Upon completion learners will receive an Active IQ certificate & a Discovery Learning Certificate in Sports Massage Therapies.
Is this course recognised?
Yes all Discovery Learning courses are independently accredited and the awarding organisation for this course is Skills Active the Sector Skills Council for Health and Fitness.
Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
This exciting and stimulating sports massage course will give you the skills you need to start a rewarding career working with clients within or outside the sporting industry. This level 3 sports massage course has been designed to provide learners with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner.
The main focus of sports massage is its ability to help alleviate aches and pains through manipulation, massage and rehabilitation techniques. It can effectively deal with a variety of musculoskeletal problems; it will aid recovery, reduce symptoms/pain and improve sporting performance.
There is an increased demand for sports massage treatments. It is a rewarding, diverse and interesting career with potential of a successful business. Most sports massage therapists are self-employed, this enables a therapist to effectively treat a wide range of clients from different backgrounds. This qualification will complement a personal trainer’s career, offering another service and expertise to the personal trainer’s clientele base.
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What will I learn?
This course will develop the learner’s skills, competency, knowledge and application in Sports Massage Therapy. The course content includes:
- Anatomy & physiology
- Applying sports massage techniques
- Assessing clients and treatment planning
- Assisting soft tissue repair
- Professional practice in sports massage
- Providing post-treatment care
- Anatomy and physiology for exercise
- Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Who is this course for?
Anyone with a fitness or health background who is looking to start a career in sports massage therapy.
There are no Prerequisites for this course.
Learners will be required to complete 3 multiple choice theory exams, 5 worksheets and 1 practical assessment.
What support will I get?
After being registered on the course, students will be allowed access to Discovery's online student zone so they can become familar with the syllabus, they will also given the contact details for our student support team who will assist them with any problems outside of the classroom, and our in house tutors will be there to support you on the day of your course.