Sports Therapy and Injury Management
QQI - Level 6 Sports & Recreation (6M5147)


  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Sports lndustry Practice
  • Health Promotion
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Team Leadership
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pre & Post Event Massage
  • Sports Massage Techniques
  • Palpitation Techniques
  • Sports Therapy Electrical Equipment
  • Strapping & Taping
  • Diagnosis and Practice
  • Occupational First Aid


  • Sports Clinics
  • Sports Clubs
  • Alternative Therapy Clinics
  • Health Centres
  • Leisure Centres
  • Health Farms
  • Gym Instructor
  • Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Spa Facilities
  • Fitness Instructor

Courses Description

This course aims to provide learners with the skill necessary to work in the sports and recreation/sports therapy industries. Sports therapists provide a valuable service to the sports industry, specialising in the prevention and management of soft tissue injuries through manual massage techniques and electrical treatments. This course will also provide learners with the theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the fitness industry or to study at a higher level.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • QQI – Level 5 Sport & Recreation or Equivalent.
  • Successful completion of interview.


  • QQI – Level 6 Sports & Recreation (6M5147)
  • ITEC – Level 3 Award in Sports Massage Therapy
  • ITEC – Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
  • QQI – Occupational First Aid


The full QQI Level 6 Certificate facilities entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third level institutions nationwide. Further details are available from relevant institutions.

Additional Costs

  • There are no college tuition fees, however uniforms, exam fees and materials will cost approx. €400.
  • Additional costs for taping, strapping kits and textbooks should be anticipated.
  • These costs do not include college registration fees.


One Year

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

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