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LEVEL 5 SPORTS MASSAGE and SOFT TISSUE THERAPY

The need for higher level qualifications has never been greater, as we see the Sports Massage profession gaining greater recognition in the medical and healthcare field.  This course has been designed to give the candidate the highest level of training in Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Therapy to enable you to be recognised amongst the elite of the profession.

 

     

COURSE OVERVIEW 

This is the highest level Ofqual Regulated Sports Massage qualification in the UK.  

It has been designed to give the candidate the highest level of training in Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Therapy to enable you to be recognised amongst the elite of the profession.  The need for higher level qualifications has never been greater, as we see the Sports Massage profession gaining greater recognition in the medical and healthcare field.

 

Our students gain access to our Online Academy, where we have a whole host of courses and videos, access to which, you keep after you have graduated!

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Level 3 Sports Massage *

  • VTCT level 2 Award in Infection Control unless you already hold an equivalent.

 

*If you do not hold a Level 3 Sports Massage qualification you can still book this course, you will need to attend our Access Course. To book a Level 5 with an Access Course Click Here. 

COURSE CONTENT

The main skills you will learn are:

  • Sports Massage

  • Soft Tissue Manipulation*

  • Soft Tissue Release

  • Trigger Point Therapy*

  • Myofascial Release*

  • Myofascial Postural Restructuring*

  • Muscle Energy Techniques

  • PNF

  • Static Stretching

  • Postural Assessments

  • Clinical Orthopedic Assessments

  • Walking gait analysis

  • Movement analysis

  • Hot and Cold Therapy

  • Sports Injuries and Soft Tissue Dysfunction

  • Neurological Testing

  • Peripheral Joint Mobilisations and Articulations

  • Sports Injuries and Soft Tissue Dysfunction

  • After-care exercise

    *  Unique to AHG

LINK TO VTCT DOCUMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED  

 

  • VTCT Level 5 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF)

  • AHG Level 5 Diploma in Soft Tissue Therapy

  • VTCT L2 Infection Prevention Control (if you attend this course with us)

Upon successful completion you will be able to join all of the following organisations:

  • Sports Therapy Organisation - Leading Sports Therapy Professional Association

  • Sports Massage Association - Leading Soft Tissue Therapy Professional Association

  • Federation of Holistic Therapists - Professional Association and Accredited Register

  • CNHC - Sports Massage Regulator and Accredited Register

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DURATION & YOUR COMMITMENT

You will attend 20 in-class days, plus two additional assessment days. 

 

In addition to this you will be required to:

  • attend approximately 60 hours of online Zoom theory lessons*

  • obtain 100 hours of case studies (many of which can be completed in our student clinic if you wish)

  • approximately 400 logged hours of home study on our online learning platform (including theory assignments)

 

*We have a flexible online schedule to support our learners

FINANCIAL INVESTMENT 

As a private training provider we do not receive government funding.  We do not accept Advanced Learner Loans.

 

Level 5 Sports Massage - £2695.00 (If you require the access course the inclusive fee is £2995.00)

COURSE DATES 2021/2022

Weekday Format (you need to attend all course dates)

Access course [if required choose one option]

  • 21st - 22nd October or

  • 30th - 31st October

Level 5 Dates:

  • 1st to 5th November; 6th to 10th December; 17th to 21st January; 14th to 17th February.

Weekend Format (you need to attend all course dates)

Access course [if required]

  • 5th - 6th February

Level 5 Dates:

  • 12-13th March; 23rd-24th April; 20th-21st May; 25th-26th June; 23rd-24th July; 20th-21st August; 17th-18th September; 15th-16th October; 12th-13th November; 10th December.

Please note:  when you are on the course, we do have a flexible schedule if you need to swap any modules.

BOOK BELOW IF YOU HOLD LEVEL 3 OR 4 SPORTS MASSAGE.

If you need to book the Level 5 Sports Massage with the Access course, please click here.

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