If you undertake this course, you will obtain a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist’s qualification. With this qualification, you will be able to do planning, providing and evaluating sports massage treatments. Treatments can be carried out for pre/post and inter-event, for maintenance and restorative purposes.
You will learn a host of massage techniques.
With your new skills, you will be able to work to work on dysfunctional tissue.
This sports massage diploma course can be taken as a stand-alone qualification. You will be able to start a new career. You can either work full-time or freelance. It is up to you the days and hours that you will work. This is a qualification that can give you work-life balance if you so desire.
Moreover, if you already work in the health and fitness industry, with this added new string to your bow, you will be able to offer your services to a wide group of clients and/ or maximise the income you can possibly derive from serving your existing clients.
Are you already a qualified PT? Or perhaps a yoga or pilates teacher? Are you already working within the health and fitness industry? Want to boost your career options and gain new skills? If you answered yes, the diploma in sports massage might be just what you are looking for.
There has been an increase for specialists with the ability to aid people with sports injuries and rehabilitation in the last few years. More and more people take sports to have a healthy balanced lifestyle. Sports therapy is no longer just the preserve of top athletes, but for everyday gym-goers and other regular sports users.
What could this qualification lead to?
Students who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and get insurance to work as either an employed or self-employed sports massage therapist within facilities such as sporting/fitness venues and sports massage & osteopathic clinics.
You will be able to register with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) as a massage therapist
This qualification meets the pre-entry requirements of YMCA Awards Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF)