Sports Massage Level 4 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start again on 25 February 2020 and will be delivered on Tuesday and Thursday from 5.30pm until 9.30pm and will run for 12 weeks.

Entry requirements

Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy)

You will achieve

Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy)

Last updated: 5th June 2019

Course overview

The Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy qualification provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to treat and/or seek to correct common patterns of dysfunction and suitable pre-diagnosed injuries.

Course content

  • Applying neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
  • Conducting an objective physical assessment
  • Prescribing corrective exercise to support the treatment of common injuries/soft tissue dysfunction

How will I be assessed?

  • Multiple choice question paper
  • Worksheets
  • Practical demonstration/assignment
  • Coursework/portfolio of evidence


What equipment will I need?

Manuals and learner assessment portfolios are provided. You will need to bring pens and stationary as well as training clothes and trainers.


Where will I study?

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

This qualification enhances knowledge and skills in sports massage to be able to treat correctly the common patterns of dysfunction with injuries.

Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting such as a sports club or alternatively in a self-employed environment.


How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £750 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



Full Fee Payable

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

Contact the Information Unit

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

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

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.

Additional Learning Support

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.

Sports Massage Level 4 Part-time