ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

In Willenhall

£ 900 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Willenhall

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Massage Therapy is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide Sports Massage Therapy

Facilities

Location

Starts

Willenhall (West Midlands)
West Midlands House, Gipsy Lane, Willenhall, Wv13 2ha, WV13 2HA

Starts

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Subjects

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Benefits
  • Credit
  • Problem Solving
  • Massage
  • Massage Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Industry
  • Holistic therapy

Course programme


It has been designed for practitioners currently working in Sport and Active Leisure, including Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists and Massage Therapists
The purpose of this specialist qualification is to enrich practitioners’ understanding of advanced anatomical, physiological and pathological principles relevant to the application of Sports Massage
It will provide learners with advanced palpation skills and those needed to analyse posture and range of movement
It will also provide practitioners with a range of advanced skills and massage techniques to prevent and manage injury in Sport and Active Leisure
Practitioners will learn to critically evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments
It also aims: provide skills at Level 4 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework for those interested in the Sport and active leisure industry to provide opportunities for staff in the Sport and active leisure industry to gain a Level 4 qualification to provide a stepping stone for learners leading into a Level 5 qualification in the Sport and active leisure Industry to sustain the interest of learners wanting to work in the Sport and active leisure industry to encourage knowledge and understanding of the Sport and active leisure industry at Level 4 to provide opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the major Functional Skills and the wider Functional Skills in a Sports Massage context such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving to provide opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Sports Massage Therapis Assessment This qualification will be internally and externally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below
Once all of the treatment evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed the learner will have a final practical examination carried out by the ITEC Examiner, who will also verify a minimum 10% sample of all treatment evidence documentation and assignments
Learners will study the theory and concept of Sports Massage Therapy as well as anatomy and physiology of the body and how to plan and prepare for Sports Massage Therapy

Pre requisites This course is recommended for therapists who already hold a Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology and a recognised Level 3 qualification in Sports Massage or Level 3 Diploma in Massage
Opportunities for Employment This certificate enables graduates to conduct Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy in Sports and Active Leisure Industry - Gym, Health Clubs, Sporting facilities or Spas
Opportunities for Progression Once learners have achieved the ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy they may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent qualifications at Level 3 and 4
ITEC require 100% attendance in order to obtain the Level 4 Certificate
Students who do not attend all modules will need to organise tutorials with their tutor to enable them to access missed information
A fee is payable for this service
The Sports Massage Association (SMA) welcomes ITEC students graduating with an ITEC Level 3 or 4 Sports Massage Therapy qualification as members of the SMA upon application
You are able to apply for Level 1 Student Membership as soon as you’re in possession of an ITEC student registration number which will bring you many benefits during your studies
The SMA is the only professional association in the UK dedicated exclusively to sports massage and is widely accepted as the leading independent membership body for sports massage
SMA membership is frequently advantageous in the job market
Please visit www
thesma
org to find out more and make your application

ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

£ 900 + VAT