Level 4
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Overview

The Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy has been designed to give you all of the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to get to the next level as a sports massage therapist.

You will cover the following units plus much more whilst studying with The Southend Personal Trainer Academy:

  • Conducting subjective and objective assessment
  • Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury
  • Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair
Our course has also been designed to be entirely student focused. This means your course timetable, study sessions and resources have been all been designed with you in mind. We understand that every, single one of our students is different which is why our courses are 1-1 with a dedicated, expert tutor. You can attend as many 60 minute sessions per week as your schedule allows and your sessions are booked by you, using our online booking system. If you need to cancel or reschedule your session you can do it from your phone using the confirmation email for each appointment.

Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

Sector: Health and Fitness

Duration: 3-12 months

Final Award: Level 4 Certificate

Entry Requirements: Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Based: At home and 1-1 tutorials

Price: £1500
(Payments in installments available)


Course Structure

You will have to complete the mandatory three units which include:

  1. Conducting subjective and objective assessments>
  2. Provide sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injury
  3. Treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair

The course will be delivered 1-1 with an expert tutor either face to face at our facility or via Skype if you choose to study from home.

You will also be expected to complete revision tasks in your own time such as reading your hard copy manual, listening to audiobooks or podcasts and watching videos covering some of the sections of the course.


Throughout your course you will need to complete the following assessments:

Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Assessments

  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

Entry Requirements

A basic knowledge of anatomy & physiology is highly recommended but not essential, our course does require physical exertion and full participation as a sports massage therapist is essential throughout.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and maths involved, so you should have basic skills in communication and maths at level 2 (as a minimum).


As a student of Southend Personal Trainer Academy you will gain access to the following resources to help you through your course and beyond:

  • Lifetime access to our student and graduate Facebook group
  • Hard copies of the Level 2 and Level 3 manuals
  • Mock exams and revision questions
  • Lifetime access to our Student Resource Pack on Dropbox which contains a huge amount of learning material, powerpoints, spreadsheets, templates and much more.
  • Unlimited email support from your tutor
  • Free 1-1 business coaching after your course
  • Unlimited 1-1 sessions with your tutor throughout your course

Pricing & Payment

The total cost for the Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy​ is £1,500 and can be paid using any of the following methods:

  • Paid in full via bank transfer
  • Paid in full via credit or debit card
  • Paid in installments over 12 months (requires a £300 deposit and is subject to interest depending on your credit rating)

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