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Sports Massage Therapy

Sports Massage Therapy Course

Our Sports Massage course will equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge allowing you to become an elite Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist. Completion of the course will enable you to pursue a specialised career in the health and fitness industry, where you’ll provide restorative and therapeutic treatments to clients, from professional athletes, to anyone who engages in regular physical activity.

With the course running across a 6-week period, 2 days a week, you’ll be able to fit learning around your current commitments. As the course can be completed in a relatively short time frame, you’ll be up and running as a Sports Massage Therapist in no time!

Benefit from fantastic earning potential when you’re qualified – working as a private or freelance Sports Massage Therapist could see you earning an average £35,000 a year*! Don’t forget, the harder you work to attract and retain clients, the more you’ll earn!

You’ll be supported throughout your course by our committed team of tutors, all experts in their field and dedicated to honing your skills to be a real success in the industry. What’s more, we provide a career support service to assist with polishing your CV and help you into employment once you’ve graduated; this support extends up to 3 years from enrolment!

Our Sports Massage course is available in key locations across the UK; take a look at where the next course is running below:

Sports Massage - Full Time

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    Course Overview

    Our course content has been carefully selected to combine the full range of skills and knowledge for those seeking employment or self-employment as a Sports Massage Therapist at Level 3.

    When you’ve successfully completed all elements of the course, including assignments and examinations, you will be awarded the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. This qualification is recognised by all relevant professional bodies within the Sports Industry, for membership and insurance purposes, where applicable, at Level 3.

    By completing this course, you will develop opportunities for employment as a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist in a range of settings, including in a gym, health club, sports club, other sports facility, or freelance in your own sports massage clinic. The earning potential for a qualified Sports Massage Therapist is vast; by working privately or freelance, you can earn an average of £35,000 per annum* (this increases with experience), with earnings as a private therapist in a clinic seeing you achieve £25-£60 an hour**. As most Sports Massage Therapists are self-employed your pay really depends on the number of clients you attract – the harder you work the greater your earning potential!

    Throughout the course, you’ll develop your knowledge in the following areas:

    • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
    • The principles of health and fitness
    • Professional practice in sports massage
    • Understanding the principle of soft tissue dysfunction
    • Sports massage treatment
    • Carrying out accurate client assessments, including body alignment and posture
    • Identifying the range of movement and joint function
    • Adapting massage to the client’s needs
    • Applying sports massage in a safe and hygienic working environment
    • Sports specific massage techniques
    • Plus, much more!

    Continued career support

    We support you every step of the way to make sure you’re getting the most from us. From our incredible Assessors who place you in the best course for your career needs, to the ongoing advice from our Career Support Team, we can assure you: you’re in good hands!

    Our tutors are committed to your success and offer their expert advice and knowledge throughout your course, so if you need extra support or help outside of your workshops, they’ll be on hand to answer your queries.

    We also provide career mentoring as standard via our Career Support Team. This means that from the moment you enrol, we’re helping to build the foundations for your career move when you graduate. We help to refine your CV so it sits best with the type of employment you’re looking for, and identify corporate partners to circulate your CV to.

    We’ll help you get going in the career you deserve; get started with our Sports Massage course now.

    *figures obtained here. Income figures serve as a guide; actual earnings can differ.
    **figures obtained here.