At the Body Tree College, we provide a range of courses and workshops to facilitate a high quality of learning and gain qualifications to start or build on your career as a Sports Massage Therapist. 

We have designed our courses to provide learners with a range of practical and theoretical skills in a classroom learning-based environment, with qualified and highly experienced tutors.

 Our tutors are qualified, experienced therapists who actively run and manage their own clinics and are constantly updating and advancing their own qualifications. This knowledge and experience are also brought to the classroom with extra discussion-based learning on real experiences and clients. 

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iTEC (International Therapy Examination Council)

“iTEC has been the leading examination board for sports, fitness, complementary and beauty therapy qualifications for over 45 years. iTEC(as part of VTCT)is a government-regulated awarding organisation, responsible for the award qualifications in 2,000 centres in Ireland, UK and 40 countries around the world. iTEC supports Irelands National Skills Strategy 2025, the Department of Edcation and skills 2016” 

iTEC qualifications are referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and all iTEC qualification holders are entitled to a Europass Certificate.

iTEC qualifications are recognised on national and international qualifications frameworks worldwide and are the most employer-preferred qualifications in the industry, being highly sought after by sport, fitness, beauty and therapy businesses globally.

An iTEC qualification means excellence in both theoretical knowledge and practical ability, as a rigorous and independent examination process. Sports activities, health and wellness have increasingly become more popular and therefore sports qualifications are an ideal way to train professional therapists to combat the rise in injury, pain and educate in the maintenance of soft tissue health.

iTEC Courses Available:

Sports Massage Diploma

This part time course is designed to provide foundational training to start your career as a Sports Massage Therapist. This professionally recognised course is equivalent to a NVQ level 3 standard.

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Sports Injury Massage Therapy

This Sports Massage Certificate is the next step upward from the foundational Level 3 Diploma in Sports massage therapy when advancing your career in Sports Massage and Sports Injuries. 

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Advanced Sports Massage Therapy

The Level 5 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapycourse is designed to provide experienced Practitioners with the requisite understanding and complex skills and techniques to advance their clinical practise.

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Diploma in Reflexology

This is a part-time course. Reflexology is the use of a specific system of touch, usually on the areas of the feet, but also can be mapped on the hands, face, tongue and ears.


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Certificate in
Education & Training

This course is aimed at individuals who want to move into a teaching environment
and gain an understanding of how to plan and deliver a learning session.

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Auricular Acupuncture Practitioner Certificate

The emphasis of the training is very much on developing the practical skills needed to empower individuals using Auricular Acupuncture straightaway in their clinics.

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