Sport Therapies

Templemore College of Further Education


Course Name Sport Therapies
Course Provider Templemore College of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Tipperary ETB
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Course Code CIBTAC
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Templemore
Course Content This qualification is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in the area of Sports Injury Therapy, Physical Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation. The course will provide candidates with advanced skills in injury prevention, injury treatment/management and best injury rehabilitation practices.
Duration 2 years

Diplomas are awarded by CIBTAC

Work experience is an important element of all our PLC courses. The College has a wide range of contacts and can assist participants in obtaining relevant work experience placement.

Course Fee

Unless otherwise stated a fee of €245.00 will be payable to include administration and QQI examinations (for students taking QQI Qualifications at level 5 (If applicable). An additional €30.00 is payable for Level 6 QQ...

Financial Support The range of financial support available to students intending to attend Further Education includes: Maintenance Grant Scheme, Special Rates of Maintenance Grants, and Fund for Students with
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VTOS - Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme
To be eligible you must be over 21 years, and 6 months in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment. This grant may include the cost of some books, lunch and travel expenses.
Interview 1st round of interviews for all courses is in May 2018. Final round is at the end of August for remaining places.
Application Date

All students are now encouraged to apply on-line where possible. However if you wish to complete a paper copy please contact the College. Closing date for the receipt of first round applications is Wednesday 25th April 201...

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Courses commence in Early September each year.
Application Fee A non refundable administration fee of €10 applies to all applications.
Subjects Taught Main Areas of Study
Practical anatomy and physiology for sports massage
Apply massage methods to prevent and manage injury
Complementary Therapy modules (Reflexology; Indian
Head Massage; Hot Stone Massage)
Advanced skills to analyse posture & range of movement
Use of sports therapy equipment (Tens machine; Ultra sound etc.)
Sports nutrition

Support Elements:
Taping and strapping
Sports psychology
Dry needling
Dynamic taping.
Mature Entry Places Mature students are invited to apply
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or equivalent, or appropriate experience in the workplace.
Careers or Further Progression Employment Opportunities
• Working as part of an existing Sports Injury Management Clinic alongside other specialists e.g. Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Physical Therapists
• Open own clinic and work as physical Therapist / Sports Injury Therapist, specialising in injury prevention, injury
treatment/management & injury re-habilitation
• Work for sporting organisations, clubs and teams
Further Enquiries PLC Co-Ordinator
Phone: 0504 31007
Fax: 0504 31544
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