The PgCert Osteopathic Sports Care , in association with The Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA), course provides osteopaths a structured pathway that leads to a formal qualification.
The course will provide knowledge and skills required for the management of sporting injuries within clinical practice and on-field.
A wide range of osteopathic approaches will be included and the faculty comprises of experienced osteopaths who work within the sports care field.
In association with
The Osteopathic Sports Care Association (OSCA).
The course comprises of the following three 20-Credit Modules:
The course has been validated by Plymouth University.
M.Ost, BSc Ost, DO, or equivalent.
All students must be working as osteopaths, and be registered with the GOsC (or the equivalent in their country).
Students must be working as osteopaths.
Students must have a valid First Aid Certificate.
All potential students will be required to attend an interview.
Independent Safeguarding Agency (ISA) / Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB)
Students wishing to attend children’s or vulnerable adult’s sports clubs will be required to have Enhanced DBS checks.
2018/19 Academic Year
Home/EU students £3,500 per annum.
Please note that fees are subject to annual review.
Duration: 1 year
Module 1: Concepts of Osteopathic Sports Care
Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June 2018
Module 2: Exercise and Rehabilitation
Friday 29th, Saturday 30th June, Sunday 1st July 2018
Module 3:Osteopathic Management of Common Sporting Injuries
Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd and/or Monday 24th September 2018
Note: Candidates will be required to gain 50-hours of work-based experience (observing health care practitioners providing sports care) and submit a log outlining type of activity and learning opportunities. Candidates will require an enhanced DBS check if they are going to observe sports care provided to children and/or vulnerable adults.