Certificate in Sports Massage - Level 4 Certificate

Course

Certificate in Sports Massage

Gaining a certificate in sports massage therapy means you can treat your current clients, and build your own practice treating other gym goers and members of the public suffering with muscle dysfunction. 

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Cost: £1,350.00

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Course Summary

A Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy will give you basic and advanced skills in massage therapy, allowing you to treat patients suffering from pre diagnosed injuries, or long-term muscle complaints. You can help your clients correct common dysfunction practices to help prevent further injury and alleviate pain using massage. 

 

Gaining a certificate in sports massage therapy means you can treat your current clients, and build your own practice.

How You're Taught

The Exercise Referral course runs over 10 days, usually one or two days a week, usually at a weekend and spread out to allow time for study and practice of practical skills.   Course days run from 9 am until 5 pm and it is essential that you attend all of these days

Assessment

There are a number of assessments for this course, including both practical and theoretical.

Assessment includes a workbook and worksheets, a theory exam & practical assessment.

Certificate in Sports Massage

Future Career

This course can support access to degree studies related to Sports Therapy and/or Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Entry Requirement

You must hold a diploma in sports massage to attend this course

Modules

  • Anatomy and physiology of the major joints of the body
  • The pathophysiology of common injuries/soft tissue patterns of dysfunction
  • The principles and practice of objective assessment techniques and the influences and effects which such information has upon treatment planning
  • How heat and ice may be used to safely support the soft tissue repair process
  • The purpose and use of a range of soft tissue mobilisation and neuromuscular techniques used within sports massage therapy
  • How to conduct subjective and objective assessments
  • Devising sports massage treatment plans to help correct identified areas of soft tissue dysfunction and /or support the soft tissue repair process of previously diagnosed injuries
  • Application of a range of soft tissue mobilisation and neuromuscular techniques
  • Evaluation of sports massage treatments

Fees & Funding

The fee for this course is £1350. A £100 deposit is required to secure your place on the course.

You can pay for this course yourself (self-funded) or if you’re aged 19 or over, have been a resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the course, and are applying for a course that is over £300 and a level 3 or 4, then you may qualify for a 19+ Advanced Learner Load. 

Please note: This course can only be partially funded through the 19+ Advanced Learning Loan.

How much can I get?

The amount you get depends on the course and the maximum amounts are set out by the government. The minimum loan amount is £300.

You can take out a loan for the maximum amount to cover your fee or you can pay part of the fee yourself.   Please note: The Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy can only be partially funded through the loan scheme, so a personal contribution will also be required for this course.

How is the loan paid?

Student Finance England will pay your agreed loan direct to Envisage once we confirm your attendance on your chosen course.

Repayments

Repaying your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan is straightforward.

  • Your monthly repayments will be based on your income, not what you borrowed
  • You’ll only start making repayments when your income is more than £25,000 per year
  • You’ll only pay back 9% of any income above £25,000 a year
  • Any loan remaining 30 years after you’re due to start making repayments will be written off
  • If you leave or finish your course before April the following year, you won’t start making repayments through the tax system until after this date. You can make voluntary repayments at any time
  • If your income drops or increases your repayment amount will change to reflect this. You can make voluntary repayments at any time to pay off your loan more quickly.

Annual Income before tax

Monthly Salary

Monthly Repayment

Up to £25,000

£2,083

£0

£27,000

£2,250

£15

£29,500

£2,458

£33

£31,000

£2,583

£45

£33,000

£2,750

£60

£35,000

£2917

£75

 

 

 

 

 

Certificate in Sports Massage

How to Apply

If you book online, you will need to apply for your selected course and choose your payment option. If you are self-funded, you can proceed with the process. If you wish to fund the course with a loan, then select the alternative payment option at checkout.   On receipt of your booking, we will contact you and ask you to confirm how you would like to pay for your course.   At this point, you can indicate that you would like to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan and we will contact you to arrange an interview.   

If you book over the telephone, by email or in person, you will be directed to one of our loan coordinators, who will arrange an interview with you.

During the interview, you will receive information, advice and guidance in relation to the loan and the course you have applied for.    If you decide to go ahead with the course and the loan, we will provide you with a Learning and Funding Information Letter (also known as an offer letter).   Upon receipt of your Learning and Funding Information Letter, you will apply for your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan via Student Finance England.

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