Level 3 Sports Massage Course
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Diverse Trainers deliver the Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage course across our UK training centres in various state of the art learning environments. Our Sports Massage course is one of the best available in the UK, the active IQ approved qualifications, once completed it can be used across the UK and overseas.
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Diverse Trainers have designed our course to ensure students receive a balance between both practical and theoretical learning. The learning plan is specifically designed around your availability and also how quick you want to become a qualified Sports Massage Therapist.
Our learners will have the opportunity to attend various workshop weekends, which have been designed to ensure you receive hands-on practical experience, applying various sports massage techniques and methods. All our learners will be expected to attend eight workshop days in their chosen area, which will run alongside the home blended study options.
Sports massage has become very popular over the last 10 years, as more and more people are looking to either set up their own sports massage based businesses and or looking to gain employment with various employers who specialise in delivering sports massage. For just £999 you can become qualified in sports massage in 10-12 weeks.
Diverse Trainers are proud to deliver the sports massage via a blended or distance learning approach. All our Sports Massage course students are offered flexible course dates, which have been set to cater for individual needs and to ensure our learners get the most from the qualification. Our specialised Sports Massage course tutors will work with you every step of the way, to ensure you receive excellent support and guidance throughout the blended study option.
Diverse Trainers have a great reputation for delivering outstanding Active IQ Sports Massage courses. We are proud to see our graduate learners go onto pursue successful careers in sports massage, working overseas and gaining employment with some of the largest health and fitness organisations in the UK.
The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (Soft Tissue Therapy) qualification is one of the most competitively priced in the UK at just £999.
Why Choose Diverse
Our tutors have over 20 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry and they will share their knowledge to help you gain a full understanding of the value of soft tissue therapy. Diverse Trainers is the number one choice health and fitness training provider in the UK, offering trusted REPS certified courses which will help you pursue a successful career in sports massage.
Diverse Trainers’ aim is to ensure all our students enter the industry with the skills, knowledge and confidence required to deliver sports massage. For just £999 you can become a fully qualified sports massage practitioner in less than 12 weeks. The active IQ level 3 sports massage qualification is ideal for those wanting to take their career further within the health and fitness industry, whether you are just starting out or already have a specific role within the industry.
Our most popular learning option is distance or blended learning, consisting of a combination of workshops and home study. From day 1 our specialise sports massage student support tutors will support you every step of the way. As soon as you sign up to the level 3 diploma in sports massage you will be assigned a personal support tutor who will work with you to devise a learning plan to guide and support you, ensuring you successfully pass the level 3 Active IQ soft tissue sports massage therapy course.
You will be expected to attend eight workshop days (delivered over four weekends), which will give you face to face contact time with one of our highly experienced level 3 sports massage tutors. The workshop weekends cover a range of practical and theoretical elements. This is a great opportunity for all our sports massage students to gain some hands on practical experience and to develop skills and techniques which will put them in good stead when becoming a qualified sports massage practitioner with Diverse Trainers.
You can become qualified in sports massage in less than 12 weeks. On average, it takes 10 weeks. Essentially it comes down to how committed and dedicated you are to complete all the necessary practical, and portfolio work.
Fast track options are available and can be discussed with your personal support tutor, if you are looking to become a qualified in sports massage sooner.
Your learning plan will be designed to fit around other commitments, allowing you to go at your own pace e.g. get the work completed sooner or allow you longer depending on your commitment levels.
The level 3 sports massage course is a combination of home study, with the support from one of our highly qualified sports massage personal tutors. Alongside the home study, you will also attend eight face to face teaching workshops. Where you will get to meet one of our tutors in your chosen area of study.
The course starts with 4-6 weeks of distance learning prior to attending eight workshop days. The assessment day will take place on the final day of attendance.
The sports massage course includes a range of practical, portfolio and multiple choice based assessments, which will be completed gradually throughout the course.
Your personal tutor will be with you every step of the way to ensure you pass the sports massage course successfully.
No prior qualifications are required
Basic written and verbal English is required.
From day 1 of the course you will be guided by a Diverse Trainers specialised sports massage personal tutor, who will set you clear deadlines and ensure you are on track to complete the qualification successfully.
The support you will receive from our student support team will range from telephone calls to emails, and online seminars.
Diverse Trainers will adapt the support levels depending on individual needs and based on how quick you want your career in sports to progress.
Once you have signed up and secured your place on the sport massage course, your learning will then begin straight away and you will then have your first contact with your assigned sports massage personal tutor.
From there you will both agree a learning plan which will suit your individual needs.
The course dates available on the Diverse Trainer’s website highlight the workshop weekends you will need to attend throughout your learning.
Diverse trainers are proud to offer this qualification nationwide, if for whatever reason you don’t see your desired area. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our advisors to discuss other course options or areas of study.
Clinical issues, safe and effective sports massage treatment, sports massage law and regulation, professionalism and ethics related to sport massage.
You will explore advanced anatomy and physiology and how it responds to applied sports massage.
You will learn how to apply a range of sports massage techniques, which will include the following: palpation, basic strokes.
The course will allow you to gain knowledge and understanding surrounding the neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques, linking to muscle energy techniques and common frictions.
As a Diverse Trainers student will gain knowledge linked to subjective and ROM assessment, treatment planning and appropriate record keeping.
As a sports massage student, you will investigate a range of soft tissue damage and repair, injury occurrence and appropriate treatment options.
Payment can be taken in TWO ways: you can book online through the website or call one of our advisers to book your place on the course.
You can pay in full online or over the phone which will allow you to purchase the course at cost price of £999.
You can pay a deposit online and then pay the remaining fee over the phone with one of our advisers.
You can also speak to one of our experienced advisers about a range of payment plans available to help manage the course fees.
No, the Level 3 Sports Massage Course gives trainers all the skills and knowledge they need to be a qualified sports masseuse. If you are currently a Personal Trainers then this qualification will allow you to offer new products to your current clients and attract new clients specifically for massage treatments.
Prices vary throughout the UK depending on your experience and the duration of the session. Our graduates will charge between £30-£60 for sessions that last between 45mins and an hour.
The Level 3 Sport Massage Course is a fantastic course on its own allowing you to run a sports massage business, if you are already working in the fitness industry then this course will develop new skills, giving you an extra skill to offer potential clients.
Diverse Trainers would not recommend performing sports massage treatments on clients that are injured and would advise that you refer them to a qualified Physiotherapist. Once they have completed their treatment with the Physiotherapist, you can then offer sports massage sessions.
Yes, the course is REPs recognised and awarded by Active IQ allowing you to get the insurance you need to carry out sports massages in the UK and overseas.
Diverse Trainers have links with a number of insurance companies and are more than happy to recommend one that would suit your needs.
Gaining experience in the sports massage sector can be useful and we would recommend volunteering at sports clubs or offering your services at leisure centres. Shadowing an existing masseuse is a great way of learning more about interacting with clients.
All of the necessary learning resources you need to complete the Level 3 Sports Massage Course will be delivered in 3-5 working days from the moment you sign up.
We ask that students bring two clean towel and an unopened massage oil to the training days. All other materials will be provided by Diverse Trainers.
No, Physiotherapist is a protected title so you should call yourself a Sports Masseuse.
Graduates go on to work in a range of environments, both in the UK and overseas. Some of the most popular places are hotels, casinos, sports clubs and leisure centres.
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