St Mary’s University Centre for Short Courses and CPD

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St Mary’s University Centre for Short Courses and CPD

Some short courses are offered over the weekend, whilst others are taught in the evening or during the day, to accommodate all types of lifestyles. We recognise that our students may be returning to study for a career change, career progression, as a hobby or just for fun.

We hope you will find the short course you are looking for in the list below, but if not, please contact us and we will be able to give you any help or additional information you might need.

If you are looking to gain professional accreditation or continue professional development in the sector, the centre can offer you new opportunities.

Each of the massage courses is situated at the university, which boasts exceptional and spacious facilities for both theoretical and practical learning, teamed with specialised equipment including hydraulic massage couches. The facilities, equipment and professional network of like-minded students and tutors allow you to optimise the learning opportunities available.

Tutors who deliver the massage courses are experienced practitioners, who ensure that your learning is first hand and authentic to the industry. This professional approach of the centre has ensured its track record of a 100% pass mark for the massage practical exams.

Please select a short course…

  • Level 3 Award in Business Practice for Complementary Therapies (ITEC)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Massage (ITEC)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage for Level 3 Massage Therapists (ITEC)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (ITEC)
  • Level 3 Intensive Diploma in Massage (ITEC)
  • Level 3 Intensive Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage (ITEC)
  • Level 4 Intensive Certificate in Sports Massage (ITEC)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Sports Massage (ITEC)
  • Pregnancy Massage Course – 1 day
  • Taping and Strapping 1-Day Introduction

St Mary’s Short Courses and CPD delivers an assortment of coaching and training courses for those aiming to continue professional development, spark a new interest or pursue a new career.

Situated on the university grounds, you can experience the world-class sporting facilities including the Performance Education Centre, the Fitness and Conditioning Suite and the track.

Please select a short course…

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF)
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support (QCF)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) (QCF)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instruction and Personal Training
  • Sports Psychology for Personal Trainers and Sports Coaches

We offer nutrition courses which develop the professional competencies and skills that are required for the application of nutritional science in a number of fields. Our nutrition courses provide you with the opportunity for professional accreditation, specialised development or simply an introduction to the industry.

Nutrition laboratories, spacious working areas and excellent equipment will enhance your student experience across all levels of study. Your nutrition tutors who deliver the array of courses in nutrition are experienced in the field, which ensures that your learning is authentic to highest of industry standards.

Please select a short course…

  • Introduction to Sports Nutrition – CPD
  • Level 4 Award in Nutrition – RSPH (QCF)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport RSPH (QCF)

We host a choice of first aid courses, each are taught on the university campus in South West London, encouraging you to benefit from unrivalled teaching facilities and a professional network.

Partnering our expertise as a top performing sport institution with our extensive experience in delivering First Aid training, we uniquely offer the specialist First Aid for Sport qualification, which applies aid to sporting situations.

Please select a short course…

  • Emergency First Aid at Work – 1 Day
  • Emergency First Aid for Sport – 1 Day
  • First Aid at Work – 3 Day
  • Paediatric First Aid Ofsted & Early Years – 2 Day