Sports Massage Course

Earn an ITEC qualification with our Sports Massage Course at FitCert, Dublin


Do you want to provide Sports Massage Therapy?
This ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is to enable students to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to work in this industry. Join our Sports Massage Course now

Our ITEC Certified Sports Massage Course is recognised globally. Making it easy for qualified students to find work both in Ireland and abroad


Our Sports Massage Course has been designed to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (non-injured) tissue.

Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of Sports Massage Therapy, including functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing.  It will also provide you with the understanding, skills and techniques to plan, prepare for an apply a range of sports massage methods to uninjured clients. You will also develop the skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future treatments.


Sports Massage Course Details:

Qualifications Gained: 

ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Entry Requirements: 

There are no previous academic requirements for our Sports Massage Course

Course Content:

  • Functional Anatomy, Physiology for Sports Therapies
  • Nutrition for Sports Therapies
  • Applying Sports Massage Methods to non-pathological tissue
  • Working within agreed standards of practice
  • Preparation for sports massage methods
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment of clients
  • Planning of sports massage strategies for clients
  • Evaluation of sports massage methods
  • Production, maintenance and storage of client records

Aims of our Sports Massage Course:

  • To provide skills at Level 3 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework for those interested in the sport and active leisure industry
  • To provide opportunities for staff in the sport and active leisure industry to gain a Level 3 qualification
  • To sustain the interest of students leading into a Level 4 qualification in the sport and active leisure industry
  • To encourage knowledge and understanding of the sport and active leisure industry at Level 3
  • To provide opportunities for students to focus on the development of the major functional skills and the wider functional skills in a Sports Massage context such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • To provide opportunities for student to develop a range of skills and techniques. personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Sports Massage Therapist

Course Structure:

This is a part-time course delivered over 15 weeks on a Saturday 9.30-5pm

Course Schedule

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