Sports Massage Level 3

 

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Level 3

ABC Awards

80 - 100 Hours

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of Sports Massage so that you can embark on a rewarding career or maybe you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

The Distance Learning Sports Massage course is designed for those interested in becoming a sports massage therapist and you can even pursue this career working from home.

From this course you will gain a detailed understanding of anatomy and physiology, which is essential for effective massage. You will also learn how to boost sports performance for your clients and aid recovery through massage for any injuries they may sustain.

On completion of this course, students will develop an in-depth knowledge of massage theory and technique together with safety aspects.

You can work at your own pace to achieve this dream career and completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of activities and assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £369.00 Nil £369.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £216.00 £56.50 X 4 months £442.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £110.50 £110.50 X 3 months £442.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Europe£40.00
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

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Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology

  • The skeleton
  • Muscles
  • How do muscles work?
  • The nervous system
  • Joints
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Strains and sprains

Unit 2: Understanding Sports Massage

  • Who is sports massage suitable for?
  • How does sports massage work?
  • Where and when sports massage should take place
  • Pre-event massage
  • Intra-event massage
  • Post-event massage
  • The benefits of sports massage
  • What equipment do I need as a massage therapist?

Unit 3: Contraindications and Injury

  • What is a contraindication?
  • Total contraindication
  • Local contraidications
  • Modifications
  • Lymphatic drainage massage
  • Injuries

Unit 4: Client Assessment and Consultation

  • Therapist safety
  • Subjective assessment - Client history
  • Treatment plans

Unit 5: Massage Techniques 1

  • What is a massage stroke?
  • Direction
  • Pressure
  • Speed
  • Duration
  • Types of techniques - Effleurage, Petrissage, Compression, Vibration, Friction, Tapotement

Unit 6: Massage Techniques 2

  • The need for different massage positions
  • Prone massage positions
  • Neck and shoulders
  • Back
  • Pelvis
  • Legs and feet
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means OSC have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

 

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