Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Level 4


This qualification is for Learners who want to work within the Sports Industry. The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units.

The main skills you will perform are:

Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessment – to include identifying bony structures associated with major joints, identifying soft tissue structures located at the major joints, joint end feels, pre-dispositions to injury and dysfunctions, factors that influence recovery from injury, treatment planning, postural types and deviations, pathophysiology of common injuries, methods and purpose of a range of objective assessment techniques and carrying out Subjective and Objective Assessments.

Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair – to include the aims of treatment and treatment options during acute, sub-acute and chronic stages of injury, treatment protocol, use of and adverse reactions to cryotherapy and thermotherapy.

Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury – to include a range of soft tissue techniques, protocols to follow for each technique, evaluating the effects of each technique, preparing clients, monitoring tissue response throughout treatments, adapting the techniques and treatment plan to meet the needs of each client, adapting own posture throughout the application to ensure safe and effective application and presenting aftercare advice to the client.



This Qualification combines the full range of skills and knowledge for the Learner seeking employment or self-employment as a Sports Massage Therapist at Level 4.

This is the only ITEC qualification in Sports Massage that covers all of the skills required to become a Sports Massage Therapist at Level 4.

This Qualification contains all the skills and knowledge required for employability at Level 4.

Learners may progress on to qualifications at Level 5 such as the ITEC Level 5 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.

This qualification is recognised by all relevant professional bodies within the Sports Industry for membership and insurance purposes at Level 4.


You will be taught by an experienced course tutor with over 10 years experience in Sports Therapy, Personal Training, Pilates and Nutrition.

Upon completion you will be Industry recognised and possess a much sought-after qualification making you more employable and insurable in the workplace.

Your qualification is internationally recognised in 38 countries worldwide.




You may wish to add to your qualification by attending our:

Level5 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise)

Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Teaching

Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

Level 3 Award in Taping and Strapping for Sport and Active Leisure

Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity



Price: €2100
including your ITEC Registration.

Payment Plan Options Available
PART-TIME – START DATE – 6th June 2017

Tuesday Evenings 7pm-10pm
Duration: 44 teaching weeks

Assessment methods include multiple choice questions, assignments and practical examinations.



Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 ITEC



Rogue Institute, Rogue Fitness, The Granary, The Glen, Kinsale, Cork


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