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Level 3 Diploma Sports Massage Therapy

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ActiveIQ Diploma Sports Massage Therapy L3Available for Enquiries
ActiveIQ Diploma Sports Massage Therapy L3Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Selby College or Wakefield College
Level Level 3
Start Date

September or January


15 weeks

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

Active IQ

Course Overview

Massage therapy is now a vital part of many sports. Preparing sports performers for competition and helping them recover from intense exercise or injury is a specialised role and the demand for expert therapists is high. Successful completion of this course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed sports massage therapist.

You will learn through practical and theory sessions in college. Self-directed study, learning and practice outside college will help you develop your knowledge and skills.

What You Will Study

In this qualification you will develop the knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of Sports Massage Therapy.

Mandatory units include:

  • Functional natomy & Physiology
  • Sports Massage Techniques
  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice and Client Assessments.
How You Will Be Assessed

You will compile a portfolio of evidence which may take a variety of forms, including:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Written coursework

There is an externally assessed exam paper for one of the units.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade 4 or above.

Exemptions may be made for adult returners with experience of the workplace.

Applicants must demonstrate an interest in sports massage and a commitment to completing this as an evening course.

A basic knowledge of IT would also be beneficial i.e. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Attendance Expectations

One evening per week (Tuesday) from 6.00pm-9.00pm.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2024/25:


Further Study

You can progress to the Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy.

Course Groups (W) 19+ Loan
Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Sport
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 01 July 2024 09:25

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