Sports Massage Level 4 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will start on 21 February 2023, and will run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6.00pm - 9.00pm. This course will take 12 weeks to complete.

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)

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

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


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


Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

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: £800

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

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.



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.

Sports Massage Level 4 Part-time

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