Designed to give you the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Sports Massage Therapist.
Would you like to work as a Sports Massage Therapist?
Would you like to set up your own business as a Sports Massage Therapist?
Our Level 3 Sports Massage courses will give you everything you need to become a Sports Massage Therapist in your own right and be able to practice straight away.
Level 3 Sports Massage Courses
To provide learners with the confidence, knowledge and skills required, to be able to provide a safe and professional treatment to a range of clients, helping in injury prevention, improving physical wellbeing and aiding the healing process of injuries.
The course is split into 5 units:
• Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage
• Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health
• Soft Tissue Dysfunction
• Professional Practice
• Sports Massage Techniques
This Qualification Enables You To:
• Gain employment as a Sports Massage Therapist
• Gain insurance
• Set up your own business as a Sports Massage Therapist
• Progression on to the Level 4 Sports Massage Course
Upon signing up onto the course you will receive a Learner Manual and a Learner Achievement Portfolio.
Your Learner Achievement Portfolio (LAP) consists of all your assessment paperwork including your x5 unit questions.
5 Unit Questions
Unit 1 Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage
Unit 2 Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health
Unit 3 Soft Tissue Dysfunction
Unit 4 Professional Practice
Unit 5 Sports Massage Techniques
Before the start of the course we ask learners to complete units 1&2 for submission on your first course day, the remaining units will be set as homework throughout the course dates.
As part of Unit 4 Professional Practice, you are required to complete an assignment on preparing for a new sports massage business
All guidance will be provided in your LAPs along with guidance and advise from your tutor during the course.
The Anatomy & Physiology exam is a x50 question multiple choice exam covering the following topics;
– The Skin
– The Skeletal System
– The Joints
– The Muscular System
– The Nervous System
– The Endocrine System
– The Cardiovascular System
– The Respiratory System
– The Lymphatic System
– The Digestive System
– The Urinary System
Part of the A&P studies will be covered during the course, the rest will be down to the learner to learn via home study. All information needed is supplied in the learner manuals, further help is available if needed by any learner.
The practical exams take place on the final day of the course
The Maintenance exam consists of; Case history taking, Client Assessment, Maintenance Massage Treatment and Evaluation. The assessment takes up to 1hour
The Pre & Post practical exams are performed back to back, consisting of; a short case history taking, a mini client assessment, Pre Massage Treatment, Post Massage Treatment and Evaluation. The assessment takes up to 1hour
As part of the course, there is an element of distance learning, this will be set once you sign up to, one of our BTST Academy Sports Massage courses.
You will be guided through the distance learning via an Active IQ learner pack, which will contain all the information you need. Alongside the learner pack, our BTST tutors are on hand to help and guide you where needed.
Within the learner pack are the 5x unit questions which will be set throughout the course, Units 1&2 will be set prior to the course to start your learning journey.
For those of you that have never done any Anatomy and Physiology this unit can be both in-depth and challenging at times, therefore completing unit 1 before you start, will help give you more time to explore and learn the subject helping you gain more from the course days.
Enrol today and we’ll send you all of the pre-course materials you need to get started immediately. Your course tutor will be on hand to guide you through the course.
The BTST team will also be available 7 days a week via phone or email if required.
You can pay in full, or pay a deposit then spread the cost prior to your course.If you have any questions about the course then please get in touch; request a call back, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to us on Facebook
You must be aged 18 or over, physically able to do the work and have good communication skills.