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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

 Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a technical level qualification aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, either employed or self employed


  A named Tutor and assessor                                                          

#Deliverd Online or in classroom

  Lessons accessible 24/7                                                                     

  Email, zoom and phone                       support                                                                     


         up to one year                                                                    

Course Summary

The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements needed to work effectively and efficiently as a sports massage therapist. This includes anatomy and physiology, professional practice, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness and how to provide sports massage treatments.


The level 3 sports massage therapist will be able to work safely and effectively on dysfunctional tissue in a range of context, to include, pre-event, post event, intra-event and for maintenance purposes.

The structure of the qualification is comprised of 5 units which are all mandatory.
- 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 


The is not requirements for this course however, you should have a laptop with word or similar, a web camera, 

- for online learning 

Be able to travel  to Fleet or Windsor for classroom lessons 

Lessons are on Mondays, Thursday, or Saturdays one lesson every 2 weeks on the same day for 4 Months.  

Classrooms have all required resources and close parking is available. 

Once you complete your level 3 sports massage courses with Direction Learning ltd , you will be able to: 

  • Provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue without acute/post-acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions

  • Assess clients and construct a sports massage treatment plan

  • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction

  • Understand legislation required in Sports Massage

  • Understand how to assess and screen clients

  • Understand how to determine appropriate techniques for specific clients

  • Apply a range of sports massage techniques and understand their effects on the body

The following professional bodies have provided support for the Sports Massage Diploma Qualification:

  • Our level 3 sports massage courses are an Ofqual-accredited course and appear on the Regulated Qualifications Framework with the accreditation number  601/4618/7

  • Ofqual recognition is valued and recognised internationally.

  • Skills for Health have confirmed that upon completion, learners will be supported by them, with access to insurance. 

  • There are a number of professional associations which allow their members to access the CNHC voluntary register, each with their own membership requirements.

  • Our learners receive a nationally recognised qualification which has been supported by Skills for Health and will be able to access insurance to practice.

  • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

  • UK Active & REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals).


- Level 4 Certificate in Sports massage therapy
- Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-based exercise)

Ways to Pay

The cost covers all learning certificates 

learning recourse and support as mention. If you have more questions please get in contact with us.

Deposit Pay for your place start the course when you are ready within 3 year.  

Full Payment £750 Limited time only


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