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Sports Therapy NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Sport & Fitness, Hospitality and Leisure

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course prepares you for entry to HNC Soft Tissue Therapy / HND Sports Therapy. It introduces you to human physiology and body massage, as well as sports mechanics and other relevant subjects (please see the 'What you Study' section below, for more information).

You'll be taught by qualified specialists in sports therapy and sports science, who have a wealth of industry experience.
The course is a blend of practical subjects which take place in the sports clinic, the gym and the classroom. You'll be expected to work with your classmates in a range of areas including designing a training programme and sports therapy related areas such as taping and massage. To give you valuable first-hand experience you'll have the opportunity to work with HND students at events that require sports therapy, or first aide support.

On successful completion of the NQ course, you'll be able to progress to HNC Soft Tissue Therapy / HND Sports Therapy or any other relevant HN programme.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above preferably English, P.E. and a Science subject; OR
  • National Qualification at SCQF level 5 in a Sports related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You’ll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you’re interested in this subject area.
  • The interview will consist of both theoretical and practical elements to give candidates a snap shot of course.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Human Physiology.
  • Body Massage.
  • NPA Fitness and Exercise Leadership.
  • Introduction to Sports Mechanics.

After the course

Careers

The course is designed as an entry onto further study.

Continuing Study

You'll be able to progress to HNC Soft Tissue Therapy, or HND Sports Therapy after successfully completing the course.

Teaching

How the course is taught

Units are delivered for between 18 and 36 weeks, depending on the subject.

Assessment methods

There are various ways to assess your knowledge & skills, including class-based exams, completion of coursework, such as handing in exercise training plans and practical assessments, including working with "real" clients.

A maximum of TWO attempts are allowed for each assessment.

Additional Information

Materials

The college has a variety of books available, so there is no requirement to purchase these.

Dress code

You'll be provided with a college uniform which must be worn in all practical classes.  In non-practical subjects, students may wear smart but casual clothes but no football colours are permitted in any environment.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome