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Sports Massage

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Overview

About the Level 3 Sports Massage Certificate

In present society there is a growing need for professional sports masseuses and by studying a distance learning course with learndirect, you could be joining them. This course can be studied alongside your current career and has been designed to help therapists channel their previous massage experience into a sports setting.

If you want to be a sports massage therapist, then our sports massage home learning course is the perfect way to get started. The material is spread across 10 online modules. Each engaging unit covers a different area of sports massage. The topics included range from basic massage skills and skills for specific body parts to sports injury massage.

Who should study this course?

This course is aimed at individuals with an interest in training to become sports massage therapists. If you are already a qualified masseuse this course may help you to sharpen your skills and broaden your opportunities.

At learndirect, we do not ask that you have any prior experience or any previous qualifications before enrolling on one of our courses. All we request is that you have a way to access our online portal and that you have the motivation to engage in home study.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course you will have a broad understanding of sports massage theory. If you enjoyed studying, you may decide to progress to university level education. Many students choose to study sports science or physiotherapy at university and go on to gain professional accreditation.

If you want to find work right away, you can use your new found skills to secure a job. If you already have a job as a masseuse, these skills may help to develop your career. Jobs related to this course include but are not limited to:

  • Sports massage therapist
  • Masseuse
  • Osteopath

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Introduction

Basic massage techniques

Specific movement for massage

Contra-indications to massage

Sports injury massage

Massage of the knee

Massage of the leg

Massage of the arm, elbow and wrist

Massage of the neck and shoulders

Massage of the back and buttocks area

Massage of the chest and abdomen

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For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Sports Massage Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

About the Level 3 Sports Massage Certificate

In present society there is a growing need for professional sports masseuses and by studying a distance learning course with learndirect, you could be joining them. This course can be studied alongside your current career and has been designed to help therapists channel their previous massage experience into a sports setting.

If you want to be a sports massage therapist, then our sports massage home learning course is the perfect way to get started. The material is spread across 10 online modules. Each engaging unit covers a different area of sports massage. The topics included range from basic massage skills and skills for specific body parts to sports injury massage.

Who should study this course?

This course is aimed at individuals with an interest in training to become sports massage therapists. If you are already a qualified masseuse this course may help you to sharpen your skills and broaden your opportunities.

At learndirect, we do not ask that you have any prior experience or any previous qualifications before enrolling on one of our courses. All we request is that you have a way to access our online portal and that you have the motivation to engage in home study.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course you will have a broad understanding of sports massage theory. If you enjoyed studying, you may decide to progress to university level education. Many students choose to study sports science or physiotherapy at university and go on to gain professional accreditation.

If you want to find work right away, you can use your new found skills to secure a job. If you already have a job as a masseuse, these skills may help to develop your career. Jobs related to this course include but are not limited to:

  • Sports massage therapist
  • Masseuse
  • Osteopath

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Introduction

Basic massage techniques

Specific movement for massage

Contra-indications to massage

Sports injury massage

Massage of the knee

Massage of the leg

Massage of the arm, elbow and wrist

Massage of the neck and shoulders

Massage of the back and buttocks area

Massage of the chest and abdomen

Advertising your services

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Sports Massage Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

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