Sport

Sports Massage Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The next course will start again from September 2019 this course will run for 16 weeks on Tuesdays (course) and Wednesday (assessment) evenings 5.30pm-9.00pm plus 6 Sundays 9.00am-5.00pm.

Entry requirements

An experience in massage or the completion of an Introductory Massage course would be desirable.

You will achieve

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue) Therapy.

 

Last updated: 7th December 2018

Course overview

Barnsley College offers this highly popular and comprehensive Level 3 qualification to enable you to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide Sports Massage Therapy. It will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner with non-pathological (non-injured) tissue.

Course content

You will study the following units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
  • Assisting soft tissue repair
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • Assessing clients and treatment planning
  • Applying sports massage techniques
  • Providing post-treatment care

How will I be assessed?

The course will be predominantly delivered through theoretical and practical workshops. A variety of flexible delivery strategies will be used to accommodate each individual’s learning style. A significant amount of learning is home study, working with individuals, planning and performing sports massage treatments. The course assesses theory, practical knowledge and understanding using a variety of examination types.

 

What equipment will I need?

As a student within the Department of Sport and Public Services you will be expected to wear appropriate and professional clothing at all times. Polo shirts and track suit bottoms are mandatory for all lessons. Jeans and non-regulation tops are not allowed. You will also require all necessary writing materials, ring-binders and paper/stationery.

 

Where will I study?

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

You can become self-employed and run your own sports massage therapy business or work in spas, fitness centres, sports clubs, hotels and leisure outlets. You may wish to progress to Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage. This qualification is also complimentary to the Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £1,150 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 info@barnsley.ac.uk. 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 info@barnsley.ac.uk

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.

Disclaimer

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

Sports Massage Level 3 Part-time