Course Description

Occupational Therapy Studies

Occupational Therapy Studies is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. Occupational Therapy Studies gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Occupational Therapy Studies at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Occupational Therapy Studies
Health Service Skills 5M3782

This course is aimed at students interested in
pursuing a career in Occupational Therapy.
Students who undertake this one-year
course in Occupational Therapy studies
will gain an understanding of the principles
and practices of rehabilitation, treatment
of injured, ill, or disabled patients through
the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
Students will develop an understanding of
impaired mobility and its impact on human
occupational performance and ability
and the role of occupational therapy in
current healthcare services. Students will
gain an insight into the development and
implementation of therapeutic programmes.
Students will gain the skills needed by
the HSE to work in the healthcare sector,
which will help them to understand therapy
programmes and support clients in restoring
or improving their mobility.

• Anatomy and Physiology
• Care Support
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Infection Prevention and Control
• Human Growth and Development
• Care Skills
• Safety and Health at Work
• Occupational Therapy Assistant Practice
• Occupational Therapy Assistant Theory
• Nutrition

• QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills 5M3782

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date20th September 2021
Course End Date20th May 2022
Course Durationone year
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature Students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at
Carear PathCAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course enables graduates to progress to a sports or science related Level 8 degrees and then to the Level 9 Occupational Therapy at University of Limerick. There are many progression options for students to study Occupational Therapy in the UK. Graduates may also apply for several other Level 7 and 8 degrees in universities and ITs or private colleges around the country. Mature students are eligible to apply to Occupational Therapy at Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork and NUI Galway. Successful graduates can gain employment as Occupational Therapy Assistant in the HSE or private health service providers. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Institute of Technology Carlow: CW188 Sport Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) Waterford Institute of Technology: WD006 Health and Exercise Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Institute of Technology Tralee: TL871 Health and Leisure Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)
Phone01 802 6577
Course Code5M3782
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland. Eircode: A86 WC91

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