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Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy – Level 4

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.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Sport
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 4
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 18
Hours: 3.00
Start: 13/09/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £811
Adult Loan Amount: £811
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/certificate-in-sports-massage-therapy-level-4
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Course Information for Students

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 and this must be evidenced prior to starting this programme.

Courses run for 18 weeks and are scheduled for the following dates:

Monday: 13/09/21 – 31/01/22

Tuesday: 8/02/22 – 5/07/22

Adult learner loans can be applied for to cover the £811 course fees. 

A minimum of five candidates must be enrolled for this course to start.

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
  • Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair
  • Conduct subjective and objective physical assessments
  • Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury

This course will be delivered on-site.

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.

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 scenario-based practical assessments.

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 Sport Coaching
  • Level 2 Award in Gym Instruction
  • Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Smoking Cessation
  • Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Sports and Leisure Assistants

£11140

Sports and Leisure Assistants

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 22, 2021 2:53 pm