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Location: Broomfield Hall
Days / Times: Thursday 18:00 to 21:00
Tuition (£): 811.00*
24+ Loan Amount: 811.00****
The Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy builds on the knowledge gained on a Level 3 Sports Massage course by introducing the skills required to treat and correct common patterns of dysfunction and pre-diagnosed injuries.
All applicants should have completed a Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage prior to starting this programme.
A minimum of four candidates are required for this course to run.
You must have completed a:
Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
It is also recommended that you have:
Good customer service and communication skills
Excellent personal hygiene, appearance and professional demeanour
English and Maths GCSE at grade C (4) or higher
Understand the clinical procedures for client assessment and treatment planning
Conduct objective physical assessments
Understand the purpose of neuromuscular and tissue mobilisation techniques in sports massage - and the skills to be able to apply these techniques effectively
Utilise soft tissue techniques appropriate to specific clients
Understand treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair
How will I be assessed?
This qualification will be delivered, assessed and assured in line with:
The CNHC code of conduct, ethics and performance
Skills for Health's QCF assessment principles
A range of practical and knowledge-based assessments will be arranged, including vocational experience and observation of practice.
Assessments are carried out over a number of observations of your work with clients, plus additional worksheets and critical evaluation of your practice.
You will be expected to provide a client to work on for your assessments.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You may wish to purchase your own massage equipment, fold-away beds and oils in order to practise. This is not, however, a requirement of the course.
This course is CIMSPA endorsed.
What can I do after this course?
Students who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and obtain insurance to work as a sports massage therapist.
They can also consider progression to the:
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching
Level 2 Fitness and Exercise Instruction
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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.