• YMCA Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Soft Tissue Dysfunction) (610/3569/5)

    Price

    £

    GLH

    200 hours

    TQT

    250

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Soft Tissue Dysfunction)

    Qualifications Type

    Environmental Specialism

    Qualification Number (QN)

    610/3569/5

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1st March 2024

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Learners must be aged 16+, be fit enough to perform massage and be able to communicate with clients.

    Assessments

    Overview

    Fully endorsed and supported by The General Council for Massage Therapy (GCMT) and developed in association with The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists (SMA), this qualification has been mapped to the latest national occupational standards (NOS).

    Aligned to the health practitioner membership requirements of Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and meets the requirements for entry to SMA for membership as sports massage therapist. 

    Currently working as a Personal Trainer? Use this qualification to diversify your services including

    • treatment of conditions resulting from soft tissue dysfunction
    • treatment of minor injuries sustained during physical activity
    • ease muscular tension

    Qualification details

    This qualification is required for industry recognition as a sports massage therapist. It may be used to support access towards degree studies related to Sports Therapy and/or Sport and Exercise Sciences.

    The information below provides details of our fees for our approved centres. If you’re a learner, you’ll need to find a training provider to get an accurate cost for completing one of our qualifications. Training providers will charge learners more than the prices listed below to cover the costs of the delivery of teaching and assessment they complete on our behalf.

    Registration and certification fees

    YMCA Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Soft Tissue Dysfunction) (610/3569/5) — £117.00 per learner

    Teaching and learning resources

    UniteLearning available?Manual available?
    Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (M/650/4982)YesYes
    Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage Therapy (D/650/9440)YesYes
    Massage Professional Practice (M/650/1362)YesYes
    The Use of Non-Electrical Modalities in the Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury and Dysfunction (H/650/9442)NoYes
    Assessment and Planning Sports Massage Therapy Treatments (F/650/9441)NoYes
    Applying Sports Massage Therapy Treatments (K/650/9444)NoYes
    Post-treatment Care and Advice (J/650/9443)NoYes

    Visit our fees page for more information on resource and resource bundle pricing.

    This qualification is graded as Pass or Refer. 

    To achieve a Pass, for the YMCA Level 4 Diploma Sport Massage Therapy (Soft Tissue Dysfunction) (610/3569/5) learners must obtain seven mandatory units:

    UnitAssessment(s)
    Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (M/650/4982)Questions/answers on anatomy and physiology
    Observation
    Written task (invigilated)
    Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage Therapy (D/650/9440)Questions/answers on Anatomy and physiology for sports massage therapy
    Presentation 
    Massage Professional Practice (M/650/1362)Questions/answers on Massage professional practice
    The Use of Non-Electrical Modalities in the Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury and Dysfunction (H/650/9442)Information resources Presentation
    Assessment and Planning Sports Massage Therapy Treatments (F/650/9441)ExpositionObservation of practical skills
    Treatment log (record of further treatments)Showcase
    Applying Sports Massage Therapy Treatments (K/650/9444)ExpositionObservation of practical skills
    Treatment log (record of further treatments)Showcase
    Post-treatment Care and Advice (J/650/9443)Questions/answers on Post treatment care and advice
    Exposition
    Observation of practical skills
    Treatment log (record of further treatments)Showcase

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