The Level 5 CPD Certificate in Electrotherapy

Our Level 5 CPD Certificate in Electrotherapy is designed for those who are looking to use Electrotherapy modalities professionally within injury treatment and rehabilitation.
This course is open to Sports Massage Therapists at Level 4 or above, Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.

Teaching Method

This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Electrotherapy techniques throughout the teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor.

Qualification Structure

This qualification comprises of 6 mandatory units (24 credits).

Entry Requirements

Course applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and must hold a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy. Applicants should have also been practising Sports Massage Therapy for a period of time prior to enrolling on this course.

The course will expand on injury treatment knowledge, and will develop the use of Electrotherapy modalities including application of Ultrasound therapy, TENS, NME’s and Combination therapy.

On completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Electrotherapy modalities in the management of injuries in a safe and effective manner and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

Course Overview

  • Introduction to Electrotherapy within Sports Massage and Sports Therapy
  • Pain management
  • Application of Ultrasound Modalities
  • Application of TENS
  • Integration of Thermodalities within Electrotherapy
  • Electrotherapy applications to Injury
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations

Course Design

This course is designed in relation to industry standards and the current National Occupational Standards.
This course is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists and provides 16 Continual Professional Development hours (CPD).

Delivered over two consecutive days from 9:30am – 5pm.

Level 5 CPD Certificate in Electrotherapy