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VTCT Sports Massage Certificate G061

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37964/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, part-time

Level

This is a level 4 course.

Course outline

If you are currently working in sport and active leisure, including osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports therapists and sports massage practitioners, the VTCT Level 4 certificate in sports massage therapy has been designed for you.

Course details

The purpose of this specialist qualification is to enrich your understanding of advanced anatomical, physiological and pathological principles relevant to the application of sports massage.

This will provide you with advanced analysis skills for the assessment and treatment of sports injury.

You will learn to critically evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments.

Entry guidelines

You must be in possession of one of the following:

  • VTCT Level 3 certificate in sports massage therapy or equivalent qualification.
  • VTCT Level 3 diploma in anatomy AND physiology and VTCT Level 3 diploma in Swedish massage or equivalent qualifications.
  • VTCT Level 3 diploma in anatomy AND physiology and VTCT Level 3 diploma in body massage or equivalent qualifications.
  • Other equivalent qualifications to those identified in prerequisites 1-3. These must be approved by VTCT. Please refer to the National Database for Accredited Qualifications. (NDAQ) for further details (www.accreditedqualifications.org.uk).

You must be 18+ at the time of certification.

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

Centres may wish to deliver this qualification by distance learning; a minimum of 50% of the GLH (65 GLH) must be spent on direct teaching and supervised practice of massage techniques and assessments.

Where can I progress to?

On successful completion of this course:

  • You will be equipped to work independently or in a supervisory position
  • You may be able to tutor Level 1-3 sports massage practitioners
  • You may also progress to additional VTCT Level 4 qualifications or specialist VTCT qualifications at level 5

The qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for continued professional development (CPD) by the Sports Massage Association.

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When does this course run?

Starting 7th Sep 17

Ends 28th Jun 18

Ref: G061J001

Fees

Fee : £800.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

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

Starting 7th Sep 17

Ends 28th Jun 18

Ref: G061J002

Fees

Fee : £800.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Thursday 13:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

Starting 6th Sep 18

Ends 27th Jun 19

Ref: G061K001

Fees

Fee : £800.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Starting 6th Sep 18

Ends 27th Jun 19

Ref: G061K002

Fees

Fee : £800.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this 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 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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