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Saint Martin's College Of Physical Therapy Cork

086 6613997

Exchange House, Main Street
Ballincollig, Co. Cork


Saint Martin's College offers one and two year diploma courses in Orthopaedic & Soft Tissue Therapy, A Postgraduate Course in Manipulative Therapy, as well as other evening courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Sports and Holistic Massage. Saint Martin's College is a First Aid Training Centre offering courses in CPR/AED, First Aid Responder (FAR), Emergency First Aid and Paediatric First Aid.

On successfully completing the two year remedial therapy course, therapists may use the title of Physical Therapist.

Saint Martin's College of  Physical Therapy is a FETAC registered provider offering Courses that lead to FETAC Level 5 Certification.

  • Courses are delivered by highly qualified, professional therapists.
  • Qualifications are Internationally Recognised.
  • Most up-to-date techniques taught.
  • Practical clinical experience included.
  • Qualified students (H. Dip) may apply for membership of the Register of Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Therapists Ireland (ROSTI) - 
  • ROSTI members are approved by VHI Healthcare, Quinn Healthcare and Vivas Healthcare.


Orthopaedic Therapy is one of the fastest growing occupations today.  Qualified Therapists can work effectively with Sports Clubs, Existing Clinics or even as Self-Employed Therapists.

If you like working with people and have a keen interest in health and well-being, then a career in Orthopaedic & Soft Tissue Therapy could be for you.

Many of the evening courses are a great stepping stone on the way to a career in many forms of Therapy

Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age. A previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology is helpful, but not necessary as students are given a thorough understanding of both of these fundamentals during the course.