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About this ITEC Sports Massage Course (Level 5) ...
This ITEC Sports Therapy Massage course provides the highest levels of training in the UK for Sports Therapy Massage.
The course is designed to provide qualified practitioners to advance their skills by further their knowledge and understanding on Sports Massage. It will provide further knowledge on injuries, assessment methods as well as increase the skill set and therapy techniques to treat a wide range of conditions.
Upon qualification, some of things practitioners will be able to:
Understand as well as treat a wider range of sports conditions
Understand human gait mechanics and common problems associated with it
Understand and appreciate how to assess the peripheral nervous system
Know a wider range of assessment methods and orthopaedic tests
Use sports massage techniques to assist an athlete following an activity
Learn advanced therapy skills to improve your treatment methods
The taught treatment is not just limited to sports injuries, but can also be applied to injuries sustained in everyday life.
This Sports Massage course is taught by professional and practising Osteopaths, Physiotherapists and Sports Science therapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject. Each sports massage course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own sports massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.
On completion, this will allow the practitioners to obtain full professional insurance as well as allow successful students to join one of the countries sports massage associations, the UK's leading independent professional body for Sports Massage as well as the Complementary Therapy and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
What will I learn in this ITEC Sports Massage Course ...
The course will cover the full ITEC Sports Massage (Level 5 QCF) syllabus through formal lectures, practicals and class demonstrations as well as home assignments.
Some of the topics covered in this ITEC Sports Massage course are:
ITEC Sports Therapy (Level 5)
The peripheral nervous system - dermatomes & myotomes
Assessment of the peripheral nervous system - reflexes and power testing
Pathophysiology of common neurologica
The normal gait cycle and its variations
Specific orthopaedic tests for the various body regions
Advanced Treatment - of acute & chronic injuries and include complex techniques such as:
Those wishing to progress onto the ITEC Sports Massage Therapy Level 5 must have completed the ITEC Sports Massage Therapy at level 4.
Note: Where opted, you can take your Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 & Level 5 exams on the same day.
The level of English required for overseas students is IELTS level 6-7 or equivalent.
The course will involve computer work and students are requested to have access to a PC or laptop.
If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if these can count towards this Sports massage qualification. We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this Sports Massage course and become a professional and qualified Sports Massage Therapist.
Sports Massage Course Length ...
This ITEC Sports Massage Therapy course is taught as an 5 Day fast track intensive course.
ITEC Sports Massage Therapy (Level 5) - 5 days
Where students have opted to study Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 & Level 5 as a combined course, students will naturally progress onto the Sports Massage Therapy (Level 5). It is not necessary to have taken your exams for Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 as you can sit both the level 4 & level 5 exams on the same day.
The Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 is covered over a duration of 8 days spread over several months.
ITEC Sports Massage Therapy (Level 4) - 8 days
Sports Massage Course Exams ...
The final Sports Massage course exams will include
ITEC Sports Therapy Massage (Level 5) Exam
Completion of 5 x Case Studies + 5 x Follow-ups
Completion of 20 x Additional Treatment Log
Completion of 2 x Guided Home Assignments
A practical examination lasting 1 hour
In class assessment and examinations
IMPORTANT: If you want to join a sports association, you may have to have a minimum of 6 months training from the start of the course before you sit the final exam.
Opportunities after Completing this Sports Massage Course ...
Upon successful completion of our Sports Massage courses, our students have gone onto:
Develop their own clinics as well as treat and consult a wider range of clients.
Work in Sports and Health Clubs as a Sports Therapists.
Join one of the countries sports massage associations
Join the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) - Created by the Government to regulate lead therapies
Develop their Continual Professional Development (CPD) portfolio
ITEC is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training.It is approved as an Awarding Organisation (AO) in the UK. As such all QCF qualifications are approved on the Qualifications Credit Framework.
ITEC Sports Massage courses are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this aromatherapy course.
Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Sports Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional Sports Massage treatment.
The CNHC is the UK voluntary regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners that was set up with government support to protect the public by providing a UK voluntary register of complementary therapists. CHNC's register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. This means CNHC has met the Professional Standards Authority's demanding standards.
The GCMT is the governing body for massage and soft tissue therapies that form all bodyworks and soft tissue techniques in the UK. We are a non-profit making body with the following aims and objectives.
It aims to:
- To define and influence educational standards in the field of soft tissue therapies.
- To act as a lobbying and pressure group in the areas of, education, regulation, insurance and employment.
- To cooperate collectively (e.g on commercial deals) for the benefit of our respective memberships.
- To share best practice and experience as PAs.
- To bring together, and initiate, research into soft tissue therapy.
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Eligibility: Open to anyone with Level 4 QCF qualification in Sports Therapy