The main aim of the Level 4 Diploma in Soft Tissue Therapy & Sports Massage is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge to provide Sports Massage Therapy to the general public, gain employment within the sport and fitness industry and to enrich Practitioners’ understanding of advanced anatomical, physiological and pathological principles relevant to the application of Sports Massage. It includes roles such as restorative and corrective massage using a range of basic and advanced techniques. Practitioners will also learn how to plan and evaluate Sports Massage treatments to inform the provision of future treatments.
This course is the most comprehensive Level 4 programme in the UK. Guaranteed! As well as covering Sports Massage techniques we teach practitioner level soft tissue techniques....we don't just talk about them! Included in the Level 4 programme is Myofascial Release and Postural Realignment, in which AHG is the market leader. We also include advanced clinical assessment skills to allow you to make better judgments on whether to treat or refer your clients, something that is crucial to limit the risk of malpractice complaints. We also add an accredited Sports First Aid qualification to make this course even more valuable when seeking employment or opportunities.
17 days, plus home study, plus 100 hours of external case studies, plus 30 hours of supervised case studies during your practical training dates.
All dates are plus 2 additional assessment days, taken upon completion of home study and 100 hours of case studies.
Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy. Must be ITEC, VTCT, YMCA or ActiveIQ. If you do not have a Level 3 Sports Massage qualification you will be required to undertake the AHG Foundation Course (this can be booked at the same time free of charge).
Qualifications Achieved (upon successful completion):
ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
AHG Level 4 Diploma in Soft Tissue Therapy
Protrainings Sports First Aid Certificate (valid for 3 years)
Cost (includes ITEC registration, examination and certification fees*):
Full Price – £2195.00 (Interest free instalment payments available).
Pay in full in time of enrollment – £1975.00 (10% discount for full payment)
*when exams are taken at Active Health Group.
4SM1 – January 22nd to 26th; February 19th to 23rd; March 19th to 23rd.