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VTCT Sports Massage Award and Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy
VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage & HDip in Sports Therapy (combined)

 
We are pleased to offer 2 advanced courses leading to a VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage qualification and our own Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy. These courses incorporate five of our Level 5 CPD modules leading to the first of these awards and then, by adding 2 further modules in Injury Rehabilitation and Taping for Sport you may achieve our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy. Full details for both courses are shown below.
 

VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage

 
Our VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage Course includes 5 of our key modules which meet all learning outcomes for this award. For established Level 4 therapists this course will increase your range of knowledge and skills, in turn enhancing your expertise to support your clients. The course offers a structured approach requiring you to attend all modules over a 5 to 7 month period.

During each of the five core modules you will be guided on functional anatomy, plus the science underpinning various advanced therapeutic modalities. For the practical training you will learn skills and techniques that will enable you to plan, prepare, and apply a range of assessments and interventions beyond those included at Levels 3 and 4 in sports massage therapy, to further help clients recover from sports injuries and other conditions.

Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy


Please see further details of how to complete the additional 2 modules on the course page Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy.
 

Entry Requirements


To register for the Level 5 course, you must already have a VTCT (or equivalent) Level 4 Sports Massage qualification, before attending the required 5 modules below.  Your Level 4 qualification must demonstrate your competency in the following areas as they will be included in your course assessment:

  ·  The Science and Practise of Manual Therapy including:
  ·  Fluid dynamics
  ·  Stretch Reflexes
  ·  Tissue Adaptation
  ·  Joint Function and Repair
  ·  Advanced Functional Anatomy
  ·  Assessment of Postural Imbalances, Pelvic and Spinal Alignment
  ·  Active, Passive and Strength Joint Testing
  ·  Assessment of Muscle Length, Function and Firing Patterns
  ·  Soft Tissue Trauma, and Principles of Injury Management
  ·  Active, Assisted and Advanced Stretching Techniques
  ·  Understanding Client Assessment, Results, Analysis, and Treatment Planning
  ·  Assessment of Soft Tissues and application of Advanced Techniques
  ·  Neuromuscular Techniques
  ·  Soft Tissue Release
  ·  Myofascial Release
  ·  PNF - Post Isometric Relaxation (M.E.T.)
  ·  Psychology and Sports Injuries
  ·  Legal and Ethical Aspects of Professional Practice

Other eligible applicants may include Foundation Degree and Full Honours Degree graduates allied to healthcare, and other professions such as Osteopaths, Chiropractors, etc.


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VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage

& HDip in Sports Therapy (combined)
7 Modules


Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy


Successful completion of the VTCT L5 Award above, plus 2 additional modules Injury Rehabilitation Taping for Sport Please note you may choose to complete these additional 2 modules before the Clinical assignment for the VTCT L5 Sports Massage Award (above).

However, you may not gain this award until successfully completing the above.

For full details of the Higher Diploma course please go to Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy

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Course Details

Course Costs
Flexible Awards & Discounts
Recognition & Awards
Course Dates
Course Syllabus
Assignments & Exams

Course Costs L5 Sports Massage

 
If you have completed your Level 4 training with Sports Therapy UK, please go to Loyalty and Other Discounts below.

To secure your place on the course, please book online and submit a fee of £355 which includes VTCT registration, course administration, and all first assessment fees. All modular fees may then be paid as you apply for a place on each one and are shown below. Possible assessment retakes will be charged at the time of sitting and all course fees are non-refundable.

If you wish to pay in full upon enrolment, you will be eligible for a 5% discount as shown below.

Level 5 Sports Massage Fee
Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques 296
Sports Injuries Upper Body 296
Sports Injuries Lower Body 296
Gait Analysis 296
Neuro-Spinal Assessment 400
Total of all 5 Modules

1584

Plus Registration & Assessment Fee

355

Total

£1939

Less 5% discount for full payment upon enrolment £1842

All prices quoted include V.A.T. at the current rate

If you feel you are eligible for exemption from any modules, please email fid@sportstherapyuk.com and attach evidence of your prior learning.

Please note that course fees are non-refundable.


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Equipment and other costs

 

There are no essential materials or equipment required to complete the Level 5 modules.

To book on any individual Level 5/CPD Module without enrolling on the full Level 5 course, please select the module of your choice on our online Booking Form

Recognition and Awards

 
Upon successfully completing all elements of our course you will receive the
 

VTCT Level 5 Sports Massage Award


helping demonstrate a higher standing as an experienced soft tissue practitioner.

