Sport: Pre-Sports Taping and Strapping part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will be held on Sunday 12 February 2023. It takes one day to complete, with the class being held 9.30am – 4.00pm.

Entry requirements

You will need to hold a Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy) or equivalent.

You will achieve

Barnsley College certificate in Pre-Sports Taping and Strapping.

Course overview

Sports taping is an essential skill for therapists working with active people. Learning the principles of pre-sports taping and strapping, plus when and how to apply a range of sports taping techniques, will provide therapists with vital skills for work with sports teams, athletes and in clinic.

Course content

The areas of study are:

  • Review of current theory relating to taping and strapping
  • Review different types of tape and methods for taping
  • Contraindications and limitations
  • Influencing movement patterns and restriction
  • Taping for all major joints
  • Sports specific techniques

Practical demonstration.

You will need to bring pens and stationery as well as training clothes.

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

Professionally, successful achievement of this course will allow you to enhance the range of treatments you offer within your organisational setting such as a sports club or alternatively in a self-employed environment.

How much does the course cost?


19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sport: Pre-Sports Taping and Strapping part-time

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