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Crumlin College, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12
Tel: 01 454 0662 Fax: 01 453 8855
Email: enrol@ccfe.cdetb.ie

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Sports Therapy - Year 1

This two year course will prepare students for work in the Sports & Leisure Areas. It consists of theoretical and practical training which will enable the students to work in Health Spas & Massage Therapy Clinics. The course leads to internationally recognised qualifications and students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

Awarding Body

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI - Sport & Recreation Award, Level 5 5M5146

ITEC - Holistic Massage Diploma 
ITEC - Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based Exercise) 
FETAC/QQI Occupational First Aid - Workshop 

Progression

On completion of Sports Therapy Year 1, students may progress to Sports Therapy - Year 2 or Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition - Year 2.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standards of education. A proven ability in a Science subject will be an advantage. Home Economics (Social & Scientific) will be accepted as a Science subject. All appplicants should have a keen interest in sport & fitness. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects

Holistic Massage
Exercise & Fitness/Gym Instruction 
Health Related Fitness
Swimming & Water Safety (Level 1)
Shallow Water Pool Lifeguarding Skills
Sports Anatomy & Physiology
Sports & Recreation Studies
Safety & Health at Work
Diet & Nutrition
Sports & Recreation Studies
Professional Conduct & Business Awareness
Communications

Sports Therapy - Year 2

Therapist

The Sports Therapist provides a valuable complementary service undertaking primary assessment of a sports injury, handling the injured person safely and determining the need for referral. At a later stage, the therapist will use corrective apparatus, graduated exercises and skilled massage techniques to bring the sports person back to full fitness.

Awarding Body

ITEC:
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
Diploma in Pilates
Diploma in Sports Therapy Equipment 
Diploma in Aromatherapy 
Certificate in Personal Training
Award in Taping & Strapping 

FETAC/QQI Modules
Modules Level 5 & 6

Career & Employment Opportunities:

This course prepares students for work in sports clinics, sports clubs, leisure centres, gyms, alternative therapy clinics, health centres or health farms.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of Sports Therapy Year 1 & Holistic Massage Diploma (ITEC). All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Sports Massage
Sports Therapy Equipment
Pilates
Aromatherapy
Taping & Strapping
Sports Nutrition 
On-site Massage
Personal Training

 

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Studies - Year 1

This one year course aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the Fitness & Health Industry. The course leads to internationally recognised qualifications and students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI - Sports & Recreation Award Level 5 5M5146
ITEC- Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Water-based Exercise)
ITEC - Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based Exercise) 
FETAC/QQI Occupational First Aid - Workshop

Career & Employment Opportunities:

This course prepares students for employment in sports clinics, sports clubs, leisure centres, gyms, cruise ships, health farms or centres.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or it's equivalent. A proven ability in a Science subject will be an advantage. Home Economics (Social & Scientific) will be accepted as a Science subject. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Exercise & Fitness/Gym Instruction
Water Fitness
Shallow Water Pool Life Guarding Skills
Health Related Fitness 
Sports Anatomy & Physiology
Sports & Recreation Studies
Safety & Health at Work
Diet & Nutrition
Professional Conduct & Business Awareness
Communications

 

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition - Year 2

Fitness & Exercise Specialist;

This year course is ideal for those who want to develop their skills to work in the fitness, health & leisure industry. The course covers a broad range of topics in this area to provide students with the unique skills needed to excel in the industry.

Awarding Body

FETAC/QQI - Sports, Recreation & Exercise Award - Level 6 6M5147
Irish Water Safety
ITEC:
Certificate in Fitness Intructing (Exercise to Music)
Certificate in Personal Training
Diploma in Pilates

Career & Employment Opportunities:

This course prepares students for work in sports clinics, sports clubs, leisure centres, gyms, cruise ships, alternative therapy clinics, health farms or centres.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of Sport Therapy Year 1 or Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition - Year 1 or equivalent standard of education. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Personal Training
Exercise & Fitness
Exercise to Music
Swimming & Water Safety
Deep Water Pool Lifeguarding Skills
Pilates
sports Industry Practice
Sports Nutrition 
Health Promotion
Sports Psychology
Communications
Work Experience
Event Management

 

 

 

Facilities
Clogher Road Sports Centre
Public Swimming Pool, Crumlin
Progression
Successful candidates may progress to Year 2 - Sports Therapy or Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition.