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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.

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


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.


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



CDETB logo and National Development Plan Logo
Clogher Road Sports Centre
Public Swimming Pool, Crumlin
Successful candidates may progress to Year 2 - Sports Therapy or Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition.