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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC)

St Mary's University, Centre for Short Courses & CPD
Course summary
17 weeks
16 GBP
Twickenham

Course description

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC):

The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC) course teaches the foundation of knowledge and the skills that are needed to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage therapist.

Content

Whilst enrolled upon this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practise of sports massage therapy. The course consists of five distinct units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Sports Massage Treatments

The course encompasses the study of anatomy and physiology including:

  • Body systems: cells; skin; skeletal; muscular; joint; nervous; endocrine; cardiovascular; lymphatic; respiratory; digestive; and urinary
  • The effects of sports massage
  • Benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Components of fitness
  • Principles of training
  • Healthy eating
  • Professional practice and conduct
  • Setting up and management of a practice
  • Soft tissue, dysfunction and repair
  • Client assessment
  • Contra-indications and indications
  • Sports Massage treatments.

The course is assessed via

  • 25 question multiple choice paper
  • One hour practical examination
  • Evidence of three treatments

The course also includes three assignments:

  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction

You will also accumulate a portfolio of evidence of learning, a useful tool for later reference.

Award

Successful students will receive an ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (QCF). Students may wish to progress onto the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage course.

You will be qualified to work effectively in sporting environments to include people actively engaged in a variety of sports ranging from team club players to individual athletes. You will be qualified for employment in health clubs and remedial clinics.

Suitability - Who should attend?

It is recommended that Learners should have achieved a level of education equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*- C prior to commencing the ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage. Exemptions may be made for adult returners with experience of the work place.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Nationally recognised qualification

About provider

St Mary's University, Centre for Short Courses & CPD

St Mary's University, Centre for Short Courses & CPD

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St Mary's University, Centre for Short Courses & CPD

Waldegrave Road
TW1 4SX Twickenham London

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