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Sports, Physical Fitness & Massage

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

Waterford 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 aims to provide students with the skill and knowledge necessary for employment in the Sports and Leisure Industry. It consists of practical and theoretical training in various aspects of Sports Therapy and Massage, which will assist the sports person, especially with pre and post sporting events.

This course provides the qualifications needed to apply for the Sports Therapy and Injury Management course.

What will you Study?

Anatomy and Physiology
Holistic Massage
Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Health Related Fitness
Nutrition
Kinesiology 5N4545
Personal Effectiveness 5N1390
Work Experience 5N1356
Business
Health and Hygiene
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
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Progression to CAO Courses

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DSRXX 5M5146

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Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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