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Certificate In Manual Therapy

Level 5 Certificate in Manual Therapy

The Level 5 CPD Certificate in Manual Therapy is specifically designed for those who are looking to use
Manual Therapy modalities and mobilisations professionally within Sports and Remedial Massage therapy, Sports Therapy, injury and rehabilitation.



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:

July course:
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July 2017 (Fully Booked)
From 9am - 5pm daily

October course:
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th October 2017
From 9am - 5pm daily

Book Now with a £99 course deposit

Course Price: £265

10% Discount is provided for STA members and graduates from our Level 4 Sports and Remedial Massage course.
(Quote your membership number when booking and discount will be applied)

Book Now and secure your place with a £99 deposit.

Course Accreditation:

This course is accredited by both the Sports Therapy Association and the Federation of Holistic Therapists and provides 16 hours of CPD training (16 CPD points).

Manual Therapy Course Dates:

Teaching Methods

This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising manual therapy techniques throughout the teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor.
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
This course is also open to Sports Therapists, Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation professionals as Continued Professional Development.

This course will expand on injury treatment knowledge, and will develop the use of Manual Therapy modalities and joint
mobilisations within Sports Massage Therapy.

On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of manual therapy 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

This course focuses on:

  • Developing a critical awareness of manual therapy and mobilisation techniques to the peripheral joints of the body.
  • Recognising the typical symptoms and common clinical signs associated with common sports injuries to peripheral and vertebral structures.
  • Evaluating the physiological responses of injured tissue to heat, cold, stretching, exercise, mobilisation and immobilisation.
  • Mobilisation of peripheral joints using Maitland and Mulligan mobilisation techniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.
  • Mobilisation of vertebral joints using Maitland and Mulligan mobilisation techniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.
Course Design

This course is designed in relation to industry standards and accredited by the Sports Therapy Association.
This course 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 Sports Therapy lecturer and has been actively working within the field of Sports Therapy for 12 years.
Louise was previously a lecturer and Programme Leader for the University of Bath Sports Therapy Degree and is now a Fellow at the University of Bristol.

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.