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Bradford College

Sports Massage Therapy (Adults)

Qualification Gained
Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Study Level
Level 3
Course Type
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Trinity Green Building


The Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy qualification will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients. You will be able to provide sports massage therapy to clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post-acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions.

  Key Info

You will understand and develop the essential skills you will need for progression into a career in Sports Massage and Therapy. Topics covered include Anatomy and Physiology, Health and Fitness and Massage Treatments.

Learners must complete the 5 mandatory units (37 credits):

  • Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Unit 2: Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Unit 3: Understanding the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Unit 4: Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Unit 5: Sports Massage Treatments

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

This course is assessed in a variety of ways:

  • Coursework/Project
  • Multiple Choice Examination
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to a Level 3 sports qualification, apprenticeships as well as careers in the Sports industry. Careers include:

  • PE teacher
  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Journalist
  • Sports Development officer

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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This course is delivered in partnership with
Action For Sport
Pure Gym