JOINT DIPLOMA IN SWEDISH MASSAGE AND REMEDIAL AND SPORTS MASSAGE  


COURSE INFORMATION


This course enables students with no previous experience to attain the Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage. Students will commence training by completing the syllabus for the Diploma in Swedish Massage. They will then advance to the Remedial and Sports module. The Diploma in Swedish Massage enables the student to safely and effectively administer therapeutic massage both within the clinical and sporting environment. Practical tools are given to treat these conditions, helping the student to reduce pain, promote healing and restore balance within the musculoskeletal system.  


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Course Dates:

2018

1st Nov, 29th Nov

2019

7th Jan, 31st Jan, 28th Feb, 4th Apr, 2nd May, 30th May, 6th/7th Jul (exams)

Classes will be held in West Linton from 1330 – 1930hrs on the above dates (final exams will be all day on weekend 6th/7th Jul)


Course Content:

Swedish Massage Module


Anatomy of:

Pelvis

Hip

Knee

Ankle

Shoulder

Elbow

Wrist

Systems of the Body

Common pathologies

Active assessment of joints

Massage and mobilisation techniques

Practice Management

Ethics and Professionalism

Setting up a practice

Record keeping


The Swedish Massage module enables the student to safely and effectively administer therapeutic massage both within the clinical and sporting environment. Practical tools are given to treat these conditions, helping the student to reduce pain, promote healing and restore balance within the musculoskeletal system.


Entry Requirements

There is no academic entry requirement, but students must be physically able to perform massage.


Duration of Swedish Module

The Swedish Massage Module will run over nine months. Total contact hours will be a minimum of 80 hours with approximately 230 hours of home study.


Remedial and Sports Massage Module


In depth anatomy and physiology, assessment and treatment of:

   - Pelvis

- Hip

- Knee

- Ankle

- Shoulder

- Elbow

- Wrist


Active, passive and resisted assessment of joints

Muscle testing

Myofascial release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. Neuromuscular techniques, muscle energy techniques, trigger point therapy and mobilisation techniques

Sports rehabilitation

Pre and post event massage


Duration of Remedial and Sports Module

The Remedial and Sports Module will commence at the beginning of November 2018 and will run once a month for 9 months, usually on the first Friday of the month.


Location

Swedish Module: West Linton (15 minutes south of the Edinburgh City Bypass, off the A702)

Remedial Module: Carlops (10 minutes south of the Edinburgh City Bypass on the A702) and West Linton


Accommodation

For those requiring accommodation there are 2 options: Peggyslea and Patieshill Bed and Breakfasts. Patieshill is within easy walking distance of the Hall and is the cheaper of the two, whilst Peggyslea is a bit more spacious, but more expensive and about a mile away.


Method of Study

The Swedish Massage Module will be run over nine months. The sessions will cover both the practical and theoretical elements of the course. This learning will be supplemented by home study between sessions, which will include assignments, practice of techniques and case studies.


The Remedial and Sports Module will cover both the practical and theoretical elements of the course. This learning will be supplemented by approximately 34 hours of home study each month which will include assignments, practice of techniques and case studies. Students will be encouraged to form small study groups to allow practice of practical techniques between weekends.


Assessment

Award of the Diploma in Swedish Massage and the Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage will based on:

Continuous assessment throughout the course, based on performance at each session, together with home study assignments and case studies.

Final assessments, which will include written, oral and practical examinations.


Qualification

On successful completion of the first module, students will be awarded a Diploma in Swedish Massage, which meets the General Council for Massage Therapies (GCMT) Swedish Massage Curriculum.  


On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage, which meets the General Council for Massage Therapies (GCMT) Remedial Massage Curriculum.  


Accreditation

The Course is accredited by the National Association of Massage and Manipulative Therapists.


Further Training

On successful completion of the course students will be eligible to apply for the Advanced Remedial Massage Course.


Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

On completion of the course opportunities will be provided for graduates to gain their statutory 20 hours CPD required to meet GCMT and CHNC guidelines.


Enquiries

Please contact us with any queries either by telephone, 01968 661282 or email info@amts.co.uk


When applying for the course, please confirm that you have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions by completing and signing the Application Form.


Start Date

Duration

Deposit (non - refundable)

 Payments

Total

1st November 2018

17 months

£500.00

9 monthly instalments of £200.00 each, by Banker’s Order,

or

lump sum of £1,700.00


£2,300.00 (or £2,200.00 with lump sum discount)