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ITEC Level 3 Diploma
Sports Massage ITEC Level 3 - Part time
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 ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage aims:
To provide skills at Level 3 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework for those interested in the sport and active leisure industry
To provide opportunities for staff in the sport and active leisure industry to gain a Level 3 qualification
To sustain the interest of learners leading into a Level 4 qualification in the sport and active leisure industry
To encourage knowledge and understanding of the sport and active leisure industry at Level 3
To provide opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the major functional skills and the wider functional skills in a Sports Massage context such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
To provide opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques. personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Sports Massage Therapist
ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements
This is a part-time course delivered one evening a week over 28 weeks
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
Course price €1640
ITEC Exam Fee: €200
Easy Payment Plan
Deposit of 40% = €657
Balance in to 2 instalments of €539 due 10th of the month after the course starts. Payments can be made by credit/debit card, electronic fund transfer or in person to our offices.
Instalment fee payable - €95 spread across 2 instalment payments, included in figures detailed above. Total Repayable - €1640.
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