This course is designed to equip students with a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to work under supervision as a Physiotherapist Assistant or within the Sports therapy/injury 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.
Learners also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.
Participants on this programme have the opportunity to apply for a three-week work experience placement in Tenerife
or Malaga. (Students must be over 18)
SG134 Bachelor of Business in Recreation & Leisure, Level 7
SG435 Bachelor of Science in Health Science & Physiology, Level 7
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.
AS052 Health and Disability Studies, Level 8. 5 Distinctions in Modules
LY826 Health Science with Physiotherapy Studeis, Level 6 (5 Distinctions required)
LY836 Health Science with Occupantional Therapy Studies, Level 6 (5 Distinctions Required)
LY846 Health Science with Dietetics Studies, Level 6 (5 Distinctions Required)
AL663 Higher Certificate in Business in Sport & Recreation, Level 6
AL760 Spa & Wellness Management,, Level 7
LC422 Sports Strength & Conditioning (Tipperary), Level 8
LC423 Sports Strength & Conditioning (Tipperary), Level 7
BN111 Sports Management & Coaching, Level 8 (Minimum 3 Distinctions required)
CW188 Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy, Level 8 (Minimum 3 Distinctions required)
CW198 Strength & Conditioning, Level 8 (Minimum 3 Distinctions required)
CW106 Physiology & Health Science, Level 6
CW178 Sports Science, Level 8
CW807 Sport and Exercise (GAA), Level 7 Portfolio required
CW817 Sport and Exercise (Rugby), Level 7 Portfolio required
CW827 Sport and Exercise (Soccer), Level 7 Portfolio required
CW858 Sports Management and Coaching (GAA Rugby Soccer), Level 8 Portfolio and 3 Distinctions required
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
Graduates may pursue employment in the following areas:
Student Services Registration Fee: €200
QQI Examination Fees: €50
Kits / Books: €450
Uniforms are approx €60 paid directly to supplier.
(The following exemption may apply: Medical Card Holders - €50 Exam Fee)
This is a full-time one year course and runs from September to May.
Please phone 07191 45480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org