Sports Massage: Weekend course, Level 3 Diploma & Level 4 Certificate

The Active IQ Level 3 Diploma & Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy provides learners to further develop their skills base and competencies, allowing them to treat and/or seek to correct common patterns of dysfunction and pre-diagnosed injuries.

The qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to pursue or further a career in sports massage, providing sports massage therapy to a wide range of clients including, but not limited to, sports performers, athletes and individuals with pre-diagnosed injuries.

Prerequisites Delegates must be at least 16 years old.
Course Content Delivered over three mandatory units with the objectives:

  1. To understand the clinical procedures for client assessment and treatment planning
  1. To be able to conduct objective physical assessments
  1. To understand the purpose of neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques used in sports massage
  1. To be able to apply effective neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
  1. To utilise soft tissue techniques appropriate to specific clients
  1. To understand treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair
Assessment
  • Multiple-choice theory assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Coursework/worksheets
Delivery Methods
  • Weekends: Saturdays and Sundays (9-5) plus home study via online learning.
Progression Routes This qualification can support progression to higher education institutions for access to degree studies related to Sports Therapy, and Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Next course

Our next weekend course starts on January 29, 2022 – please click here to email Richard Turner for more information.

Level 3 Diploma Support Weekend 1: 29th/30th Jan
Support Weekend 2: 12th/13th Feb
Support Weekend 3: 26th/27th Feb
Support Weekend 4: 19th/20th Mar
Support Weekend 5: 26th/27th Mar (1 Day attendance for Assessments)
Level 4 Certificate Support Weekend 6: 16th/17th April
Support Weekend 7: 23rd/24th April
Support Weekend 8: 7th/8th May
Support Weekend 9: 21st/22nd May

Exceptional facilities, elite practitioners

As with all the qualifications we offer, the Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is delivered at the University of Bath in the world-leading sports environment of the Sports Training Village, a fantastic place to learn from our elite practitioners and specialist Team Bath staff in an exceptional gym and elite training centre.

Sports Massage course

Course cost

The Active IQ Level 3 Diploma & Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy full-time course costs £2,600.

Before booking, please read our course terms and conditions.

How to book

Email training-development@bath.ac.uk for details.

There are several payment options available. Please click here to read our payments & funding options.

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