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
  • 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 begins in January 2023, with the dates below – please click here to email Richard Turner to register your interest.

Level 3 Diploma Support Weekend 1: 28/29th Jan
Support Weekend 2: 25/26th Feb
Support Weekend 3: 25/26th Mar
Support Weekend 4: 22/23rd April
Support Weekend 5: 29th April (1 Day attendance for Assessments)
Level 4 Certificate Support Weekend 6: 20/21st May
Support Weekend 7: 17/18th June
Support Weekend 8: 22/23rd July
Support Weekend 9: 29th July (1 day attendance for Assessments)

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

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

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