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Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Name 
Certificate in Sports Massage TherapyAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Selby College
Location Lightwaves - Wakefield College
Level Level 4
Start Date September
Duration 12 weeks plus 2 weekends.
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body VTCT
Course Overview

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy course will prepare you specifically for working in the sports massage dealing with injured clients. 

This qualification will give you the opportunity to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to work with clients who have had recent non-acute injuries and preexisting conditions.

You will develop your massage techniques gained at Level 3 further; in areas such as soft tissue release, connective tissue, corrective frictions, trigger points and muscle energy techniques. You will also gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology that will aid your development as a massage practitioner.

You will learn through practical and theory sessions in College.  Self-directed study, learning and practice outside College will help you develop your knowledge and skills further. 

What you will Study

You will study a range of modules including:

  • Conducting subjective and objective assessment
  • Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury
  • Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair
How you will be Assessed

The course will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical assessments
Entry Requirements You must have completed the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy or equivalent.
Attendance Expectations One evening per week (Thursday) from 6-9pm.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2024/25


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Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Sport
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 28 March 2024 10:05

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