Sports Injury Treatment

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Aim:

This is a one year course designed to prepare students for a career in the treatment of Sports Injuries, Athletic Therapy, Physical Therapy and Physiotherapy. The majority of students successfully completing this course progress onto Third Level Degree Programmes in Institutes of Technology nationwide. This course acts as an excellent foundation for these students.

 

Progression and Career Options:

Graduates from this course may compete for employment as lifeguards and/or sports massage therapists. Alternatively students may choose this course as a progression path to a Level 6 award in Sports, Recreation and Exercise in this college or seek to gain entry onto a range of sports/health related degree programmes in Institutes of Technology nationwide.

 

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Sports Injury Treatment

Course Code:

5M5146

Course Content

  • Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention
  • Sports Massage (ITEC level 3 Certificate)
  • Kinesiology
  • Sports Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Sports and Recreation Studies
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Pool Lifeguard
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Communications
  • Work Preparation and Experience
  • Basketball Coaching

Award

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise. ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage.