Sports Studies, Physiology and Massage
QQI Level 5 - Sport & Recreation (5M5146)

COURSE CONTENT

  • Sports Anatomy and Physiology
  • Holistic Massage
  • Body Massage and Figure Analysis
  • Exercise & Fitness
  • Health Related Fitness
  • Sports & Exercise injury prevention
  • Kinesiology
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Work Experience
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Occupational First Aid

CAREER PROSPECT

  • Sports Clinics
  • Leisure Attendant
  • Gym Instructor
  • Alternative Therapy Clinics
  • Massage Therapist
  • Health Centres
  • Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Fitness Instructor

Courses Description

This course aims to provide students with the skill and knowledge necessary for employment in the Sports and Leisure industry. It consists of both practical and theoretical training in various aspects of Sports Studies and Body massage. It will provide the student with the knowledge to progress into other specialties in the sport and recreation/sports injury industries.

This course provides the qualifications needed to apply for the Sports Therapy and Injury Management course.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate/ Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of interview.

Certification

  • QQI Level 5 – Sport & Recreation (5M5146)
  • QQI – Body Massage and Figure Analysis (5N3465)
  • QQI Occupational First Aid

Work Experience

Work experience placement in a related vocational area is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the academic year. The day will be specified by the college.

Progression

  • The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third-level institutions nationwide. Further details are available from the relevant institutions.
  • The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry on a competitive basis to the Sports Therapy and Injury Management course in WFCE. This course offers QQI Level 6 Sport and Recreation and ITEC Sports Therapy Qualifications
  • Specific progression links are available with WIT for this course (see page 49 of brochure).

Duration

One Year

Additional Costs

  • There are no tuition fees. However, the total cost of uniforms, kits, & salon materials is approximately €250.
  • Cost for textbooks should be anticipated.
  • These costs do not include college registration fees.

This course provides the qualifications needed to apply for the Sports Therapy and Injury Management course.

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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