Drogheda Institute of Further EducationPre-University Physiotherapy – Sports Injury and Massage

Pre-University Physiotherapy – Sports Injury and Massage

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This one year sports injury and sports massage course provides students with the opportunity to pursue further studies in sports injuries and physical therapy. The majority of students successfully completing this course progress onto third level degree courses.

Course Content

  • Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention
  • Sports Massage (ITEC Level 3/4 Certificate)
  • Kinesiology
  • Sports Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Sports & Recreation Studies
  • Exercise & Fitness
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Body Massage & Figure Analysis


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise – 5m5146.

ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Level 3 & 4).

First Aid Responder (PHECC).

Progression Options

Graduates from this course may apply for employment as sports massage therapists.

Alternatively students may choose this course as a progression path to a Level 6 award in Sports, Recreation and Exercise in DIFE or seek to gain entry to a range of physiotherapy and sports/ health related degree courses in a variety of Universities and Institutes of Technology.

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