Level 3 Sports Massage Course


Level 3 Sports Massage Course (Feb Intake)

Would you like to work as a Sports Massage Therapist? Would you like to set up your own business as a Sports Massage Therapist?


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To 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.

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements.

There is an element of communication involved (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 3.

Performing sports massage is a physical activity and learners will need to be fit enough to carry this out.

Qualification Outline Target Learners:

Learners aged 16+.

Those wishing to pursue a career in sports massage with healthy adults.


To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to:

–       Provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/postacute injuries or underlying pathological conditions.


To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to:

–       Assess clients and construct a sports massage treatment plan.

–       Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction.

–       Understand how to determine the appropriate techniques for specific clients.

–       Apply a range of sports massage techniques and understand their effects on the body.


This qualification provides progression on to:

–       Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.

–       Routes into fitness instructing.