Oral  
Dentist - Periodontist   Audiologist  
Psychiatrist   Paediatrician  
Podiatrist / Chiropodist   Obstetrician / Gynaecologist  
Dentist - General   Microbiologist  
Doctor / GP   Medical Scientist  
Laboratory Manager   Laboratory Technician  
Homeopath   Osteopath  
Pharmacist   Anaesthetist  
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist   Health and Safety Inspector  
Radiographer - Therapeutic   Medical Laboratory Assistant  
Radiographer - Diagnostic   Anatomical Pathology Technician  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Neurophysiology Technician  
Dental Technician   Chiropractor  
Respiratory Technician   Acupuncturist  
Spinologist   Intellectual Disability Nurse   
Nurse Practitioner - Advanced   Lactation Consultant  
Physical Therapist   Dental Nurse / Surgery Assistant  
Dental Hygienist   Nurse Tutor  
Children's Nurse    General Nurse (RGN)  
Aromatherapist   Nurse Midwife  
Prosthetist / Orthotist   Physiotherapist  
Public Health Nurse   Vision Rehabilitation Therapist  
Psychiatric / Mental Health Care Nurse   Nurse Prescriber  
Theatre / Perioperative Nurse   Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician  
Sports Development Officer   Sport Psychologist  
Sports Scientist    Entertainment / Sports Manager  
Sports Engineer   Fitness / Aerobics Instructor  
Physiotherapist - Sports    Sports Therapist  
Pathologist   Firefighter  
Psychologist   Clinical Psychologist  
Occupational Therapist   Psychotherapist  
Social Worker   Environmental Health Officer  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Medical & Healthcare
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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