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Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Our Level 3 Sports Massage courses will give you everything you need to become a Sports Massage Therapist in your own right and be able to practice straight away.

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Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Would you like to increase your knowledge as a Sports Massage Therapist? Would you like to grow your business further and attract new patients? ​Our Level 4 Sports Massage courses will give you everything you need to take your Sports Massage qualification to the next level.

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Continuous Professional

Sports Massage professionals will often deliver a holistic and integrated set of supporting treatments that sit alongside massage techniques for the best possible outcomes.

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As a recognised centre of training delivery excellence, our sports massage therapy courses put students in touch with a valuable network of peers and tutors. This professional network can be incredibly useful as you take your career forward, and we aim to facilitate opportunities for this network to grow as part of your training experience with us.

Level 3 Sports Massage
Level 4 Sports Massage
CPD Courses

Sports Massage Level 3

The level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is designed to give you the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Sports Massage Therapist. The Level 3 course will provide learners with the confidence, knowledge and skills required, to be able to provide a safe and professional treatment to a range of clients, helping in injury prevention, improving physical wellbeing and aiding the healing process of injuries.

The course is split into 5 units:

    •    Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage

    •    Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health

    •    Soft Tissue Dysfunction

    •    Professional Practice

    •    Sports Massage Techniques

This Qualification Enables You To:

    •   Gain employment as a Sports Massage Therapist

    •   Gain insurance 

    •   Set up your own business as a Sports Massage Therapist

    •   Progression on to the Level 4 Sports Massage Course 

Course Requirements:

You must be aged 18 or over, physically able to do the work and have good communication skills. 

Sports Massage Level 4

The Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy builds on your existing knowledge and skills gained from the level 3 Sports Massage course.

The Level 4 Sports Massage qualification will provide learners with a deeper knowledge and further skills to be able treat clients and correct common patterns of dysfunction. 

Course Focus 

    •    Assessment skills 

    •    Learning of a range of injuries and dysfunctions

    •    Introduction and learning of some special tests.

    •    Development of massage techniques & skills 

    •    Patient aftercare advice along with corrective exercise    

          prescription knowledge        


This Qualification Enables You To:       

    •    Progression on to a Level 5 Sports Therapy Course

    •    Progression onto an Osteopathy or Physiotherapy


Course Requirements:

You must have completed the Level 3 Sports Massage Qualification. You must be aged 18 or over and physically able to do the work and have good communication skills.

The support that you need to succeed

If you are interested in taking one of our accredited sports massage therapy courses, then please contact our friendly and helpful booking team who will be happy to talk to you more about the entrance requirements, the levels available to study, the fees and other information that you might need. We are here to give you the skills, knowledge, confidence and support that you need to excel, and with the help of our dedicated tutoring team, our professional sports massage therapy courses and your passion for the field, you could be shortly taking the next step in your exciting new career as a sports massage therapist!