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Sports Massage ITEC Level 3

Course Type: Part Time and Evening
Institute Name: Portobello Institute
Fee: on request
Course Locations: Dublin City Centre
Application Deadline: Course is run on regular basis

Course Details

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

Qualifications Gained

ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college.  There are no previous academic requirements

Course Structure

This is a part-time course delivered 1 evening a week over 32 weeks

Course Content Modules
1.Functional Anatomy, Physiology for Sports Therapies
2.Nutrition for Sports Therapies
3.Applying Sports Massage Methods to non-pathological tissue
4.Working within agreed standards of practice
5.Preparation for sports massage methods
6.Musculoskeletal Assessment of clients
7.Planning of sports massage strategies for clients
8.Evaluation of sports massage methods
9.Production, maintenance and storage of client records

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