This course equips learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to work in a supportive role in the area of rehabilitation and physical disability. The Physiotherapist Assistant’s role is to work under the direction and guidance of a Chartered Physiotherapist to assess, treat and support recovering clients.
- Care Support
- Infection Prevention & Control
- Physiotherapy Assistant Practice
- Physiotherapy Assistant Theory
- Care Skills
- Rehabilitation Support
- Work Experience
- Anatomy & Physiology
Level 5 QQI certificate – 5M3782.
Graduates can obtain employment in the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Healthcare sector including nursing homes, retirement villages, hospitals, community and care settings. This course also provides entry to a range of related degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology.