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Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy

Passionate about Health, Therapy and Teaching

Our Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy runs over 6 individual modules which each will introduce you to a different modality that can be used within treatment, assessment or rehabilitation for sports and clinical injuries.
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This course is suitable for Therapists that have achieved a Level 4 Certificate or Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy or Clinical Massage Therapy or similar.
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On successful completion of ALL elements of the course you will be awarded with an Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy which is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
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Venue

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


Easy access from the M4 via junction 15 and 16.
*Free parking is available.
Five minutes walk from the mainline train station, with direct
links from London, Reading, Bath, Bristol and more.


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Course Price:

Including all 6 modules, course introduction day, revision and practical assessment day and all assessment fees = £1,960.00

10% course discount is available to Core Elements Level 4 course graduates, FHT and STA members = £1,764.00
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Course payment plan is available after an initial £99 course deposit has been paid.

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Top Up Available:
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Top up available if each module has been studied as the CPD course option.
By completing the Four course assessments and attending the Introduction day, revision and assessment day you can Top Up to the full Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy.

Top up price = £450.00 or £360 when the 10% discount is applied
£99 course deposit required to book the Top Up option.

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Course Dates 2018 / 19

Multiple dates available for each module:

Module 1: Rehabilitation for Sport & Exercise

19th - 21st October 2018, or 14th - 16th June 2019, or 22nd - 24th November 2019

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Module 2: Dry Needling
13th - 14th December 2018, or 2nd & 3rd February 2019, or 3rd & 4th May 2019

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Module 3: Electrotherapy & Ultrasound
10th - 11th November 2018, or 5th & 6th May 2019

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Module 4: Manual Therapy & Joint Mobilisations
16th - 17th November 2018, or 17th & 18th May 2019, or 19th & 20th October 2019

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Module 5: Examination & Assessment for Sports Therapy
9th March 2019

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Module 6: Myofascial Dry Cupping
7th December 2018, or 1st February 2019, or 10th May 2019

Course introduction date: Saturday 16th February 2019, or Friday 12th July 2019
Revision day & Practical Assessment dates: 13th & 14th July 2019 or 7th & 8th December 2019

Book Now with a £99 course deposit for the Full Diploma
or Top Up option

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Course option:
FHT or STA Member or CE Grad
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Teaching Methods

Courses are taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be providing and receiving therapy modalities throughout the teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the course tutor.

You will work with different members of the group throughout the different modules to acquire experience of different body types and ways that you need to adjust yourself as a therapist to achieve successful treatment.

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Course Tutors

Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc
Dawn has a Masters Degree in Sports and Health Sciences, is a qualified teacher, Sports Massage Therapists and Sports Scientist and has over 12 years teaching and lecturing experience

Katie Campbell BSc, PGC
Katie has a degree in Sports Therapy from the Univerity of Bath and a Post Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning from the University of Gloucester. Katie assists and leads several modules with Core Elements.

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Course Outline

Our Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy Diploma runs over 6 individual modules which each will introduce you to a different modality that can be used within treatment, assessment or rehabilitation for sports and clinical injuries.
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The modules can be completed at your own pace and can be booked as independent CPD courses with a later top up to the Diploma course available, or you can book directly onto the full Level 5 Diploma course.
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In addition to the 6 modules students are also required to complete 4 individual assessments, which include:
A practical assessment, case study assessment, essay and rehabilitation programme.

Due to the nature of Sports Therapy modalities, a large proportion of the course is practical-based allowing you to gain as much hands-on practice
and confidence as possible.

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Module 1: Rehabilitation for Sport & Exercise

This module will expand on injury treatment and will develop the use of rehabilitation principles and modalities within the context of sports therapy.

On completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of rehabilitation modalities in the management of injuries in a safe and effective manner.

