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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC)

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Course description

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC):

The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC) course teaches the foundation of knowledge and the skills that are needed to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage therapist.

Content

Whilst enrolled upon this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practise of sports massage therapy. The course consists of five distinct units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Sports Massage Treatments

The course encompasses the study of anatomy and physiology including:

  • Body systems: cells; skin; skeletal; muscular; joint; nervous; endocrine; cardiovascular; lymphatic; respiratory; digestive; and urinary
  • The effects of sports massage
  • Benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Components of fitness
  • Principles of training
  • Healthy eating
  • Professional practice and conduct
  • Setting up and management of a practice
  • Soft tissue, dysfunction and repair
  • Client assessment
  • Contra-indications and indications
  • Sports Massage treatments.

The course is assessed via

  • 25 question multiple choice paper
  • One hour practical examination
  • Evidence of three treatments

The course also includes three assignments:

  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction

You will also accumulate a portfolio of evidence of learning, a useful tool for later reference.

Award

Successful students will receive an ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (QCF). Students may wish to progress onto the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage course.

You will be qualified to work effectively in sporting environments to include people actively engaged in a variety of sports ranging from team club players to individual athletes. You will be qualified for employment in health clubs and remedial clinics.

Additional entry requirements

It is recommended that Learners should have achieved a level of education equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*- C prior to commencing the ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage. Exemptions may be made for adult returners with experience of the work place.

Awarding body

ITEC

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Course info
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Start Date: Sun 15th September 2019
START DATES
SEPTEMBER 2019
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Location:

Twickenham, TW1 4SX

Time:

9:30am - 4:30pm

Duration:

17 weeks

Attendance:

Part time day, Weekend

Qualification:

Nationally recognised qualification

Level:

BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

From: £1,600

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I thoroughly enjoy this class. A great mix of theory, written based knowledge with practical. teacher is incredibly friendly, knowledgable and approachable. Good contact time and resources for learning outside of class. Great value for money. Highly recommend.

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