Sports injury Prevention and Massage Therapy

CERTIFICATION:

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 workforce.

 

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 (Level8, 4 Years) IT Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years)

SPORTS INJURY PREVENTION AND MASSAGE THERAPY

COMMUNITY AND HEALTH 5M4468 OR SPORTS RECREATION AND EXERCISE 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

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Communications

• Work Experience

• Sports Anatomy and Physiology

• Gaelic Coaching

• Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention

• Exercise and Fitness

• Nutrition

• Body Massage and Figure Analysis

• Safety and Health at Work

• Word Processing

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie