VTCT (ITEC) Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage 603/4497/0
The skills learned on the course will enable graduates to work either within the sport and leisure industry or with other client bases unrelated to sports injuries; for example work and occupational musco-skeletal injuries.
- Pre, Post, Inter, maintenance, restorative and corrective Massage using a range of basic and advanced techniques.
- Postural assessment of each client and how their biomechanics affects their body
- Functional anatomy in order to identify various anatomical landmarks on the body including insertion and origins of muscles
- Pre and post massage Sports massage techniques to include CTM, NMT, MET, PNF Remedial exercise
- Working on dysfunctional tissue and working on recent non-acute injuries or with pre-exsisting conditions.
- Plan and evaluate Sports massage treatments
- A genuine desire to learn
- ITEC Sports massage level 3 and Anatomy & Physiology – these must have been studied within the past three years) – Please submit via email before enrolling on the course – refer to our terms and conditions.
- Education to GCSE standard is desirable
- Good command of English language is desirable
- Time to compile 18 ‘case study’ treatments)
- To be prepared to complete at least 5 hours home study per week
We only have small classes with no more than 10 students per class. This ensures individual attention.
Students will practice on each other initially, a model will be required for the practical exam.
8 Weeks plus additional mock assessment and practical exam to be arranged separately.
IS THEIR HOME STUDY?
Independent study is an essential part of this course and you will be required to do practical and theoretical home study between college sessions. You should set aside 5 hours a week for study.
- Conducting subjective and Objective Assessment: 5 client consultations/assessments
- Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair: Assignment
- Provide Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury: Evidence of 5 Treatments and Practical examination
Consultation forms can be downloaded for your case studies, your tutor will advise.
10.00am – 4.00pm Weekdays
10.30am – 4.30pm Weekends and Bank Holidays
ITEC Practical Examination – 1 hour. All work is then externally verified by the visiting examiner. Exam TBC, exams held twice yearly.
WHY BOOK WITH US?
We have 18 years of experience in therapies and ten years in teaching. Our tutors are passionate about their subjects and bring you the most up to date training through our continual professional development. We also train and offer workshops in colleges, private institutions, spas, schools and local councils.
£1250 (Includes handoutsl containing everything you need to know). Deposit of £250 payable at time of booking, balance of £1000 to be paid no later than 14 days prior to the course date.
The cost covers:
- Marking and assessing your portfolio and assignment notes
- Theory exams
- The time taken for and the uses of equipment and products at your practical assessment
- The fees we pay to the external awarding body for your certification and testing materials
- First Polo top
- A friendly and relaxing environment
- Folders, dividers
- Three large towels (bath sheets)
- Anti-bacterial hand wash
- Anti-bacterial foot wipes
- Uniform: Escape polo (1 polo complimentary on first course booked only) Jogging bottoms/Trousers (not cropped or leggings)
- Closed in black shoes/trainers
- A couch & trolley will be required for home practice
ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage.
Gift Vouchers Available