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Professional Qualification: YMCA Sports Massage Therapy Certificate

The YMCA Sports Massage Therapy Certificate Level 4 will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work as a sports massage practitioner, providing safe and effective treatments for injured clients.

This course will include planning, providing and evaluating sport massage treatments to seek to correct common patterns of dysfunction, and/or pre-diagnosed injuries, using a range of basic and advanced massage techniques. As part of your course, you will also gain valuable industry experience of working within a live clinics and with local top sports teams/clubs. This will ensure that you are industry ready on completion of your course.

Please note that it is required that you have completed and passed the YMCA Sports Massage Therapy Diploma Level 3 or equivalent.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be qualified to work as an independent, freelance sports therapist or as a therapist within armature and semi-professional sports clubs.

There is a wide variety of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

This course is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s), accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and regulated by Ofqual.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

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