L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Within this qualification you will learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, provide and evaluate sports massage treatments for both sporting and non-sporting clients.
You will learn to treat individuals suffering from a wide range of conditions, such as muscle fatigue, lumbago/non- specific low back pain, and repetitive strain/overuse, non-acute type injuries
There is no pre-requisite for this qualification, however, students will be over 16 and have the basic literacy and communication skills necessary for a level 3 qualification. Sports massage therapy can be a physically demanding occupation and candidates should have an appropriate level of physical fitness to embark on the course.
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
- Principals of health and fitness
- Understand the principals of soft tissue dysfunction
- Professional practice in sports massage
- Sports massage treatments
Tuition for all units is included in the cost.
- A 70% pass rate in an Anatomy and Physiology exam
- Three observations: one in a clinical setting, one in an event setting and one in a non clinical setting
- Four assignments
- One case study.
There will be thorough guidance for all of the assessment criteria.
Face to Face tuition will take place over (8 days).
Students will complete Anatomy & Physiology and The Principles of training as online modules. Face to face tuition will include both theory and practical, but will be heavily weighted toward practical techniques. Sports clients will be invited in from the local community for you to practice on under supervision. Your exam and first observation will take place within the allocated timeframe of the course. In addition you will be expected to develop your skills by completing clients at home and attending sporting events. Your final practical assessment will be completed within 3 months of completing the course.
VTCT L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
8 Days face to face plus online learning
Next Course: Weekdays (Wednesdays)
Part time 8 days
Starting 29th January and running every Wednesday for 8 days
Stranorlar, Co. Donegal.
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