Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF)
(QRN – 603/5588/8)
Qualification OverviewThe Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF) is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a sports massage role. The qualification covers anatomy and physiology, complex massage and therapy techniques, evaluating client posture and gait, electrical and repair stimulator techniques, and sports injury rehabilitation.
Qualification StructureTo achieve the Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF), learners are required to complete 7 mandatory units, achieving 44 credits.
Learner Entry RequirementsLearners are required to hold a relevant Level 3 and / or Level 4 Sports Massage qualification, or equivalent.
Progression RoutesLearners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake further Higher Education study.
- Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 18 years of age to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credits|
|Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Functional Anatomy||M/617/9973||4||60||6|
|Complex Massage and Therapy Techniques for Sports||T/617/9974||5||100||10|
|Complex Assessment Methods in Therapy and Massage for Sports||A/617/9975||5||60||6|
|Posture and Gait Analysis||F/617/9976||5||30||3|
|Ultrasound and Other Electrotherapy Modalities||J/617/9977||5||60||6|
|Taping and Strapping in a Sports and Exercise Context||L/617/9978||5||30||3|
|Rehabilitation of Injuries||R/617/9979||5||100||10|
Sports, Leisure and Recreation