Hot & Cold Therapies (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The Hot and Cold Therapies course is a part-time short course. It is specifically designed for those who currently have interaction with athletes, sport clubs, fitness centres and school physical education. During the course, you will learn the safe application of ice therapy and heat therapy to reduce swelling and tissue damage, and prepare muscle tissue for exercise.

The course tutor has many years of experience in the field of sports therapy including the London Olympics and Commonwealth Games, whilst running a successful specialist clinic.


  • Entry Requirements

    Interview prior to enrolment.

    Learners must be aged 19 or over and have a link to sport and fitness.

  • Career Prospects

    This is a standalone course; however, learners may wish to progress to Sports Massage (Levels 3, 4 and 5), or enrol on the Strapping and Taping course.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include ongoing observation and case studies.

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Afan College - 01639 648200

Course Length

2 days