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Sports Therapy

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

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This programme is aimed at students interested in the area of sports injuries and their treatment. Students will study a range of subjects, with particular emphasis being placed on Anatomy and Sports Massage. In Year 1 students must complete a minimum of 10 days work placement in a relevant vocational area.

Entry to Year 2 is dependent on successful completion of all examinations and ITEC requirements in Year 1. Throughout the programme students will be required to work alongside a variety of sporting organisations in the evenings and at weekends as part of their course work.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
QQI Modules:
Anatomy and Physiology
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Nutrition
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Work Processing
Body Massage and Figure Analysis 5N3465
Team Working
Emergency Department Care Skills 5N2270

ITEC Modules:
Certificate in Sports Massage
Certificate in Gym Instruction

Year 2:
QQI Modules:
Physiotherapy
Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention 5N5665
Kinesiology 5N4545
Sports Nutrition
Physiotherapy Assistant Theory

ITEC Modules:
Diploma in Sports Equipment
Diploma in Holistic Massage
Award in Taping and Strapping for Sport and Active Leisure
Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage
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

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSX 5M4468

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