• Level: 4

Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports (RQF)

(QRN – 603/5000/3)



Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) is aimed at those learners currently working in the sports and active leisure sector.

The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) is to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills, and understanding that is needed to be able to conduct subjective and objective assessments, provide Sports Massage techniques to prevent and manage injury, and to be confident in treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.



Qualification Structure

In order to complete the Focus Awards Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (RQF) learners must achieve 56 credits from the 8 mandatory units



Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.



Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:



Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years of age to undertake this qualification.



Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.



Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory Units
Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage F/616/8377 3 5 40
Principles of Health and Fitness J/616/8378 2 4 28
Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction and Injury M/617/6331 3 5 30
Understand Professional Practice in Sports Massage Treatments T/617/6332 3 6 40
Understand and Provide Different Sports Massage Treatments A/617/6333 3 17 87
Performing Subjective and Objective Assessment L/617/6286 4 7 50
Understand and Provide Sports Massage Techniques R/617/6287 4 9 58
Understand Treatment to Support injury rehabilitation F/617/6334 4 3 20

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