Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (Active IQ)

Learn to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions

Practical application of Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage working on leg injury in male client

Course overview

This is a blended learning course, which means you will have days with your tutor and peers, there is also an element of home study, preparation and revision along with tutor and centre support. Practice and session planning is required to be carried out in your own time in between the training days and leading up to assessment. You are also required to bring a participant to the summative practical assessment.

This qualification gives learners the knowledge, integrity, competency and proficiency to perform sports massage on a range of clients who have no underlying pathological conditions.

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

Entry requirements

  • You must have a Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing (or equivalent)

What you will learn

  1. Anatomy and physiology for Sports Massage – Multiple choice theory paper
  2. Principles of exercise, fitness and health – Worksheet
  3. Understanding the principles of tissue dysfunction – Worksheet
  4. Professional practice in sports massage – Worksheet & assignment
  5. Sports massage treatments – Worksheets, Observation of massaging pre, post event & maintenance and self-evaluation

Once you enrol on the course you can start your home study with your course manual and tutor support. You will then attend the above training days and return for your assessment.


  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration / Assignment
  • Multiple Choice Examination

What you will achieve

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage


£ 1550

You can choose to pay the full price upfront, or a deposit followed by the balance before the course starts.

The price includes

  • Registration with the awarding body, Certificate, Course manual and Learner Assessment Portfolio, Initial assessment, training days with tutor as stated.
  • Support from the centre and tutor on course and via email, WhatsApp group and / or Zoom from the start right through to assessment and beyond.
  • Mock theory papers.
  • A login to our website to access all course materials including handouts, PowerPoints and any additional resources to accommodate your learning.

Upcoming dates

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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (Active IQ)