Course Description

QQI Anatomy & Physiology

QQI Anatomy & Physiology is course run by The Open College, Dublin. It is a 'Distance Learning' course with a duration of 12 Weeks. QQI Anatomy & Physiology gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about QQI Anatomy & Physiology at The Open College, please review the details below.

The purpose of this QQI validated Anatomy & Physiology award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to understand the structure and function of the human body.

On successful completion of the modules the learner will have the skills to understand the interrelationships between systems of the body and recognise the human body as an entity.

Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. This distance learning QQI accredited course means that students can study flexibly at home or at work, while gaining an internationally recognised qualification.


Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Skeletal System and Muscular System
  • The Circulatory System and Lymphatic System
  • The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Brain and Nervous System
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Reproductive System
  • The Urinary System.


Who should complete this course?

  • People who wish to pursue a career in any of the complementary therapies.
  • People who wish to pursue a career and work in the fields of natural health, nutrition and physical fitness.


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Training ProviderThe Open College
Course LocationLeopardstown, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 18
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 component Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749)
Course Duration12 Weeks
Course TimeThis QQI Level 5 Anatomy & Physiology (5N0749) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Course Fee344.00
Entry Requirements- Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate and/or equivalent qualifications and or/relevant life and work experiences. - As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative. - Students must be competent in both written and spoken English.
Phone01 2061828
Course Code5N0749
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Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D18KX34

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