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Qualification name Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Vocational Training Charitable Trust
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost description Students will need to purchase a practical kit which they will be expected to wear to all lessons. They will also need to purchase insurance, towels and equipment (foldaway table and lotions/oils for their own practice).
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is an opportunity for students to gain hands on experience and knowledge in an ever-growing field. It’s an ideal choice for those wishing to pursue a career within a massage discipline, to set up their own business or further their own development. This qualification provides the skills needed to work effectively and efficiently within the field of Sports Massage. Through practical and theory lessons you will develop your skills and ability to work safely and effectively on soft tissue dysfunction. You will be required to develop your knowledge of anatomy and physiology, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness, professional practice and sports massage treatments.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4, including English or Maths. It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest and an interest in a variety of sports.

View the key features of this course.

You will cover five mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for Sports Massage Principles of health and fitness Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction Professional practice in Sports Massage Sports Massage treatments Students will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge of taping and strapping, as well as First Aid training.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Students will be assessed through the following: Completion of workbooks Variety of practical and knowledge based observations External multiple choice on Anatomy and Physiology

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Name Bexhill College
Address Penland Road
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 2JG
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Phone 01424 214545
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