Overview of Course
  • Introduction to Rehabilitation,
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety,
  • Management of rehabilitation programmes,
  • Maintenance and development of cardiovascular fitness and programming to include macro and meso-cycles,
  • Maintenance and development of flexibility for daily living and sport,
  • Maintenance and development of muscular endurance and strength,
  • Maintenance and development of motor skills.
  • Focus will be drawn to early, mid and late stage rehabilitation.
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
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Module 2: Dry Needling
This module will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Needling.
On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Needling in the management of injury treatment, in a safe and effective manner and ​will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.
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Overview of Course
  • History of Dry Needling
  • Theory and benefits of Dry Needling
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Contraindications
Treatment areas with links to injury will include:
  • Upper limb, including two stimulation points on the hand
  • Lower limb, including two stimulation points on the foot
  • Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Upper, mid and lower back region
  • Gluteal region
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
.For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
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Module 3: Electrotherapy & Ultrasound
This module will expand on injury treatment knowledge, planning and management; And will develop the use of Electrotherapy modalities including Ultrasound therapy, TENS, NME's, Infrared and Combination therapy.
This module will be focused on the following areas as outlined below.

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Overview of Course
  • Introduction to Electrotherapy within Sports Massage and Sports Therapy
  • Pain management through the use of TENS
  • Application of Ultrasound Modalities
  • Application of TENS
  • Application of NMES
  • Integration of Thermodalities within Electrotherapy
  • Electrotherapy applications to Injury
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety
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For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
Module 4: Manual Therapy & Joint Mobilisation
This module will develop use of Manual Therapy modalities and joint mobilisation techniques.
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.

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Overview of Course
  • Mobilisation techniques to the peripheral and vertebral joints of the body.
  • 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 mobilisation techniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.
  • Mobilisation of vertebral joints using Maitland mobilisationtechniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.
* This course focuses on teaching safe practise of Mobilisation techniques up to grade 4, and not Manipulation or HVT techniques.
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
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.Module 5: Examination & Assessment for Sports Therapy
This module will develop knowledge and practical skills in the planning and administering of examination and assessment techniques for sports and clinic injury. This module is highly practical and focus will be drawn to the use of joint assessment and special tests.

Overview of Course
  • Develop a critical awareness of examination and assessment techniques. All joints will be assessed including:
  • the peripheral joints
  • the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine.
  • Assessment will include special testing.
  • Recognise the typical symptoms and common clinical signs associated with common sports injuries to peripheral and vertebral structures.
  • Handle and assessment joint movement to peripheral joints and spinal joint in a safe and effective manner.
  • Handle and evaluate joint reflexes in a safe and effective manner.
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*This module will recap some of the elements covered within our Level 4 Sports and Remedial Massage Diploma and will expand on these skills with additional testing and evaluation methods.

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Module 6: Myofascial Dry Cupping
This module will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective. The use of Dry Cupping Therapy within Sports and Remedial Massage treatment will be discussed along with its' benefit in relation to manual massage techniques.
On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Cupping Therapy in the management of injury treatment and ​will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

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Overview of Course
  • Introduction to Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Theory and physiology of Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Integration of Dry Cupping within therapy treatment
  • Demonstration and Application of Dry Cupping Therapy,
  • Including static cupping, sliding, soft tissue release techniques and active movement within Dry Cupping.
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.
Course prerequisites:
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Students are required to be 18 years or above to study both the Level 5 Diploma in Sports Therapy and should have an accepted Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy / Clinical Massage Therapy / Deep Tissue Massage Therapy or similar.
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If students don't have an accepted Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage or similar, enrolment onto our Level 4 course is advised. On successful graduation from the Level 4 course students can progress onto our Level 5 Diploma.
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Students should have a adequate level of English to be able to complete the written course assessments and students should be prepared to complete independent self study hours between course modules and in preparation for the course assessments.
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Course graduates can join either the FHT or the STA professional bodies upon graduation and gain insurance to practise.

Book Now with a £99 course deposit and the outstanding balance can be paid via interest free instalments

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Dawn Morse