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Sports Massage Therapy (Level 4 Certificate)

VTCT
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is a vocational qualification and is ideal progression from Level 3 Sports massage that will prepare you for a career as a sports massage practitioner working with injured clients including, conducting subjective and objective assessment, providing sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury, and treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair. This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology to work on post acute injury and pre existing conditions, dealing with musculo-skeletal and para-tendon injuries. You will develop the skills to conduct subjective and objective assessments, which will cover active, passive and resisted range of movements, detailed postural analysis, functional testing and special tests. You will also develop the skills to work safely and effectively on muscle and para-tendon injuries using a variety of soft tissue techniques and will be able to advise on treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) Level 4 Certificate Sports Massage Therapy
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees:
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • USP46 -D/506/7501 Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessment
  • USP47 -H/506/7502 Provide Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury
  • USP48 - K/506/7503 Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK Level 3 Diploma Sports Massage therapy or equivalent It is expected that you will be currently working in the area of sports massage therapy and have access to a range sports massage clients

ROI Requirements

UK Level 3 Diploma Sports Massage therapy or equivalent It is expected that you will be currently working in the area of sports massage therapy and have access to a range sports massage clients

Work Placement

It is expected that you will be currently working in the area of sports massage therapy and have access to a range sports massage clients,

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - 10

What's Next?

Further Study

On completion of this qualification you will be able to progress to Level 5 certificate in Sports Massage therapy or gain employment as a Level 4 Sports Massage Practitioner

Career Prospects

On completion of this qualification you will be able to gain employment as a Level 4 Sports Massage Practitioner working with injured clients, this may include working in clinics, for sporting teams or as a mobile therapist. This may be in an employed or self-employed context.

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