Why Should You Take This Course?
Our sports massage qualification is an opportunity for our learners to gain hands on experience and knowledge in an ever growing field. Its an ideal choice for students wishing to pursue a career within a massage discipline, to set up their own business or further their own development. Within one year you will undertake the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.
This qualification provides the skills needed to work effectively and efficiently within the field of sports massage. Through practical and theory lessons you will develop your skills and ability to work safely and effectively on soft tissue dysfunction. You will be required to develop your knowledge of anatomy and physiology, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness, professional practice and sports massage treatments.
You will cover five mandatory units:
Anatomy and physiology for Sports Massage
Principles of health and fitness
Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
Professional practice in sports massage
Sports massage treatments
As part of the course students will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge of taping and strapping as well as First Aid training.
How will I be assessed?
To complete this course, students will be assessed through the following:
Completion of workbooks
Variety of practical and knowledge based observations
External multiple choice on Anatomy and Physiology.
Are there any special expenses?
Students will need to purchase a practical kit which they will be expected to wear to all lessons. Students will also need to purchase towels. Students may also wish to purchase insurance and equipment (foldaway table and lotions/oils for their own practice).
If you wish to apply for 2019-2020 academic year, please complete the online application form.