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Qualification

Qualification
ITEC Lvl 3 Dip & Lvl 4 Cert

Qualification

Awarding Body
ITEC

Start Date

Start Date
February 2019

Sports Massage Level 3 & 4 - Booking Package

The main aim for the ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide Sports Massage Therapy.  It has been designed to provide learners with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (non-injured) tissue.  In this qualification learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of Sports Massage Therapy, including functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing.  It will also provide learners with the understanding, skills and techniques to plan, prepare for an apply a range of sports massage methods to uninjured clients.  Learners will also develop the skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments.

The increased public interest in health and fitness has in turn led to an added demand for the qualified Sports Massage therapist who has a complete understanding of the treatment and prevention of sports injuries.  Sports Massage applied skillfully is the most effective way of releasing muscular tension and preventing injury to the muscular-skeletal system.

The main aim of the ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide Sports Massage Therapy.  It has been designed for practitioners currently working in Sport and Active Leisure, including Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists and Massage Therapists. The purpose of this Level 4 Sports Massage qualification is to enrich practitioners' understanding of advanced anatomical, physiological and pathological principles relevant to the application of Sports Massage. It will provide learners with advanced palpation skills and those needed to analyse posture and range of movement. It will also provide practitioners with a range of advanced skills and massage techniques to prevent and manage injury in sport and active leisure. Sports Massage Practitioners will learn to critically evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments.

You will learn to work with and develop exercise programs for individuals, suffering from conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, stroke, cardiac problems, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, cancer wellness, orthopedic problems and conditions of the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, hips, knees, ankles, elbows and hands.

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college.  There are no previous academic requirements

This course runs 1 evening per week over 56 weeks. There will be a few weeks break from when level 3 finishes and level 4 starts.

ITEC Level 3 and 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Level 3:

Functional Anatomy, Physiology for Sports Therapies

Nutrition for Sports Therapies

Applying Sports Massage Methods to non-pathological tissue

Working within agreed standards of practice

Preparation for sports massage methods

Musculoskeletal Assessment of clients

Planning of sports massage strategies for clients

Evaluation of sports massage methods

Production, maintenance and storage of client records

 

Level 4:

Post rehab orthopaedic exercise

Therapeutic flexibility

Stress management

Industrial Fitness/Workers Compensation

Avoiding injury recurrence

Drug interaction with exercise

Sports medicine and health care

Achieving maximum insurance

Reimbursement in a managed care environment

Taping and Strapping

 

Discount of €880 when you book these two courses together- usual price when enrolled separately is €3280!

ITEC Registration Fee £320

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Course Code Location & Info Price
SM34-P-DS-FB-19 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

12/02/19 - 04/12/19
Tuesday, 6.30-9.30pm from 12/02/19 to 20/08/19 & Wednesday, 6.30-9.30 from 12/06/19 - 04/12/19
€2500 Book Now
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