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Sports Therapist

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Overview

Owners and Managers of fitness facilities and gymnasia are fighting hard to both retain existing customer figures and increase membership numbers whilst maintaining staffing levels.

In the ever-expanding health & fitness industry it will be the better-qualified, more dedicated instructors and therapists, armed with a variety of skills and knowledge who will succeed and enable their employers to reach their targets.

About Sports Therapy

The work of a sports therapist will involve a variety of activities such as massage, use of fitness testing equipment and weights and giving advice on a number of topics with the aim being to maintain or elevate fitness levels of clients and to rehabilitate minor sporting injuries.

Modules

Postural assessment

Sports massage

Health & fitness evaluation

Identification of sports injuries

Anatomy & kinesiology

Use of weights and resistance machines

Exercise physiology

Rehabilitation programmes

Individual and group exercise

Remedial exercises

Sports nutrition

Hydrotherapy

First aid

Electrotherapy

Physical fitness

Sport-related fitness

Motor fitness

Remedial fitness

Business management

Sports psychology

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 Therapist 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

Owners and Managers of fitness facilities and gymnasia are fighting hard to both retain existing customer figures and increase membership numbers whilst maintaining staffing levels.

In the ever-expanding health & fitness industry it will be the better-qualified, more dedicated instructors and therapists, armed with a variety of skills and knowledge who will succeed and enable their employers to reach their targets.

About Sports Therapy

The work of a sports therapist will involve a variety of activities such as massage, use of fitness testing equipment and weights and giving advice on a number of topics with the aim being to maintain or elevate fitness levels of clients and to rehabilitate minor sporting injuries.

Modules

Postural assessment

Sports massage

Health & fitness evaluation

Identification of sports injuries

Anatomy & kinesiology

Use of weights and resistance machines

Exercise physiology

Rehabilitation programmes

Individual and group exercise

Remedial exercises

Sports nutrition

Hydrotherapy

First aid

Electrotherapy

Physical fitness

Sport-related fitness

Motor fitness

Remedial fitness

Business management

Sports psychology

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 Therapist 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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