Sports Massage Therapy Level 3 Diploma (VTCT)
Course Code: 73065-01
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a technical qualification aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, either employed or self employed.
This is a part time course, starting in February 2019.
|When 25/02/2019||Duration24 weeks|
If you are interested in learning about the impact massage can have on sporting people, this is the course for you.
The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, either employed or self employed.
The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements needed to work effectively and efficiently as a sports massage therapist. This includes anatomy and physiology, professional practice, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness and how to provide sports massage treatments.
The Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist will be able to work safely and effectively on dysfunctional tissue in a range of contexts, to include pre-event, post-event, intra-event and for maintenance purposes.
The structure of the qualification is comprised of 5 units which are all mandatory.
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
- Sports massage treatments
- Principles of health and fitness
- Understanding the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
- Professional practice in sports massage
Practical assessments on general public / athletes & sport clients.
Theory end of unit exams along with extensive research tasks & assignments.
Develop a portfolio of evidence.
In a clinical environment for practical delivery and assessment, and classrooms for theory lessons.
A pre-requisite of Level 3 Body Massage or Complementary Therapies qualification.
A desire to enhance & develop current anatomy understanding and a willingness to develop further massage skills.
After completing this course, you will be able to gain employment as a sports massage therapist.