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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) - Sport & Recreation Award, Level 5.

All FETAC awards are in the process of being redeveloped. At present, all information on this website is accurate but slight changes may be made to some awards to reflect these developments in the year of entry.

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

Some ITEC qualifications have been redeveloped since the publication of this prospectus. Changes may be made to some of the above courses to reflect these developments from September 2013.


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
Physiotherapy Assistant Practice
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.