About Core Elements
To achieve these aims Core Elements Training provides a range of accredited Sports Massage and Sports Therapy qualification and CPD Short Courses.
Core Elements qualifications and CPD Short Courses are independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists and the Sports Therapy Organisation.
Our main training school is based in Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire. Occasional CPD courses are also available in Liverpool and our Level 3 & 4 Sports Massage Diploma is also available in Jersey.
All courses are available as face to face delivery, and a section of CPD short courses are available as Live Online delivery or fully online.
Core Elements Injury Clinic and Tecar Therapy Clinic is based at our training centre at 8 Bath Rd, Old Town, Swindon. Our clinic offers every day and sports injury treatment, rehabilitation and clinical aesthetics.
Meet the team
Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc
Dawn, is the founder of Core Elements and is the lead tutor on many of the courses that are provided by Core Elements Training provision.
Dawn has a BSc (Hons) and Masters Degree in Sports and Health Sciences and is a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. Dawn has been teaching within Sports Therapy and Sports Science education for over 15 years and has been working within the Sports Science and Therapy industry for almost 20 years. Her early roles included working as a Personal Trainer and running a Sports Injury clinic, later her teaching roles have included Lecturing on the University of Bath Sports Therapy Degree, being the Programme Leader for the University of Bath Foundation Degree in Sports Therapy and being an Associate Lecturer in Sports Science for the Open University.
Experience and passion within these fields lead Dawn to founding Core Elements and providing a range of services including our Training and Therapy provision.
Along with course development and teaching, Dawn continues to provide clinical work at Core Elements Injury Clinic.
Dawn has taken part in several research projects ran by the University of Exeter and has had several articles published in International Therapist magazine, Massage World, and Om Yoga and Lifestyle magazine which are available to read on our blog page. Dawn is also an member of the expert Q&A panel for Womens Running Magazine.
Katie Campbell BSc, PGC
Katie graduated from the University of Bath with a First Class Honours degree in Sports Therapy. Katie has had several years of experience in treating a range of sporting injuries in both a clinical setting and a team environment.
Katie currently runs her own clinic called Enhanced Movement which is based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, and her work with sports teams includes offering pitch-side assistance and event support for a variety of sports in and around Wiltshire, such as Chippenham, Westbury and Bath. Through her time in private practice, Katie developed an interest in chronic pain, which led to the completion of a post-graduate certificate in Strength and Conditioning, with the University of Gloucestershire. Her interest in human movement and sports therapy also lead her to her published article in Therapist International which is focused on the Laws of motion and Manual Therapy.
Katie currently assists and teaches on several of Core Elements courses including our Level 3 and 4 Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy Diploma course and our Level 5 CPD Certificate courses in Manual Therapy and Rehabilitation.
Georgina King BSc (Hons), SST
Georgina graduated from the University of Worcester with a First Class Honors degree in Sports Therapy. During her time at University Georgina worked with Worcester Warriors Rugby and Academy, Worcester Wolves Basketball and National Taekwondo providing pitch side medical cover and clinical work.
Georgina currently works as a lead Sports Therapist for The Courtyard Clinic in Malmesbury and as First Team Sports Therapist at Corsham Rugby Club, Dorset and Wiltshire and Devizes Ladies. Following her passion for Medicine and First Aid Georgina completed her First Aid Instructor and Assessor qualification, and First Response in Emergency Care, along with an Award in Education and Training. Georgina has a keen interest in teaching and helping others to develop within the Sporting and Medical Industry.
Georgina assists and teaches on several of Core Elements courses including Rehabilitation for Sport and Exercise, Electrotherapy and Ultrasound, Sports Taping and Strapping and Kinesiology Taping.
Ciara Ahern BSc(Hons)
Ciara has been working as a full-time professional Sports Remedial Massage Therapist since 2010. After 2 years of training with other like-minded experts, Ciara learned to share her experiences through a combination of service and education. Ciara is passionate about her profession, using knowledge gained over the years to help her clients achieve a healthy life balance.
Ciara has been teaching CYQ/YMCA Level 3 Certificate courses in ”Sports Massage Therapy” since 2013. It has afforded her the ability to relay intricacies of the body to her students and clients alike, as simply as possible. As a keen track athlete growing up and working with the Jersey 1sts rugby team into the Championships, Ciara has gained extensive practical knowledge and experience in this area.
With a first class honours diploma in Advanced Sports and Remedial Massage from St Martin’s College, Cork. Her ethos is to treat everyone and their injuries as individual and to ensure that no ‘one size fits all’ is part of the treatment process.
Ciara delivers Core Elements Level 3 and 4 Sports and Remedial Massage Diploma in Jersey.