Corona-virus and training
at Sports Therapy UK

18th July 2020.

Following the recent relaxation of restrictions allowing sports massage and sports therapy services to resume we are delighted to report that similarly, the practical training linked to many of our courses has also successfully restarted.

All students attending practical training with us in the future will be required to conform with our Working Practise Covid-19 Policy which has been implemented utilising all practicable steps to safeguard the well-being of all our students and staff, as well as preventing the spread of the virus. This Policy and Self-Declaration form will be made available to students shortly before attending our practical training.

If you would like to view the steps we are taking to safeguard all those who visit our training centre, please see our Sports Therapy UK Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy by following the link at the foot of this page.

We are in close contact with our awarding body Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) and will continue to conform with their current educational criteria ensuring our students will be eligible for their chosen award upon successfully completing our course.

We remain fully committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience fully supported by our tutors and all staff at Sports Therapy UK and we are look forward to welcoming you to our training centre.

View our Working Policy Document

Electrotherapy Diploma


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A bit about the course...


The course is intended for those qualified and experienced in treating injuries and particular emphasis will be given to the application of ultrasound, interferential and combination therapy in sport. This course is a natural progression for those who already have good "hands on skills" and a working knowledge of sports injuries. The successful graduate will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the use of electrotherapy for the management of injuries in a safe and professional manner. They must be fully aware of the effects and contraindications of electrotherapy.


> Entry Requirements


Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, hold a minimum Level 4 qualification and be able to demonstrate at least 1 year of clinical practice treating injuries.


> Course Fees

The fee is £295 including V.A.T. at the current rate, and you may claim 16 credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).


> Loyalty & Other Discounts

If you are already a student of our full Level 3 Certificate or Level 4 Diploma courses you will be entitled to a discount of 25% as part of our Customer Loyalty Discount Scheme and a further discount if you select to do all modules on our Level 5 course. 

Please contact us for discount terms for booking more than one person.  Also note that you may only use one available discount for each course.

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> Next Electrotherapy Course:

BEDFORDSHIRE - University of Bedfordshire



see Course Calendar for all Modular dates



> Course Syllabus


  • Physics in relation to Electrotherapy
  • Physiology of Pain
  • Utrasound
  • Thermal modalities
  • Bio-feedback
  • Pain modulation
  • Cryotherapy
  • TENS
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
  • Indications and contra indications
  • Electrotherapy applications in sports



> Course Structure


Home Study


Some pre-course reading will be required to ensure you understand some fundamental concepts before attending the practical training.


Practical Training


12 Contact Hours

The practical training takes place over two days from 9.30am to 3.30pm each day. Practical training dates are shown under our Course Calendar page and further information about our location is shown under Training Venues.

The training includes a balance between lectures, expert practical tuition and practical workgroups. The latter consists of case histories, and clinical application using a full range of electro-medical equipment. All aspects of sporting injuries to each part of the anatomy will be covered, placing particular emphasis on student participation and practical application. Consideration will be given on how to combine treatment appropriately with other therapies at the various stages of rehabilitation.


Upon successfully completing the course, we will provide you with a Certificate of Attendance.


> Course Venue


The course will be held at the University of Bedfordshire, Luton. All course materials and light refreshments will be provided.


If you require accommodation during practical training details are shown under Accommodation.


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> Ready to Enrol?


Please complete the online booking form whereupon we will confirm receipt and your place on the course.


Course Fees


> £295.00

All Course Dates


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Training Venues



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