Project Description

Sports Therapy

PLSS Code: 283685
Coordinator: Robbie Kavanagh

This course offers a foundation in the field of professional sports injuries therapy and treatment. If you aspire to a career as Sports Physiotherapist or specialist, this course can be your stepping-stone to Higher Level study.

You will develop foundational skills and knowledge in subjects relating to Sports Injuries Therapy, both theoretical and practical. You will learn about the science underpinning the practical application of various treatments.

Our course provides an excellent foundation in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, and will prepare you for progression to Higher Level study.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Pre-Professional training qualification
  • High-level practical skills training
  • Detailed technical knowledge
  • Expert teaching team
  • Includes essential additional qualifications
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Exercise & Fitness
  • Holistic Massage
  • Legal Practices & Procedures
  • Nutrition
  • Physics
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Athletics Assistant
  • Injury Prevention Advisor
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation Work
  • Sports Injury Clinics Assistant
  • Sports Massage Therapist
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Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community & Health Services 5M4468
ITEC Level 3 Diploma Holistic Massage
Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance) and
ITEC exam costs €190
PHECC First Aid Responder €160

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May with the following round taking place in August.

An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.