The Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports is aimed at those learners currently working in the sports and active leisure sector.
The purpose of the Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports is to provide leaners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology for sports massage, provide an understanding of sports massage techniques, and demonstrate professional practice.
In order to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports learners must achieve 37 credits from the 5 mandatory units.
The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number at levels 3 and 2 respectively.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for Managing Lower Back Pain