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Sports Massage Diploma L3
Qualification:
Diploma in Sports Message Therapy VTCT L 
Starts:
28/02/2017 
Ends:
13/07/2017 
Weeks:
17 
Days:
Tue,Thr 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Sport & Fitness 
Course Code:
CEXSP1B 
 
Entry Requirements
Candidates must be aged 16 for assessment. An appropriate level of fitness to carry out a sports massage and an interest in fitness and/or sport. It is recommended by the awarding body that applicants complete the level 3 in Swedish Body Massage prior to them starting this sports massage programme. Candidates who meet the course entry requirements can enrol online. Alternatively, you can complete an application form and attend the next part time enrolment session.
 
 

Sports Massage Diploma Level 3

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy has been designed to provide students with the prerequisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner with dysfunctional tissue, enabling a successful learner to start up their own business or join an already established practice.


Key Units

  • Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understanding Sports Injuries & Nutrition
  • Health & Safety
  • Client Assessment 
  • Sports Massage Techniques pre/post and preventative

Assessment will take place throughout the course. You must pass all assessment elements to achieve the qualification:

  • One externally set written examination.
Completion of sports massage portfolio, tasks including: 

  • Client Assessment
  • Sports Massage Techniques ­ pre/post and preventative
  • Portfolio worksheets covering areas such as nutrition and health and safety
The course will commence in September and learners will be fully qualified by February (subject to satisfying all outcomes). 



Entry Requirements

Candidates must be aged 16 for assessment. An appropriate level of fitness to carry out a sports massage and an interest in fitness and/or sport. It is recommended by the awarding body that applicants complete the level 3 in Swedish Body Massage prior to them starting this sports massage programme. Candidates who meet the course entry requirements can enrol online. Alternatively, you can complete an application form and attend the next part time enrolment session.


Assessment

Practical Assessment and Exams.


Where does this Lead

On completion of the course you are able to gain professional body recognition with the Sports Massage Association (SMA). The common progression route is becoming a sports massage practitioner, however other suitable progression routes are: Level 4 and 5 VTCT qualifications in sport massage or Foundation Degrees and Degrees in Sports Therapy.


Tell Me More

Attendance: 2 evenings per week at The Sheffield College - City Campus (3 hour sessions) - Tuesday and Thursday: 6pm - 9pm


Financial Assistance: Those Learners who are aged 24+ maybe be eligible to apply for a Student Loan

This is a full cost course. No funding available.