ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Dates: 05/02/20 - 05/08/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Trevor England

This specialist qualification will equip you with a range of advanced techniques required by sports massage practitioners. You must have completed the ITEC level 3 diploma in Sports massage or equivalent and be capable of working independently.

The course fee is £811, plus an upfront fee of £438 payable at the time of your enrolment.

If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan

If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on other financial support available. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email:

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What is the course about?

This course is designed to follow on from the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy and aims to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills of advanced anatomy, common injuries and suggested treatment management, palpation skills and those needed to analyse posture and range of movement.

This course will provide practitioners with a range of advanced skills and massage techniques to prevent and manage injury in sport and active leisure. Practitioners will learn to critically evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments.

Practical exam date: 8th August 2020.

What will we cover?

This course comprises of three units which build upon those covered in the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (you will be sent a full course outline when we receive your application):

Unit 456: Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessment
Unit 457: Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair
Unit 458: Provide Sports Massage Treatments to Prevent and Manage Injury.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

You will be able to practice as a Sports Massage Practitioner.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Level 4 Certificate

- To have successfully completed the ITEC Level 3 sports massage diploma.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course content will be both Theoretical and Practical.
The teaching methods used will include: Talk by tutor - Group work - Pair work - Massage work - Movement work - completing Case Histories - Videos - and much more.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You will be provided with 1 set of (unisex) uniform, the trousers have an elasticated drawstring waist. The cost of this uniform is included in the course fees.

- Two towels (any colour towel may be used during course, WHITE TOWELS MUST BE USED FOR FINAL EXAM)
- Massage mediums
- Antibacterial wet wipes
- plasters
- tissues
- two foolscap folders (one for course notes and one for case studies)
- Writing materials (note paper, pens, pencils, etc.)

COURSE BOOKS - tutor will provide a recommended reading list on commencement of the course.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Follow up with other professional practitioner courses such as Sports massage Level 5
Advanced Massage (using sports techniques)
Deep Tissue Massage Techniques for Professionals.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Check your level

Course Code: FRQ12

Wed, eve, 05 Feb - 05 Aug '20

Duration: 26 sessions (over 27 weeks)

Full fee: £1,249.00
Senior fee: £1,249.00
Concession: £1,249.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
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