JOINT DIPLOMA IN SWEDISH/HOLISTIC 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 Holistic/Swedish Massage with either ourselves or our partners, the School of Holistic Therapy (SHT). They will then advance to the Remedial and Sports module with ourselves. The Diploma in Holistic/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:





































Course Content:

Swedish/Holistic Massage Module


The Holistic 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.


Course content:

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


Entry Requirements

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


Duration of Swedish Massage Module

The Swedish/Holistic Massage Module will run over nine/eleven months with sessions approximately once a month. Total contact hours will be a minimum of 120 hours with approximately 230 hours of home study.


Location:

The Swedish/Holistic Massage Module will be take place at School of Holistic Therapy, 15/1 Spey Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4PA for the April 2020 and September 2020 start dates and  at Deanfoot Larches, West Linton, EH46 7AX for the December 2019 start date.


Remedial and Sports Massage Module


Course Content:

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 on 7th November 2020 and 6th November 2021 and will run once a month for 9 months, usually on the first weekend of the month.


Location

The course will be run at West Linton, off the A702, 20 minutes south of the Edinburgh City Bypass.


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/Holistic Massage Module will be run over nine/eleven 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/Holistic 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/Holistic Massage,


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 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 for 9th December  2019 Start/ Terms and Conditions for 25th April 2020 Start/Terms and Conditions for September 2020 Start by completing and signing the Application Form.


Start Date

Duration

Deposit (non - refundable)

 Payments

Total

9th December 2019

(with AMTS)

18 months

£500.00

Lump sum of £2,150.00 payable by 8th December 2019

or

9 monthly instalments of £250.00 each, by Banker’s Order,


 £2650.00 with lump sum discount

or

£2750.00 by instalment

25th April 2020

(with SHT)

20 months

£500.00

Early Bird - lump sum of £2300.00, payable by

24th Feb 2020

or

Lump sum of £2,600.00 payable by 24th Apr 2020

or

10 monthly instalments of £290.00 each, by Banker’s Order


Early Bird - £2800.00

Lump Sum - £3,100.00

By Instalment - £3,400.00

September 2020

(with SHT)

20 months

£500.00

Early Bird - lump sum of £2300.00, payable by

1st July 2020

or

Lump sum of £2,600.00 payable by 1st Sep 2020

or

10 monthly instalments of £290.00 each, by Banker’s Order


Early Bird - £2800.00

Lump Sum - £3,100.00

By Instalment - £3,400.00


Advanced Massage Techniques School

School of Holistic Therapy

School of Holistic Therapy

Swedish/Holistic Massage Module

Starting December 2019

Starting April 2020

Starting September 2020

Mondays / Tuesdays

1300hrs - 1900hrs


Saturday/Sundays

0915hrs  - 1800hrs

Saturday and Sunday

Saturday and Sunday

9th Dec 19 (Mon)

25/26 April 2020


September 2020 date to be confirmed

13th Dec 19 (Fri)

23/24 May 2020

TBC

13th Jan 20 (Mon)

27/28 June 2020

TBC

10th Feb 20 (Mon)

1/2 August 2020

TBC

6th Mar 20 (Fri)

29/30 August 2020

TBC

6th Apr 20 (Mon)

26/27 September 2020

TBC

11/12th May 20 (Mon/Tues)

24/25 October 2020

TBC

6/7th Jun 20 (Sat/Sun)

28/29 November 2020

TBC

4/5th Jul 20 (Sat/Sun) - Exams

9/10 January 2021

TBC


13/14 February 2021

TBC


20/21/22  March 2021 (TBC)  - Exams

June 2021 date to be confirmed




Remedial and Sports Module

Saturday/Sundays

0915hrs  - 1800hrs

Saturday/Sundays

0915hrs  - 1800hrs

Saturday/Sundays

0915hrs  - 1800hrs

7/8th Nov 20

6/7th Nov 21

6/7th Nov 21

5/6th Dec 20

4/5th Dec 21

4/5th Dec 21

9/10th Jan 21

8/9th Jan 22

8/9th Jan 22

6/7th Feb 21

5/6th Feb 22

5/6th Feb 22

6/7th Mar 21

5/6th Mar 22

5/6th Mar 22

10/11th Apr 21

2/3rd Apr 22

2/3rd Apr 22

8/9th May 21

7/8th May 22

7/8th May 22

5/6th Jun 21

4/5th Jun 22

4/5th Jun 22

3/4th Jul 21 - Exams

2/3rd Jul 22 - Exams

2/3rd Jul 22 - Exams