Course Description

Physiotherapy studies

Physiotherapy studies is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Physiotherapy studies gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Physiotherapy studies at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Physiotherapy Studies
Health Service Skills 5M3782

Students who undertake this one-year
course in Physiotherapy studies will gain an
understanding of the principles and practices
of rehabilitation and an insight into how to
assess and treat clients whose movement
is restricted by illness, injury, disability or
age. Learners 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.

• Physiotherapy Assistance Practice
• Physiotherapy Assistance Therapy Theory
• Care Support
• Work Experience
• Communications
• Infection Protection and Control
• Anatomy and Physiology Body Massage
• Human Growth and Development
• Care Skills
• Safety and Health at work
• Nutrition
• Exercise and Fitness
• Kinesiology
• Body Massage and Figure Analysis

• QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills 5M3782
• Massage
• Occupational First Aid
• Patient Handling

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date7th September 2020
Course End Date14th May 2021
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 Level 6 QQI award in Physiotherapy and thereafter progress to the Level 8 degree offed at the Royal College of Surgeons. Alternatively, students can progress to a sports or science related Level 8 degree and then to the Level 9 Physiotherapy at UCD. There are many progression options for students to study Physiotherapy 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. The PrePhysiotherapy course is very valuable for students and permits them to directly access employment. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Colaiste Ide: 6M5147 Pre-University Physiotherapy (Level 6, 1 year) Drogheda College of Further Education: 6M5147 Pre-University Physiotherapy (Level 6, 1 Year) Royal College of Surgeons: RC004 Physiotherapy (Level 8, 4 years) (Level 5 and 6 / Mature Entry requirement) Waterford Institute of Technology: WD006 Health and Exercise Science (Level 8, 4 Years)
Course Code5M3782
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Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland. Eircode: A86 WC91

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