Sports Massage - Yorkshire College of Beauty

Sports Massage

For aspiring sports massage therapists, the Active IQ Diploma in sports massage is one of the most sought after qualifications in the field worldwide, showing an incredibly high level of ability and helping to jumpstart a successful career in the industry. This qualification is provided by Active IQ – the leading governing body for the health and leisure industry. As the qualification is provided by Active IQ, you can be sure this qualification will be recognised and includes all the content you could need for a great career in sports massage therapy.

About this Course

This course is part time and runs for 14 weeks 10am – 4pm.
Students are taught to the highest professional standards by highly qualified and supportive tutors.
The course is delivered 1 day per week covering the theory, practical, clinic practice elements and home study which is required for assignments/projects and revision.

3 to 4 Months

1 day
a Week

Level 3

In Person

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  • We accept students aged 16 and over.

    No previous massage related experience is required, however the following is needed to enrol:

    • A good command of the English language for communication, reading and writing.
    • Successful interview with Training Manager
    • Photo Identification (ie passport)
    • Completed application and enrolment forms
  • Start date in the academic year.

    Attendance must be maintained above 95% in order to successfully achieve your Diploma.

    Register your interest, call our Admissions Team on 0113 250 9507 or email to register your interest and receive more information on our September and February intakes.

    This is an 14 week learning programme, 1 days a week – 10am-4pm. Please refer to course timetable when on programme.

  • Level 3

    • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
    • Principles of health and fitness
    • Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
    • Professional practice in sports massage
    • Sports massage treatments
  • On completion of your course, you can look forward to a very special ceremony.

    The award ceremony of special individual student awards will take place once everyone has been presented with their diplomas.

    The individual awards include:

    • Student of the year
    • Highest academic achiever
    • Most promising therapist

Advanced Learner Loan Funding Available

Childcare and Travel Bursaries Available for Loan Funded Learners

Awarding Body ActiveIQ

Success Story

Daniel Blissett, JD gyms in Leeds

The part that I enjoyed the most was the interaction with both my tutor as well as other learners during the practical workshop. I really valued the constant support offered by the tutor and looking forward to the contact days.

Everything I learned was important, but I personally found the advanced training systems such a cluster sets and GVT, drop sets, supersets all help me understand my own training better, as well as how to help others with these advanced techniques.

"I'm currently working at JD gyms in Leeds. I’m really enjoying it, it's been a crazy first year due to COVID and gym closures, but I’m picking up clients, within lockdown doing outdoor training so I had to learn to adapt quickly! I also do 3-4 classes a week including spin, burn class, and LBT sessions. At YCOB, I learned to have more confidence and gaining even more knowledge, building experience of what it's like working in a gym as well as being resilience and open to change. I now have much more confidence in knowing how to train people and what to tell clients to help them towards their goals."

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Call our Team on 0113 250 9507 or email to register your interest and receive more information about our courses.