YMCA Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Level 4

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Sport, Travel and Public Services

Level

Level
4

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Enhanced Part Time Part time learning for 12 hours a week (sometimes more) with availability to grants.
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
FREE

Start Date

Start Date
28 February 2023

Day(s)
Day(s)
Tuesday and Friday
Duration

Duration
14 weeks

In a nutshell

A Level 4 Sports Massage Practitioner's role includes planning, providing and evaluating sports massage treatments.

Sports Massage can be carried out for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, maintenance, restorative and corrective purposes (focused on muscle and para-tendon pathologies), using a range of basic and advanced massage techniques.

The scope of practice is limited to working on dysfunctional tissue, recent non-acute injuries and pre-existing conditions. This qualification is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the management of sport and physical activity (CIMSPA).

This course is for...

...you're a Sports Massage Therapist looking for further continuing professional development.

...you're a Sports Massage Therapist wanting to further enhance their experience.

...you're a Sports Massage Therapist who wants a recognised qualification which meets professional standards.

Course content

Modules covered:

  • Conducting subjective and objective assessment.
  • Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.
  • Provide sport massage techniques to prevent and manage injury.

How will you be assessed:

  • Observation of practical performance.
  • Short answer question theory assessment papers.
  • Written worksheets/written tasks.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy or equivalent.

Additional information

The course is taught by qualified sports massage therapist lecturers.

Course is delivered for 10 weeks.

8 hours per week (Typically Tuesday and Friday).

REPs CPD points: 16

CIMPSA Endorsed CPD points: 10

UCCE3422AA
Usk Campus
(Enhanced Part Time)
Start Date: 28 February 2023

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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