Price
£1800
Locations
Bristol, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Nottingham
About this course

The Diploma in Sports Massage gives you the qualifications you need to treat sports injuries and aid in rehabilitation. With a growing number of people going to the gym, there is now a requirement for those able to deliver the healing properties that a sports massage can provide.

You'll take part in practical workshops throughout course with treatments from your peers and learn the skills and knowledge required for a longstanding career.

This course is suitable for both new and experienced trainers. You will need to be physically fit enough and willing to take part in practical workshops.

The benefits of taking this course  

  • 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 therapist within facilities such as sports massage & osteopathic clinics and sporting/fitness venues
  • This qualification meets the pre-entry requirements of YMCA Awards Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF)
Course details

The classroom based learning course will give you all the necessary skills to start your career in sports massage.

  • Format: Classroom based learning
  • 10 days (including assessment day) over 6 weekends

What you will learn

  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • The principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Fundamentals of sports massage treatments

How you will be assessed

  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Workbook
  • Worksheets
  • Observed treatment session (x3)

Please note that you will be required to bring one participant with you for your assessment.

What you qualify with

  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
  • 16 REPs points / Entry to REPs at Level 3

This course is supported by:

  • Skills for Health (SfH)
  • General Council for Massage Therapy
  • Sports Massage Association
  • Sports Therapy Organisation
  • LCSP Register of Remedial Masseurs & Manipulative Therapists
Who can do this course
  • Anyone over 16
  • Must be fit enough to perform sports massage
Location and dates

Bristol

Start date
Saturday 2 Sep 17
End date
Sunday 29 Oct 17
£1800
Course dates
02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 01 Oct 2017
07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
Venue
Start date
Saturday 3 Feb 18
End date
Sunday 29 Apr 18
£1800
Course dates
03 Feb 2018 - 04 Feb 2018
10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
03 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
Venue

Liverpool

Start date
Saturday 16 Sep 17
End date
Sunday 26 Nov 17
£1800
Course dates
16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Venue

London

Start date
Saturday 1 Jul 17
End date
Sunday 10 Sep 17
£1800
Course dates
01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
08 Jul 2017 - 09 Jul 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017
09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Venue
Start date
Saturday 30 Sep 17
End date
Sunday 3 Dec 17
£1800
Course dates
30 Sep 2017 - 01 Oct 2017
07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017 - 05 Nov 2017
02 Dec 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
Venue
Start date
Saturday 13 Jan 18
End date
Sunday 11 Mar 18
£1800
Course dates
13 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
20 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018
27 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
Venue
Start date
Saturday 17 Mar 18
End date
Sunday 27 May 18
£1800
Course dates
17 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Venue

Manchester

Start date
Saturday 22 Jul 17
End date
Sunday 24 Sep 17
£1800
Course dates
22 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017 - 05 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Venue
Start date
Saturday 17 Mar 18
End date
Sunday 27 May 18
£1800
Course dates
17 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018 - 08 Apr 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Venue

Nottingham

Start date
Saturday 2 Sep 17
End date
Sunday 19 Nov 17
£1800
Course dates
02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 01 Oct 2017
07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
Venue
Start date
Saturday 10 Feb 18
End date
Sunday 22 Apr 18
£1800
Course dates
10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
24 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
Venue
How to book

Call us on 0844 417 2349 to book your course or fill out our request a call back form.

Payment options

We accept debit or credit cards over the phone or in person at our London head office. Our office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can either pay the full amount or by setting up an interest free direct debit in six monthly installments.

Financial support

If you are over 19, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that could help cover the cost of the course. Find out if you are eligible.

When you book your course with an Advanced Learner Loan, you'll need to pay an upfront payment of £375 which is refunded upon receipt of full funding. If eligible, you will receive funding for the full price of your course.

Special offer

Save 10% on course fees when you book and pay in full, two or more months in advance of the course start date.