Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

  • Sports Massage Therapy

    Covers all aspect of sports massage to enable the therapist to understand the effect and benefits of massage to assist in dealing with injury and training requirements.

    This qualification is for those who want to work in leisure centres and with sports clubs and competitive athletes and teams.

  • Curriculum & Prerequisites

    This is an entry level qualification, so no pre-requisites are required.

    Course Content

    This qualification covers five 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

    Using a combination of online learning and practical training, we will be covering

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Soft Tissue Dysfunction
    • Sports Massage Consultations
    • Postural & ROM Assessments
    • Sports Maintenance Massage
    • Pre, Post and Inter-Event Massage
    • Static Stretching
  • Cost

    Includes all awarding body registration, assessment and certification fees*

    Full Price  – £895.00 (Interest free instalment payments available).

    Pay in full in time of enrollment – £805.00 (10% discount for full payment)

    *if exams are taken at Active Health Group in Manchester.

    The fee also includes all online coursework and assignments, for home printing.  Printed workbooks are available at an extra fee.  Please ask for details.

  • Manchester

    To book, please click on the required main course date below, e.g. 3SM2  (it will take you to our booking site).
    Please choose one block of main dates i.e. 3SM3.


    SM30219 (FEB & MARCH WEEKENDS): Dates include – 2nd/3rd February 2019 and 16/17th February 2019; 16th/17th March 2019 and 30/31st March 2019.


    SM30119:  Dates include – 21st to 24th January 2019 and 11th to 14th February. Please note this course is now full.

79 Lever Street
Manchester, M1 1FL

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Phone: +44 (0)161 235 5307