How to Become a Sports Massage Therapist with Entire Training

The Entire Training team has many years of industry experience and knowledge, which is utilised to educate our learners to a high level. Our educators will ensure that they are on hand every step of the way as you progress throughout your sports massage qualification. You can choose from various courses and packages to establish your career as a sports masseuse and propel you further along your journey. 

From financial budgets and impeccable learning materials, as well as dedicated tutor support, Entire Training is committed to supporting you develop your career.  If you’d like to know more about becoming a Sports Masseuse with Entire Training, call one of our friendly advisors today on 01772 910950.

Find a Sports Massage Course to Suit You

With a variety of industry accredited courses delivered by our knowledgeable and dedicated tutors, there are plenty of sports massage courses for you to choose from.

Most Popular

Level 3 Sports Massage

This qualification will teach you about the use of different massage techniques, business design, professional standards and the principles that help athletes prepare and recover.
  • 40 hours weekly tutor support
  • Flexible learning options
  • No entry requirements
  • Live Zoom teaching

Prices from £799

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Level 4 Certificate In Massage Therapy For Sports

This qualification covers the pathophysiology of a large range of soft tissue injuries and how to assess and treat these with manual techniques.
  • Qualify in 8-12 weeks
  • 40 hours weekly tutor support
  • Flexible learning options
  • Live Zoom teaching

Prices from £899

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Sports Massage Package

The complete Sports Massage package will give you the in-depth knowledge to provide pre & post event massage and enable to assess, treat and rehabilitate sport injuries.
  • Level 3 Sports Massage
  • Level 4 Certificate In Massage Therapy For Sports

Prices from £1199

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Ultimate Package

The ideal package to enter the fitness industry if you’re looking to work in a gym environment.
  • Level 3 Diploma In Gym Instructing and Personal Training
  • Level 3 Sports Massage
  • Level 4 Nutrition for Weight Management & Athletic Performance
  • Level 4 Strength And Conditioning Course
  • Level 3 Diploma Exercise Referral Course
  • Level 3 Delivering Digital PT Sessions

Prices from £1699

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5 Easy Steps to Becoming a Sports Masseuse

Allow Entire Training to help you reach your sports masseuse career goals with 5 core steps.


Research the Profession

Prior to starting your sports massage course or package, our experts advise that you undertake research to make sure you are selecting the most beneficial option for you and fully understand the commitment that is required when signing up for your Entire Training sports massage course. Ask yourself questions will assist with this stage, be sure to consider the following: • What CIMSPA accredited qualifications will you need? • What type of sports masseuse do I want to be? • What is it going to take to become successful in my career? • Where will you be looking to as a sports masseuse? • How much money could you earn if you choose this career path? • What career progression opportunities are there?


Choose your Course

When deciding which sports massage course best suits your needs, it’s important to take ample time to consider all of the variables. To maximise your opportunities, ensure that the course you select provides you with all the support needed to make a success of it and is accredited by the relevant regulatory body. • First you need to find the right training provider, what does your training centre offer you throughout your training, and how much support will you receive? • What qualifications do I need to become a sports masseuse? • Is your sports masseuse qualification CIMSPA accredited? • What learning option is right for me, online or face to face? • How long will it take you to complete your sports massage course?


Achieve your Qualification

• Once you have chosen a sports masseuse course that suits your needs, it’s time to get enrolled onto the course. • Learners will receive a welcome email, a video induction, access to our e-learning platform, and a support call from a tutor to make sure you’re are all set up on your course. • Typically our sports masseuse qualifications can take 4-6 weeks, but you do have up to 2 years to complete the qualification. • Tutor support is on hand throughout the qualification via phone, email, or online chat. • Once you have passed both the theory and practical elements of your qualification, you will then be ready to start your career as a sports masseuse.


Choose Employment Type

After you have completed your sports massage course of choice, you should consider which employment type is the most suitable for your needs. You could decide to work from home, or in a sports rehabilitation setting. Consequently, you’ll need to consider your employment options such as whether you would rather be employed or self-employed.


Continued Professional Development (CPD)

In order to maximise your industry opportunities, continued professional development is key. CPD will allow you to fine tune your knowledge and skills as a sports masseuse, ensuring that national standards are met and you remain competitive within the industry. As a result, your clients will have an enhanced service experience and much more confidence in your expertise. Additionally, CPD will make you look more desirable to employers as it shows your commitment to your profession and to your own career growth. CPD can also add value to your business (if you choose to be self-employed, but also as an employee as previously stated). When thinking about your individual continued professional development, you should consider questions such as: • What can I currently offer my clients as a sports masseuse? • If I completed another qualification, how much will this increase my income? • What is current and popular in my industry?

Learning Options

Thanks to our flexible and holistic approach, at Entire Training we offer a combination of learning options for you to choose from. Find out more about either our Face to Face Blended learning option or Online Distance by speaking with a member of our team on 01772 910950 or chat with us now.

Face to Face Blended Learning

  • Qualify in as little as 8-12 weeks
  • Highly qualified tutor to your chosen location
  • Face to face Covid friendly tutoring, giving you one-to-one or a group teaching experience
  • Access to our interactive E-learning platform
  • Induction hosted by a dedicated tutor
  • Course resources
  • Access to our dedicated student support team

Online Distance Learning

  • Qualify in as little as 8-12 weeks
  • Live webinar induction hosted by a dedicated tutor
  • Interactive E-learning Platform
  • Course resource manual pack
  • Access to our dedicated student support team
  • Live practical webinar teaching
  • Career guidance & support

Sports Massage Course and Package FAQs

Find out what our learners, past, present and future are asking about becoming a sports masseuse with Entire Training.

Undertaking one of our sports masseuse qualifications can take up to 2 years. Nevertheless, if you can qualify in 8-12 weeks with our fast-track learning option.

Entire Training offers a range of flexible payment options: Visa, Stripe, PayPal, PayPal Pay later, PayPal Credit, Mastercard, AMEX, PayL8ter, and a 0% interest finance with OMNI Capital.

Our courses are assessed in several ways. There are online exams to complete, A portfolio assessment (Learner Achievement Portfolio), and either face-to-face practical training and assessment days, or a recorded video assessment, for the practical elements of your course.

All Entire Training sports massage courses are provided by Focus Awards, accredited with CIMSPA and recognized by OFQUAL

With Entire Training, you can study L3 Sports Massage, as well as L4 Certificate in Sports Massage

Commonly, a UK sports masseuse can earn anywhere in the region of £25k to £35k per year. The industry itself is competitive and offers freelancing and business ownership opportunities which can increase your salary.

What our graduates say about us

I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking for a FastTrack and affordable way to get qualified. I am now working in a gym and looking to complete my Level 3 Personal Training course in Nottingham later this year.

Alex, Qualified Gym Instructor


I have danced for the last 9 years and wanted to start taking group sessions. I got recommended by my local gym to look into the Entire Training courses as they had a very good reputation.

Millie, Exercise to Music Instructor

My experience has benefited me in my career goals and I still speak to the team now for additional guidance and extra qualification. I would recommend anyone looking for a friendly and professional training provider to go with Entire Training.

Samantha, Qualified Personal Trainer




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