It is widely accepted that a sports therapist is skilled in a broader range of interventions making them eligible to be engaged in a greater range of working environments.


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Course Progression

 

How you progress with qualifications once you have passed Level 3 in Sports Massage.

 

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Course Dates

 
See Course Calendar for all Level 5 and CPD Course Dates.


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Course Syllabus

 
The course comprises 5 core modules:
 
  ·  Sports Injuries Upper Body
  ·  Sports Injuries Lower Body
  ·  Gait Analysis
  ·  Neuro-Spinal Assessment & Treatment (3 Days)
  ·  Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques
 
Please note that 4 of these modules incorporate practical training over 2 days each, and the other one lasts 3 practical training days. You must attend all modules within one of the scheduled set of courses shown on our website and in the same order. During each of the modules, observations of your skills will be recorded towards your final assessment.

Upon completion of all modules you will be required to sit your Clinical Assessment which will be arranged individually with you.

To book on our Level 5 course, please use our online Booking Form
 

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Module Exemptions


If you have already completed modules that may contribute to our Level 5 Award and you wish to apply for an exemption, please forward evidence to support your claim  for ‘recognised prior learning’ (RPL) and we will respond accordingly.  Please note that copy certificates or educational transcripts, plus the associated syllabus for each topic will be required. They must show the awarding body, level, title, and date.

Modules or units demonstrating knowledge and/or competency in key areas must be recognised independent educational units and not topics forming part of other modules.



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Course Progression

 

How you progress through your Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications to become eligible for Level 5.

 

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Loyalty and Other
Discounts Available

 

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Course Calendar


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Course Assessment & Award


Practical
 
Upon completing all 5 modules, you may apply to take your clinical assessment and compile a  report as shown below.

Clinical Assessment

You will be required to assess, analyse and treat a single client on a date to be agreed whereupon you will be required to complete a Case Study Report - see below. After completing the client treatment, you will be asked to discuss this with an assessor, and you will be asked to demonstrate a selection of skills from any of the 5 modules.

Case Study Report

You will be required to compile a comprehensive report and extended treatment plan based on the findings gathered during your Clinical Assessment.

If you are working towards the Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy, this case study will be superceded by the requirement for one on Higher Diploma course.

COVID Infection Prevention Theory Examination

You will also be required to sit a 30 minute on-line multiple choice exam based on 6 home study lessons for the Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) course which is a co-requisite course to the Level 3 Sports Massage VTCT qualification.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Module Exemptions


If you have already completed modules that may contribute to our Level 5 Award and you wish to apply for an exemption, please forward evidence to support your claim for ‘recognised prior learning’ (RPL) and we will respond accordingly. Please note that copy certificates or educational transcripts, plus the associated syllabus for each topic will be required. They must show the awarding body, level, title, and date.

Modules or units demonstrating knowledge and/or competency in key areas must be recognised independent educational units and not topics forming part of other modules.


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Gain Sports Massage Experience at major sports events

 


Course Progression

 

How you progress through your Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications to become eligible for Level 5.

 

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Course Calendar


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Loyalty & Other Discounts


If you have already attended our Sports Massage Level 4 full course, you will also be eligible for our Loyalty Discount of 25% off all Level 5 and Higher Diploma Module Course fees.

Please note that this discount does not apply to course registration, administration, and assessment fees.

Level 5 Sports Massage Fee With Loyalty Discount
Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques 296 222
Sports Injuries Upper Body 296 222
Sports Injuries Lower Body 296 222
Gait Analysis 296 222
Neuro-Spinal Assessment 400 300
Total of all 5 Modules

1584

1188

+ Registration & Assessment Fee

355

355

Total
£1939

£1543

Less 5% discount for full payment upon enrolment £1842 £1466

All prices quoted include V.A.T. at the current rate

If you feel you are eligible for exemption from any modules, please email fid@sportstherapyuk.com and attach evidence of your prior learning.

If you have any questions, email us: fid@sportstherapyuk.com  or call us 01438 718755


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Equipment and other costs

 

There are no essential materials or equipment required to complete the Level 5 modules.

To book on any individual Level 5/CPD Module without enrolling on the full Level 5 course, please select the module of your choice on our online Booking Form



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