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Certificate In Electrotherapy

Level 5 CPD Certificate in Electrotherapy

The Level 5 CPD Certificate in Electrotherapy is specifically designed for those who are looking to use Electrotherapy modalities professionally within Injury treatment and rehabilitation.
This course is open to Sports Massage Therapists at Level 4 or above, Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.



The Jury's Inn Hotel,
Flemming Way,
Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 2NG

Easy access from M4 junction 15 and 16 and 5 minutes walk from mainline train station and bus station.
*Free parking available.

Upcoming Course Dates:

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
From 9am - 5pm daily

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2018

From 9am - 5pm daily

Book Now with a £99 deposit


Current Course Price: £280

10% Discount is available for current STA & FHT members and graduates from our Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy course.
(Quote membership number on enrolment)

Teaching Methods

This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Electrotherapy techniques throughout the teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor.

Book Now and secure your place with a £99 deposit
(Final balance is due the month prior to the course)
Electrotherapy Course Dates:


Entry requirements and Background

Course applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and must hold a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy. Applicants should have also been practising Sports Massage Therapy for a period of time prior to enrolling on this course.

The course will expand on injury treatment knowledge, and will develop the use of Electrotherapy modalities including application of Ultrasound therapy, TENS, NME's and Combination therapy.

On completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Electrotherapy modalities in the management of injuries in a safe and effective manner and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.


Overview of Course
  • Introduction to Electrotherapy within Sports Massage and Sports Therapy
  • Pain management
  • Application of Ultrasound Modalities
  • Application of TENS
  • Integration of Thermodalities within Electrotherapy
  • Electrotherapy applications to Injury
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
Course design

This course is designed in relation to industry standards and the current National Occupational Standards.
This course is accredited by the Sports Therapy Association and the Federation of Holistic Therapists and provides 16 Continual Professional Development hours (CPD).

Practical training is delivered over two consecutive days from 9am - 5pm.
Training days will provide a mixture of practical application, theory work, group work and supervision of treatment. Consideration will be drawn to successful treatment of injury and recovery within the rehabilitation process.

Course Tutors

Taught by Louise Fisher BSc, PGCE, MSc, FHEA and assisted by
Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc.

Louise has a Masters Degree in Sports Science and Injuries, a BSc degree in Sports Therapy and is a qualified teacher. Louise is a
highly qualified lecturer within the field of Sports Therapy as she
has been working within the field of Sports Therapy for 12 years
and has over 11 years of experience as a Sports Therapy Lecturer
and Programme Leader for the University of Bath Sports Therapy Degree.

Cancellation policy:

Your payment for this CPD course is non-refundable. It is not possible to have your place refunded in whole or part once your booking has been confirmed, or to transfer to a later date once you have already paid.

Therefore we STRONGLY recommend that you take out insurance to cover your costs in the event that you have to cancel or curtail your training. By registering and paying for this course, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.