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Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy) (QCF)

  • Delivery:
    Part-time

The Active IQ Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy) is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). You'll learn from a member of the Academy of Performance Coaching team in our practical skills labs, located on the Lansdowne Campus. 

This course is suitable for adults (aged 16+) wishing to pursue a career in sports massage (soft tissue therapy) with adults. The course runs for three weeks, and you'll have to attend Monday - Friday each week. You'll have the opportunity to practice on others, and should be prepared for other students on this course to practice on you.

Key information

Next start date:

25 June 2018

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

12 days plus an assessment

Entry requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, although you should have good communication skills. Performing sports massage is a physical activity so it's important that you have a reasonable level of fitness

Course details

The Active IQ Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy) is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). You'll learn from a member of the Academy of Performance Coaching team in our practical skills labs, located on the Lansdowne Campus.

You'll have the opportunity to practice on others, and should be prepared for other students on this course to practice on you.

This course will include the following units:

Unit 1 - Anatomy and physiology for exercise (H/600/9013)
Unit 2 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017)
Unit 3 - Anatomy and physiology for sports massage (T/602/5331)
Unit 4 - Assisting soft tissue repair (J/602/5334)
Unit 5 - Professional practice in sports massage (L602/5335)
Unit 6 - Assessing clients and treatment planning (R/602/5336)
Unit 7 - Applying sports massage techniques (A/602/5332)
Unit 8 - Providing post-treatment care (A/602/5329).

Note: You must pass all eight units to achieve the full qualification. Assessments will take place throughout the course.

Course dates, across three weeks (intensive)

25–29 June 2018, 9–4pm
2–6 July 2018, 9–4pm

Assessment: 13–15 July 2018, 9–6pm

Booking deadline: 11 June 2018

For more information, e-mail apcenquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk.

How to apply

To book on the course, please complete our online form.

For all course and booking enquiries, please email APC enquiries or call +44(0)1202 965012.

Application deadline: 11 June 2018

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