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Sports Therapy / Physiotherapy Assistant Year 2

Course Code(s):  6M5147
QQI Award Code:  5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5147
QQI Award Code 5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is aimed at students interested in the area of sports injuries and their treatment. Students will study a range of subjects, with a particular emphasis being placed on anatomy and sports massage. In year 1 students must complete a minimum of 10 daysí work placement in a relevant vocational area. Throughout the course, students will be required to work alongside a variety of sporting organisations and charities as part of their course work.†Students have the opportunity to participate in the Leonardo Di Vinci project completing work experience in Germany in Year 2.

What will you Study?

Team Leadership 6N1948

Kinesiology 5N4545

On Site Massage 6N3478

Sports Industry Practice 6N4650

Sports Nutrition 6N4651

Sports Psychology 6N4665

Physiotherapy Assistant Practice 5N3770
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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DOREC 5M5148

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