Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

This course enables you to offer sports massage treatments, working as a freelance therapist or within an existing practice. You may also wish to set up your own clinic.

You’ll learn how to apply a range of sports massage techniques, enabling you to offer treatments at a clinic or as a mobile therapist, including at an event such as a marathon or triathlon. You may also choose to go on to complete the level 4 massage course to further develop your skills.

The course consists of a range of units including anatomy and physiology for sports massage; applying sports massage techniques; assessing clients and treatment planning; assisting soft tissue repair; professional practice in sports massage; providing post-treatment care; anatomy and physiology; principles of exercise, fitness and health.

The course consists of a series of practical days, with additional independent study completed prior to and during the course.

As soon as you book onto the course you will receive your course manual and access to our outstanding e-learning materials.

This will allow you to study at your own pace and at a time that fits with your existing commitments. Your tutor will be available to provide support and guidance via phone and email throughout the course.

Massage is a physical practice therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

The qualification is assessed via a range of methods including practical observation, worksheets and multiple choice tests.