ITEC Sports Massage

Courses

On successful completion of this fantastic internationally recognised qualification, therapists will be fully qualified to work with sports teams, professional competitive and amateur athletes, along with leisure clubs and centres.

This is an excellent qualification for those new to the sports and leisure industry with no previous qualifications necessary. It is also an excellent additional qualification for those already qualified as Personal Trainers. If already holding a Personal Trainer qualification, the ITEC Level 5 Diploma in Sports Massage will immediately open the doors to you to expand your career further with the added benefits to your resume as a Sports Massage therapist, therefore giving you more knowledge and having further services to offer your clients. This is especially beneficial when working with sports teams and athletes.

Through a combination of theory and practical learning, the following subjects are covered:

  • Understand and explain the changes that occur during exercise to the muscular system.
  • Understand and explain the effects of stress on muscles during sport.
  • Understand and explain the principles of training.
  • Understand and explain over training.
  • Understand the principles of force and motion.
  • Understand and explain the principles of injury prevention and management.
  • Understand and explain the stages of the healing process and the possible treatments available.
  • Understand the preventative and rehabilitative training to reinforce massage treatments.
  • Understand the effects and benefits of stretching.
  • Understand and explain the signs and symptoms of inflammation.
  • Understand and explain scar tissue.
  • Understand and explain the effects of massage on muscle and other soft tissue.
  • Understand, explain and demonstrate the classical massage movements.
  • Understand, explain and demonstrate sports massage techniques according to the clients condition and needs.
  • Understand and explain specific Sports Massage techniques.
  • Understand, explain in detail and demonstrate the common sports injuries that can be treated after medical approval

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Location Sprint College, Gorey, Co Wexford

Next Start Date 19/09/2018

Duration 14 Weeks*

Day Wed

Course Time 10am – 5pm

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Location Sprint College, Gorey, Co Wexford

Next Start Date 19/09/2018

Duration 14 Weeks*

Course Day Wed

Course Time 10am – 5pm



Fees & Payment Options

  • Course Fees - €1,550 (Please note that there are no hidden costs. Fees include all books, notes, exams/assessments and tuition)
  • Deposit - €300 non refundable deposit required to secure your place
  • Early Booking Discount – Pay in full 6 weeks prior to course start date and receive €100 off total fees.
  • Easy Payment Plan - €300 deposit, plus 3 instalments of €435. (Fees must be paid in full prior to sitting exams/assessments. Total cost of course using the Easy Payment Plan €1,605)
  • Government grants may be available for this course depending on individual circumstances. For further information on this contact your Local Development Office and/or Social Welfare Office. Our ITEC courses are a part of the National Qualification Framework (NQF), which is a requirement for funding.
  • Course runs subject to minimum numbers.
  • *Final Exams may not be on week 14 and are subject to availability of ITEC external examiners. The exam venue and exam day of the week may also be different from the  course venue and course day you enrol on to facilitate ITEC's external examiners. However every effort is made to ensure the likely hood of this happening is kept to a minimum.

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