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For those that do not wish to complete the Full Major Award in Physiotherapy Assistant (Health Service Skills), you can now enrol onto the Theory and Practice modules separately.

Please contact 01 8920000 or for further course details.

Qualifications Gained

  • QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Physiotherapy Assistant (Theory) (5N3771)
  • QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Physiotherapy Assistant (Practice) (5n3770)

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.


Course Structure

The Theory and Practice modules are delivered via blended learning (online learning) and 2 workshops.  All workshops are 10am - 4pm and held in Dublin 1.

Workshop dates are Sept 29th & Oct 6th 2018. Feb 9th & 16th 2019

Learners must complete 20 hours work experience.  Learners must secure this placement themselves.

Online Learning Centre

By choosing to study this blended learning course with Portobello Institute students will have access to course materials from our online learning centre for the duration of the course. The course materials for this QQI certified course are thorough and easy to read and can be downloaded in your own time and from the comfort of your own home. You will also be assigned a personal tutor for the duration of the course that will help you with any challenges you may encounter. In addition you will be able to upload assignments online and receive online feedback. You can use our online learning centre from any computer that has internet access. However, access to a computer is not compulsory as we can arrange for everything to be processed by post. There is an additional administration cost of €30 for this service.  

Course Content Modules

  • Physiotherapy Assistant Theory
  • Physiotherapy Assistant Practice


Name: Physiotherapy Assistant (Theory & Practice Modules)

Cost: 1199 Euro

To Book this course, please make a full course payment using the Book Now button. Please read and understand both the Terms of Enrolment and Course Payment Information before paying for your course. Details of all our policies as well as refunds, cancellations, installment options and how to pay offline are contained in these two important documents.

Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • Blended Learning
  • Students study at their own pace
  • This is a blended learning courses (online learning) plus 2 workshops

Additional Course Costs

Please read Course Payment Information for full details as to when you will make these additional course payments.

  • QQI: Included in course fees