Qualification • QQI Level 5 – Health Service Skills Award 5M3782
Course Content Students will choose from the following modules: • Physiotherapy Assistant Practice • Physiotherapy Assistance Therapy Theory • Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice • Occupational Therapy Assistant Theory • Speech & Language Therapy Practice • Speech & Language Therapy Theory • Care Support • Work Experience • Communications • Infection Prevention & Control • Anatomy & Physiology • Safety & Health at Work • Nutrition • Exercise & Fitness • Kinesiology • Body Massage & Figure Analysis
Successful graduates of these courses will be eligible to apply for a position as A speech and language therapy assistant / Physiotherapy Assistant / Occupational Therapy Assistant in a variety of therapy/care setting within the HSE or private health service providers.
Third Level Progression • Graduates can progress to a related undergraduate degree in Ireland and then apply for Speech & Language Therapy / Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy Masters programme such as UCD and UL. • Mature students can progress to a related undergraduate degree in Ireland and then apply for Speech & Language Therapy / Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy undergraduate degrees. • Graduates are eligible to apply for Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech & Language Therapy undergraduate degrees in certain UK universities.
Applications open, apply online @ www.dunboynecollege.ie