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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 

Sports Therapy


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

 
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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 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.

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

ITEC Modules:
Certificate in Sports Massage
Certificate in Gym Instruction

Year 2:
QQI Modules:
Physiotherapy
Sports & Exercise Injury Prevention
Kinesiology
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

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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5M4468