The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding to work in an unsupervised manner as a Sports Massage Therapist. Through this qualification you will develop your understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of sports massage therapy. In addition you will develop the understanding, skills and techniques required to provide the use of individual client assessment, massage, related soft tissue techniques and post-treatment advice to manage, manipulate and rehabilitate the various soft tissues of the body.
This course provides the ability to immediately operate as a sports massage practitioner. Sports massage can be chosen as a stand alone career or be used alongside Personal Training services. It also provides a foundation for other advanced manual therapy courses.
This qualification is accredited by Active IQ and is recognised by both the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and CIMSPA.
Upon completion you will receive the following certificate:
Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF)
Course content includes:
Clinical issues – safe treatment, sports massage regulation, professionalism and ethics, Continuing Professional Development and communication skills
Anatomy and physiology of the major body systems with in-depth study of the musculoskeletal system