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VTCT Sports Massage Certificate G040

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How long does the course last?

1 year, part-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

The VTCT level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (non injured) tissue. This will allow you to provide deep tissue massage in gyms, at events or in sports clubs.

Course details

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of sports massage, including functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing.

The course will also provide you with the skills and techniques for planning, preparing and applying sports massage methods to uninjured clients.

You will also develop skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform future treatments.

Entry guidelines

    Relevant level 2 qualification at Pass or above or minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above. A satisfactory interview.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

  • An ability to communicate one to one e.g. tutor or client and in a group as part of discussions.
  • Reading & writing - Technical language will be taught on this course. You need to produce written assignments and sit written exams.
  • Where can I progress to?

    On successful completion of this course you will be equipped to work in an unsupervised capacity throughout the sport and active leisure industry. You may also be able to progress to other VTCT qualifications such as Sports Strapping, Sports First Aid, Sports Therapy (QCF) and Level 4 Sports Massage (QCF).

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    When does this course run?

    Starting 7th Sep 17

    Ends 21st Jun 18

    Ref: G040J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1600.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Thursday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park

    Starting 6th Sep 18

    Ends 20th Jun 19

    Ref: G040K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1600.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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