Course Name: Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy

Course Assessment Method

You will be internally assessed via:

> Coursework – Two worksheets and an assignment

> Portfolio of evidence

> Practical demonstration - Palpation

> Five summative observations – Client assessment and treatment planning (ankle or knee, hip, spine, shoulder, elbow or wrist)

> Critical evaluation.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

What does it Cost?

> 16-18 is N/A

> 19-23 is £811.00

> 24 and over is £811.00

Help may be available. To see if you can receive any funding call our Student Services Team on 01325 503030.

Course fees are payable to Darlington College. Registration and membership fees may be payable. All course fees are per year.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What's Involved

On completion of this course you are required to be competent in anatomy and the physiology of the major joints of the body, understand the influences and effects of client information on treatment planning, understand the principles and practice of objective assessment techniques, be able to conduct subjective and objective assessment leading to development of a sport massage treatment plan. You will be able to treat and/or seek to correct common patterns of dysfunction in order to reduce pain and improve performance.

What's Next

You can move on to study further qualifications such as:

> Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (QCF)

> Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training (QCF)

> Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Business Skills for Fitness Professionals (QCF)

> Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness (QCF)

> Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (QCF)

> Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (QCF)

> Level 4 special populations qualifications.

A Career:

Learners have the opportunity to work as a Sports Massage therapist in health clubs, sports clubs or self-employed due to understanding treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
Level: Level 4
Awarding Body: ACTIVE IQ
Academic Year: 19/20
Start Date: October 2019

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