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JOINT DIPLOMA IN SWEDISH MASSAGE AND REMEDIAL AND SPORTS MASSAGE

COURSE INFORMATION

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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 (Holistic) Massage. They will then advance to the Remedial and Sports module. Enroling for the combined course saves students up to £300, compared with enroling for the courses individually.

For November starts, you will complete the Diploma in Swedish (Holistic) Massage and the Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage with Advanced Massage Techniques School. The Swedish Massage module will run November to July. There will then be a short gap, before you commence the 9 month Remedial and Sports Massage module in November 2024. For April starts, you will complete the Holistic Massage Diploma with the School of Holistic Therapy in Edinburgh.  You will then join the next intake of the Remedial and Sports Massage Course with  Advanced Massage Techniques School.  Application for both options will be through Advanced Massage Techniques School. 

JOINT DIPLOMA IN SWEDISH

and

REMEDIAL AND SPORTS MASSAGE

18 months

West Linton

Start 6th November 2023

Cost

Deposit of £500 (non refundable)

plus

Lump Sum of £2450.00 by 4th Sep 23 (Early Bird)

or 

Lump Sum of £2600.00 by 1st Nov 23

​or

9 monthly instalments of £305.00

 

Total Cost

Early Bird - £2950.00

Lump Sum - £3100.00

By instalments - £3245.00

JOINT DIPLOMA IN SWEDISH

and

REMEDIAL AND SPORTS MASSAGE

with School of Holistic Therapy (Swedish module) then Advanced Massage Techniques School (Remedial module)

20 months

Edinburgh then West Linton

Start 20th April 2024

Cost

Deposit of £500 (non refundable)

plus

Lump Sum of £2750.00 by 20th Mar 24 (Early Bird)

or 

Lump Sum of £3000.00 by 20th Apr 24

​or

8 monthly instalments of £400.00

 

Total Cost

Early Bird - £3250.00

Lump Sum - £3500.00

By instalments - £3700.00

COURSE INFORMATION

Course Dates:

 

Swedish Massage Module

Start 6th November 2023

 

2023

6th Nov, 4th Dec

2024

8th Jan, 5th Feb, 4th Mar, 8th Apr, 4/5th May, 1/2nd Jun, 29/30th Jun (Exams)

 

Monday 1330 – 1930hrs, Saturday and Sunday 0930 - 1730hrs

On each day students will be expected to arive 20 mins before the start time for set up and admin

or

Start 20th April 2024

2024

20/21st Apr, 18/19th May, 15/16th Jun, 20/21st Jul, 14/15th Sep, 19/20th Oct , 16/17th Nov, 14/15th Dec

 

2025

18/19th Jan, 15/16th Feb, TBD Mar (Exams)

Remedial and Sports Massage Module for November 2023 start. (April starts will commence their Remedial and Sports training in November 2025).

 

2024

2/3rd Nov, 30th Nov/1st Dec

2025

4/5th Jan, 1/2nd Feb, 1/2nd Mar, 29/30th Mar, 3/4th May, 31st May/1st Jun, 28/29th Jun (exams)

Course Content:

Swedish Massage Module

 

Practice Management

  • 1.   Ethics and Professionalism

  • 2.   Setting up and managing and promoting a Massage Therapy Practice

  • 3.   Record keeping - taking and keeping client’s notes, keeping accounts, legalities, insurance and public liability  

 

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

  • 1.   Cells, tissues and functions

  • 2.   The skeletal system

  • 3.   The articulatory system

  • 4.   The muscular system

  • 5.   The integumentary system

  • 6.   The cardiovascular system

  • 7.   The lymphatic system

  • 8.   The nervous system

  • 9.   The endocrine system

  • 10. The respiratory system

  • 11. The digestive system

  • 12. The urinary sytem

  • 13. The reproductive system

  • 14. Pathology of each of the systems

 

Swedish Massage

  • 1.   The history, philosophy and role of Swedish Massage

  • 2.   The benefits and physiological effects of massage - general and specific including the effects of massage on the different systems of the body

  • 3.   How to present oneself professionally with due regard to hygiene, manner and posture

  • 4.   The preparation and maintenance of the working area with due regard to the safety and comfort of the client

  • 5.   The consultation, history taking and evaluation of the client, checking for cautions and contra-indications and assessing the client's needs, referring clients where appropriate.

  • 6.   The safe and practical application of the movements of massage incorporating safe and efficient posture and the uses and effects of the different moves

  • 7.   Relating the manual techniques of massage to knowledge of anatomy and physiology

  • 8.   Swedish massage to back, abdomen, legs, feet, arms, hands, neck and shoulders (seated and prone), and face. Full body massage.

  • 9.   Care of clients with special needs

  • 10. The evaluation of the effectiveness of the Swedish Massage, aftercare and advice, common client reactions to massage treatment.

Stress Management 

  • 1.   Stress

  • 2.   General Adaptation Syndrome:

  • 3.   Effects of long-term stress

  • 4.   Stress and disease

  • 5.   Stress management

  • 6.   Stress and relaxation

  • 7.   Relaxation techniques

 

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 (Holistic) Massage Module will run over nine/eleven 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 run once a month for 9 months.

 

Location

January starts: Deanfoot Larches, West Linton (20 minutes south of the Edinburgh City Bypass, off the A702) 

April starts: Edinburgh and then West Linton (for the Remedial module.

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 nine month 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.

 

Course Material

Course material will consist of comprehensive handouts, dynamic spreadsheets and video links. Students will therefore require access to email, the internet and Microsoft Office and have a working knowledge of each.

 

Equipment

All students will need access to a couch for their case studies. 

 

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 Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) Massage Therapy Curriculum  

to Level 7 (The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework; Scotland); Level 3 (Regulated Qualifications Framework; England and Wales); Levell 5 (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment; Northern Ireland); on the UK Qualification Comparison Chart.

On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage, which meets the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) Sports Massage Curriculum to Level 8 (The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework; Scotland); Level 5 (Regulated Qualifications Framework; England and Wales); Level 7 (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment; Northern Ireland); on the UK Qualification Comparison Chart.

 

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.

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