Sports Massage Therapy

Certificate , Level 4
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What Our Students Say

“The thing I like most about the course is training in the gym and getting to know about the clients and how to professionally work with them more. When you go out there in the real world it shows you how you need to like evolve around each client, how you need to learn from the clients and how you need to adapt for them.”


Course Information


This qualification prepares you for working in the sports massage sector, dealing with injured clients. The course is delivered 1 night a week on Wednesday evening 5-9pm over 18 weeks. You will need to complete the Sports Massage Therapy Diploma Level 3 before undertaking this course.

Course units/modules

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology to work on post acute injury and pre existing conditions, dealing with musculo-skeletal and para-tendon injuries.

Three units include:

  • Conducting subjective and objective assessment;
  • Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury;
  • Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

Learners who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and obtain insurance to work as either an employed or self-employed sports massage practitioner working with both injured clients and non-injured clients within organisations/facilities such as sports massage therapy/ osteopathic clinics, and sporting/fitness venues.

Course details

Duration: 18 weeks
Start Date: 17/02/2025
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 74919-01
Fees (Adult): £738 plus exam fee of £73

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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