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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


 

Sport & Physical Therapy Studies


Course Code(s):  5M5146 LTS4
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is aimed at learners interested in the area of sports injuries and their treatment. It prepares people to work alongside a physiotherapist assisting with patient handling, patient care and supervised use of physiotherapy equipment.

The course offers a range of modules with particular emphasis being placed on practical application in the areas of anatomy, physiology and sports massage. Work Experience forms an integral part of the course and learners are required to work within a practice to attain practical experience and application. The ITEC Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to plan, prepare and apply a range of sports massage methods to clients.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Physiotherapy Assistant Theory
Physiotherapy Assistant Practice
Sports Anatomy and Physiology
Exercise and Fitness
Sport & Recreation Studies
Communications
Work Experience
Word Processing
Kinesiology

Options
Safety and Health at Work
Nutrition
Biology
Body Massage and Figure Analysis

Additional
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
ITEC Level 3 Award in Taping & Strapping for Sport & Active Leisure

 

Important: 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.

 

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Progression Routes

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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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