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Sports Injury Management

Course Code(s):  SIMX 5M4468
QQI Award Code:  5M4468 Community Health Services
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code SIMX 5M4468
QQI Award Code 5M4468 Community Health Services
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme gives learners the opportunity to pursue careers in the Sports Industry as Sports Massage Therapists.

The Level 3 ITEC Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is an internationally recognised award that allows students to obtain professional indemnity insurance and practice Sports Massage on course completion. The QQI/ FETAC Award provides a pathway for learners to progress to higher education in the areas of Sports Rehabilitation, Health and Leisure with Massage and Exercise and Health. There are a combination of practical and theoretical modules that allow for an interesting and varied years activity. Learners are actively encouraged to secure work experience in this area.

What will you Study?

Sports Massage
Anatomy and Physiology
Exercise and Fitness
Nutrition
Body Massage and Figure Analysis
Word Processing
Work Experience
Communications
Beauty Industry Ethics and Practice
Taping and Strapping for Athletic Injuries
Kinesiology Taping
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.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSX 5M4468

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

Further Research

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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.
Exercise and Health Instructor   Teacher - Physical Education  
Personal Trainer   Massage Therapist  
Medical Secretary   Clinical Trials Scientist  
Hair & Scalp specialist   Herbalist  
Coroner   Clinical / Medical Technologist  
Phlebotomist   Audiologist  
Perfusionist   Reflexologist  
Radiologist - Diagnostic    Immunologist  
Naturopath   Surgeon - Oral  
Dentist - Periodontist   Ophthalmologist  
Genetic Technologist   Embryologist  
Oncologist   Orthoptist  
Orthodontist   Optometrist  
Neurologist   Psychiatrist  
Doctor / GP   Forensic Pathologist  
Microbiologist   Laboratory Manager  
Homeopath   Obstetrician / Gynaecologist  
Gastroenterologist   Dentist - General  
Laboratory Technician   Podiatrist / Chiropodist  
Anaesthetist   Epidemiologist  
Surgeon    Cytogenetic Technologist  
Radiologist - Radiation Therapist   Pharmacist  
Osteopath   Neuroscientist  
Paediatrician   Dietician  
Anatomical Pathology Technician   Radiographer - Diagnostic  
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist   Medical Laboratory Assistant  
Dental Technician   Neurophysiology Technician  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Vision Rehabilitation Therapists  
Respiratory Technician   Nurse Tutor  
Nurse - Advanced Nurse Practitioner   Lactation Consultant  
Physical Therapist   Nurse - Children's  
Acupuncturist   Nurse Prescriber  
Nurse - Psychiatric / Mental Health Care   Physiotherapist  
Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician   Nurse - Intellectual Disability  
Nurse - General   Nurse - Midwife  
Dental Nurse/Surgery Assistant   Dental Hygienist  
Chiropractor   Speech & Language Therapist  
Theatre / Perioperative Nurse   Prosthetist / Orthotist  
Nurse - Public Health   Spinologist  
Aromatherapist   Health Educator/Promotion Officer  
Psychologist - Sports   Sports Scientist   
Nutritionist   Engineer - Sports  
Physiotherapist - Sports    Sports Therapist  
Fitness /Aerobics Instructor    

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.
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
Medical & Healthcare
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