Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Studies - Year 1

Cavan Institute


Course Name Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Studies - Year 1
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M4468
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Cardiac First Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
Certificate at UK Level 2  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
Diploma at UK Level 3  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content About This Course
Our Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) course is aimed at students interested in the area of sports injuries and their treatment.

Stu­dents will study a range of sub­jects, with a particular emphasis being placed on anatomy and sports massage. Throughout the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) course, students will be required to work alongside a variety of sporting organisations as part of their course work.
FET Code 5M4468 - Community Health Services.
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services - 5M4468.
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Therapy Massage.
ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction.
PHECC Cardiac First Responder (CFT) Training with Basic Life Support.
Patient Moving and Handling.
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

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Course Fee €970. Please refer to the Institute's website for a breakdown of the course fee (see "Link to Course Fee" above).
Financial Support

Expand+Cavan Institute is an approved college for Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) maintenance grants. PLC maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending full-time courses in Cavan Institute.

This grant must be applied for, through Studen...

Application Date How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2021/22 academic year are Open (via link below).

A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2021.
Subjects Taught Anatomy and Physiology
Body Massage and Figure Analysis
Exercise and Fitness
Industry Ethics and Practice
Physiotherapy Assistant Theory
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
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Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of this course in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Studies (Year 1) are eligible to apply to work as physiotherapist assistants in Irish hospitals, private physi­otherapy clinics or sports clubs.

Further Study

Further Enquiries Cavan Institute,
Cathedral Road,
Co. Cavan.
H12 E426
Tel: +353 49 4332633
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