Our Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) course is aimed at students interested in the area of sports injuries and their treatment.

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies Year 1

5M4468

Course Fees

€970

Stu­dents will study a range of sub­jects, with a particular emphasis being placed on anatomy and sports massage. Throughout the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) course, students will be required to work alongside a variety of sporting organisations as part of their course work.

About This Course

Course Content

Anatomy and Physiology

Body Massage and Figure Analysis

Exercise and Fitness

Industry Ethics and Practice

Physiotherapy Assistant Theory

Teamworking

Nutrition

Word Processing

Work Experience                                 




Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute:

Students who successfully complete this course in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) are eligible to apply for the level 6 Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year2) course, available at Cavan Institute.


Elsewhere:

Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Educa­tion Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree pro­grammes at Institutes of Tech­nology and Universities (please check with the particular institu­tion regarding local eligibility requirements).

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) are eligible to apply to work as physiotherapist assistants in Irish hospitals, private physi­otherapy clinics or sports clubs.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Therapy Massage

ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction

PHECC Cardiac First Responder (CFT) Training with Basic Life Support

Patient Moving and Handling