Sports Massage Therapy Diploma Level 3

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What will you be working towards?

Code SMT-DL3
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Our sports massage qualification is an opportunity for our learners to gain hands on experience and knowledge in an ever growing field. It’s an ideal choice for students wishing to pursue a career within a massage discipline, to set up their own business or further their own development. Within one year you will undertake the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.

This qualification provides the skills needed to work effectively and efficiently within the field of sports massage. Through practical and theory lessons you will develop your skills and ability to work safely and effectively on soft tissue dysfunction. You will be required to develop your knowledge of anatomy and physiology, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness, professional practice and sports massage treatments.


You will cover five mandatory units:

• Anatomy and physiology for Sports Massage

• Principles of health and fitness

• Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction

• Professional practice in sports massage

• Sports massage treatments

As part of the course students will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge of taping and strapping as well as First Aid training.

How will it be delivered?

To complete this course, students will be assessed through the following:

• Completion of workbooks

• Variety of practical and knowledge based observations

• External multiple choice on Anatomy and Physiology.

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths. It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest and an interest in a variety of sports.

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