PROACTIVE TRAINING ITEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN SPORTS MASSAGE

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Overview

This intensive 6-day course offers candidates a fantastic opportunity to gain an ITEC accredited Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage. This qualification is widely recognised and will enable individuals to practise independently as a Sports Massage Therapist. It is widely recognised as a robust and very well respected qualification which arms candidates with the necessary skills to work in a professional sporting arena or in private practice from the moment they qualify.

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Individuals who have qualified through ProActive Training have gone on to pursue careers on a sporting platform including positions with Arsenal FC, Charlton Athletic FC, Aston Villa FC, Middlesbrough FC, USA Track and Field, Middlesbrough FC, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Association, London Triathlon, Harlequins RFC and many more.

The qualification also enables students to work in private practice as a Sports Massage Therapist with up to £1million insurance and many of our students have gone on to start their own practice and have grown very successful businesses. The course will enable students to work in private practice as a Sports Massage Therapist for up to £1 million of insurance from the moment they qualify.

The qualification is internationally recognised allowing students the freedom to work in countries across the globe.

All our courses are taught by practising Physiotherapists or Osteopaths who are also qualified Sports Massage Therapists with years of industry experience. This level of tuition and expertise is unmatched by other training providers and our 98% first-time pass rate is testament to this high calibre of teaching.

We aim to keep to tuition as hands-on as possible covering over 35 sporting injuries, including the following areas:

  • All massage techniques, including deep friction
  • Muscle Energy Techniques (MET’s)
  • Joint mobilisation techniques
  • Myofascial release techniques
  • PNF stretching
  • Soft Tissue Release (STR)
  • Orthopaedic testing
  • Trigger pointing/Neuromuscular techniques
  • Passive stretching
  • Extensive rehabilitation and exercise prescription
  • Pre and post event massage

Course Accreditations

  • Proactive Training

Location

London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

If you are visiting our Southwark Campus, you may wish to use our downloadable campus map (PNG File 466 KB). For information on accessibility, see our DisabledGo access guides.

Walk or bicycle

The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.

By bus

LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.

By train or tube

The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.

By car

London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.

Do consider the Congestion Charge if you are driving through London to reach the campus. Find out if you'll be crossing the Congestion Charge zone to reach our Southwark Campus.

TfL journey planner

You can travel to Southwark Campus by using public transport, plan your journey using the Transport for London journey planner.

Entry Level Requirements

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Sport Scientists, Strength and Conditioning Coaches and qualified Fitness Professionals are all eligible to apply.
  • You will need a friendly mature attitude, good communication skills and take pride in your personal appearance.
  • You must be 100% committed to the course duration.

Advanced entry

If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.

The course cost is £550.

Please apply directly through the ProActive Training.

Day

Date

Time

Monday

8 April 2019

10.30-17.00

Tuesday

9 April 2019

10.30-17.00

Wednesday

10 April 2019

10.30-17.00

Thursday

11 April 2019

10.30-17.00

Friday

12 April 2019

10.30-17.00

Saturday

13 April 2019

10.30-15.30

Prepare to start

All participants will be given details about the course prior to attending, including; the time, location and course structure of the day.

Careers

Employability Service

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • Free employability workshop and events for student all year round, more details can be found on our event section.
  • Online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • LSBU Careers Hub offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and support, guidance on future careers, as well as loads of career resources, connecting you with employers, exciting events, 1-1 support and relevant workshops.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

Teaching and Assessment

The courses is taught through classroom delivery and practical demonstrations. You'll practice on fellow course participants and complete home study and work packs, a work log, a practical assessment and one written assessment paper.

Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 0207 815 7500

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