Sports Injury Prevention and Massage Therapy Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education
Academic year Sept 2018 - May 2019

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Sports Injury Prevention and Massage Therapy

Community and Health 5M4468 or Sports Management and Coaching 5M5146

What is Sports Injury Prevention and Massage Therapy?
This one year course will equip students with the knowledge and skills required for working within the area of sports injury prevention and sports massage therapy in the sports, coaching, recreation and leisure industries. Students will expand their education on the physiological principles related to sports massage and injury prevention.  This course offers the potential to develop your studies onto third level education. Graduates will attain an internationally recognised qualification, ensuring that you have achieved to a QQI level 5 standard.
Course Content
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Sports Anatomy and Physiology
• Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention
• Exercise and Fitness
• Sports and Recreation Studies
• Sports Massage (ITEC Level 3 Certificate)
• Soccer Coaching/GAA Coaching/Rugby Coaching
• Nutrition
• Reflexology
• Word Processing
QQI Level 5 in Sports and Recreation 5M5146 or Community and Health 5M4468
ITEC level 3 in Sports Massage   Occupational First Aid
Progression and Career Options
Graduates from this course will be able to apply for third level education and can also progress to courses in sports injury or rehabilitation colleges like IT Carlow, CIT, LIT Letterkenny or Waterford as well as general sports and other related areas in ITB, Carlow Maynooth, UCD, DCU.  Graduates will also achieve coaching certificates enabling them to enter the sports coaching, sports management, recreation and instruction workforce.


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