Active IQ L3 Diploma in Sport Massage Therapy

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Sport Massage Therapy (Strength & Conditioning)
Code L8D176P-2122
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Are you looking to work in the fitness industry or further improve your current suite of qualifications? This course is designed to allow learners to complete 2 vocational qualifications to improve their understanding and employability within the fitness industry. The two pathways are: Pathway 1: Level 3 Diploma Sports Massage Therapy + Level 4 Certificate Strength and Conditioning Pathway 2: Level 3 Diploma Sports Massage Therapy + Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Course: The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions Objectives: To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to: � Assess clients and construct a sports massage treatment plan. � Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction. � Understand how to determine the appropriate techniques for specific clients. � Apply a range of sports massage techniques and understand their effects on the body. Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning: To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, prepare, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that will help athletes to achieve their performance goals. During the qualification learners will cover the following: � The role of a strength and conditioning coach as part of an athlete�s support team. � Methods of carrying out performance-related needs analysis, measurements and assessments. � Strategies to analyse and evaluate assessment findings in order to be able to develop and agree short-, medium- and long-term performance goals. � Planning, delivering and evaluating periodised, performance-related strength and conditioning programmes. Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training: This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to become a Personal Trainer, but who do not already hold the pre-requisite of Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym-Based Exercise) In addition to the planning and instructing of both Gym Based and Personal Training programmes, learners will cover; Anatomy and physiology (at levels 2 and 3); Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment; Principles of exercise, fitness and health; How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and the Application of the principles of nutrition within a physical activity programme.This qualification is suitable for the 16-19 study programmes or can be used as a stand-alone qualification For more details please contact

How will it be delivered?

Exams, coursework and practical assessment

Entry requirements

There are two pathways for which the entry requirements are different. Pathway 1: Must have a Level 3 Personal Training qualifications Pathway 2: Level 3 standard requirements of 4 grade 4�s or above (English and Maths grade 4 compulsory) & a compl

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