Sports Therapy Level 3


Imagine being able to acquire the skills you need to become a successful Sport Therapist from the comfort of your own home. No classes. No strict deadlines. No exams. Only the freedom to study when, where and how you want, and at a pace of your choosing.


Sports Therapy Level 3

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About This Course

Our Sports Therapy Level 3 course can offer you such flexibility. This fascinating course has been exclusively designed for home study, making it possible for you to achieve a healthy work-study balance as it can easily be molded to fit around your current commitments.

All it takes is just 80 hours of your time, and in less than a year you’ll have the knowledge, the understanding and the comprehension to become an effective Sports Therapist.

From learning what skills are involved in managing sports injuries, to gaining an understanding of anatomy and physiology; by the end of this Sports Therapy Level 3 course, you will have a detailed knowledge of Sports Psychology; will understand the importance of meeting sports-therapeutic needs, and will be aware of sports specific nutrition and how to deliver it to sprinters, swimmers and body builders.

In other words, you’ll gain real and transferrable skills that can assist you on your mission to climbing the career ladder and becoming a credible Sports Therapist.

Course Benefits

Split into 6 units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of Sports Therapy, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to apply these skills within real and practical settings.

From understanding the industry to exploring anatomy, nutrition, sports psychology and performance dynamics; by the end of this course you’ll feel confident in your ability to work with and assist athletes as they strive to be the best that they can be.

This course will:

  • Help you to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and competency that can be transferred into your work.
  • Enable you to study on your own terms – no classrooms, no strict deadlines and no exams.
  • Allow you to study from home – all course materials will be sent straight to your door, enabling you to fit your studies around your obligations.
  • Challenge your perceptions of Sports Therapy, giving you ample opportunities to demonstrate your competency and comprehension of the course materials.

Course Units

Unit 1: Weight and Nutrition

Unit 2: Health, Fitness and the principles of Sports Massage

Unit 3: Contraindications and Soft Tissue Dysfunction

Unit 4: The Skeletal, Muscular and Respiratory Systems

Unit 5: The Nervous System and the Integumentary System

Unit 6: Sport Psychology


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with value feedback and tips which can be used to boost your grades. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or experience in sports massage is needed in order to enrol on this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this field.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the support and guidance of our personal tutors whose years of experience within sports therapy can help instruct, guide and mentor your studies, to the intricate detail of our course materials and study guides; from the moment you enrol we will go above and beyond to help you succeed.

You too can take advantage of our personal tutors and use their experience to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to answer your queries and provide guidance when you need help deciphering the course materials. Only one click away, you’ll never have to struggle or feel alone in your studies…

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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