Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy

 

 

Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy

 

Sports therapy encompasses a wide range of skills and knowledge to underpin competency in assessing and treating people, both in the sporting and clinical environments. A sports therapist will be proficient in helping people of all ages recover from injuries and sporting conditions, and return to any previous level of activity with minimal risk of further injury. This often entails guiding a person beyond being able to carry out normal daily activities, and back to being able to perform complex actions under differing types of physical duress. 

 

Entry Requirements

 

To attain this award you must have already completed our Level 5 Sports Massage Award comrpising the 5 modules shown above, and you must also attend 2 further modules shown below. To complete the range of skills and knowledge to demonstrate your abilities as a Sports Therapist whereby you will help clients to recover from injury, rehabilitate and return to competitive activity, plus improve performance. In addition, you will also learn how to apply pre-competition strapping and taping, plus kinesiology-taping, thereby adding vital pitch-side knowledge and skills required to attain our Sports Therapy Award. 


See Course Calendar for all Higher Diploma and CPD Course Dates.


Recognition and Awards

 

Upon successfully completing all elements of our course you will receive

 

Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy by A Sports Therapy UK

 

helping demonstrate a higher standing as an experienced practitioner.

 

 

Entry Requirements


To register for the Higher Diploma assessment, you must already have a VTCT (or equivalent) Level 5 Sports Massage Award (above), before attending the required additional 2 modules below.  

 

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

 

 

Course Syllabus, Structure and Duration

 

The course comprises 5 core modules shown above plus:

 

However, please note that during your final assessment, your skills and knowledge from all modules will be appraised, so you may wish to achieve this whilst your training is still current.

 

Upon completion of all modules you may apply to sit your Clinical Assessment which will be arranged individually with you on a mutually convenient date. This must be done within 3 months of attending your final module. 

 

To book on any Level 5 Module use our online Booking Form

 

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Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Module Exemptions

 

If you have already completed modules that may contribute to our Higher Diploma Sports Therapy qualification 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.

 

 

> Course Assessment & Award

 

Upon completing both modules with observed assessments on each, you will also be rquired to complete a case study aligned to specific guidelines and learning outcomes. 

 

Observed Assessments – you will be required to complete specific tasks during the practical training which will demonstrate your understanding of the various topics on each module.

 

Case Study Report - you will be required to compile a comprehensive report based on the course guidelines to show your ability to construct a rehabilitation programmme to meet the individual needs of your client.

 

This must be done within 3 months of attending your final module.

 

 

> Course Dates & Location

   
See Course Calendar for all Higher Diploma Sports Therapy and CPD Course Dates.

  

> Course Fees

 

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

 

The registration and assessment fee of £225 is payable upon application before registering to attend both of the above modules at £400 and £317 respectively. These fees must be paid at least 4 weeks before the start of the practical training.  

 

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> Loyalty & Other Discounts

 

If you have already attended our Sports Massage Level 4 full courses, you will also be eligible for our Loyalty Discount of 25% off the above module fees whilst the registration and assessment fee of £225 remains fixed.

 

 

 

Summary of Level 5 Courses

 

VTCT L5 Sports Massage    
Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques    
Sports Injuries Lower Body    
Sports Injuries Lower Body    
Gait Analysis    
Neuro-Spinal Assessment & Treatment    
     
Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy    
Above 5 modules, plus    
Injury Rehabilitation    
Taping for Sport    

 

 

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All Course Dates

 

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Training Venue & Map

 

 

We run our courses from the BeActive Clinic in Hertford, near London. Easy access by car and train and only 20 miles from both Luton and Stansted airports.

 

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