Sports Injury Prev. and Massage Therapy Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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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
The following modules will be offered:
• Sports Anatomy and Physiology • Communications
• Sports and Recreation Studies • Work Experience
• Exercise and Fitness • Nutrition
• Reflexology • Word Processing
• Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention
• Holistic Massage (ITEC Level 3 Certificate)
• Soccer Coaching/GAA Coaching/Rugby Coaching
• Body Massage and Figure Analysis

QQI Level 5 in Sports, Recreation and Exercise 5M5146 or Community
and Health 5M4468
ITEC Level 3 in Holistic Massage Occupational First Aid Certificate
in PPT Taping and Strapping

Career Opportunities
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 and IT Tralee.
Graduates will also achieve coaching certificates enabling them to enter
the sports coaching, sports management, recreation and instruction

Higher Education Progression
IT Tralee: TL871 Health and Leisure Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)
UCC: CK116 Sports Studies and Physical Education (Level 8, 4 Years)
Thurles: LC422 Sports Strength and Conditioning (Level 8, 4 Years)
IT Carlow: CW178 Sport Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature Students Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications • All applicants will be asked to
provide a letter of recommendation from a voluntary or professional
sporting body • Apply directly at


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