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Sports Injuries & Therapy - 2

Course Code(s):  6M5147
QQI Award Code:  6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5147
QQI Award Code 6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Sports Injuries and Therapy 2 provides the students with the knowledge and skills to treat non-pathological and pathological sports injuries. Graduates of the course are fully qualified to work as Sports Injury Therapists. It also includes the whole area of sports/industry awareness.
Students are successful in gaining places on Physiotherapy and other related Degree courses in the UK.

What will you Study?

Sports Therapy Equipment
Practical Anatomy and Physiology for Sports
On Site Massage 6N3478
Sports Industry Practice 6N4650
Sports Psychology 6N4465
Sports Nutrition 6N4651
Safety Management 6N1782
Customer Service 6N0697
Work Experience 6N1946
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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6M5147

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Sample Careers

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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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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

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