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Sports Massage Level 3

The content of the course is as follows:

• Anatomy and Physiology
• Nutrition
• Sports Injuries
• Posture
• Standards of practice
• Health and safety
• Basic massage techniques
• Assessment of clients
• Devising sports massage strategies

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Sport & Exercise Sciences
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
31 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need a keen interest in Sports Massage and show a basic understanding of Anatomy and Physiology. Although no formal qualifications are required you may be asked to attend an interview for entry to the course.

Delivery and Assessment

You will complete a portfolio of written evidence, take part in practical assessments, sit an externally set multiple choice test on Anatomy and Physiology and complete 50 hours of Sports Massage.


On completion of the qualification you will be equipped to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner in the sport and leisure industry. The qualification also provides progression to additional qualifications at Level 3 and Level 4.

Career Opportunities

  • Sports Therapists
  • Physiotherapists