Health Science and Complementary Therapies -  5M4468

This course is designed to equip students with a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to work under supervision in the Complementary Health Therapy industry. Students may progress to further education in this specialist area or in the health sciences. Students receive hands-on experience in treatments which encourage general health and well-being in an applied learning environment.

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.

  • Interview

  • Mature applicants welcome

Course Content

  • Anatomy & Physiology 5N0749

  • Work Experience 5N1356

  • Safety & Health at Work 5N1794

  • Holistic Massage 6N3478

  • Body Massage & Figure Analysis 5N3465
  • Reflexology 5N5371

  • Beauty, Industry Ethics & Practice 5N3470

  • Sports First Aid

  • Nutrition 5N2006

  • Anatomy & Physiology - ITEC

  • Professional Conduct & Business Awareness - ITEC

  • Massage - ITEC

  • Reflexology - ITEC

Progression to Higher Education

SG Institute of Technology Sligo

Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.

St. Angelas College Sligo (NUIG)

ALIT Athlone Institute of Technology

LIT Limerick Institute of Technology

ITB Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown

CWIT Institute of Technology, Carlow

The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website. Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup

Career Opportunities:

Graduates may pursue employment in the following areas:

  • Leisure Centres
  • Health Spas
  • Hotels
  • Salons
  • Sports Clubs
  • Care Settings for various client groups

Fees

Student Services Registration Fee: €250

DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200

QQI Examination Fees: €50

Kits / Books: €450

TOTAL: €950

Optional ITEC Exam Fees are approx €220, based on attendance. Uniforms are approx €90 paid directly to supplier.

(One of the following exemptions may apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)

Duration

This is a full-time one year course and runs from September to May.

For more Information

Please phone 07191 45480 or email sligocfe@msletb.ie

Please Note

A new national Common Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by QQI for Further Education and Training programmes. Sligocfe reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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