Introduction to
Sport & Exercise Massage SCQF Level 5

For those who are involved with a sports club or interested in rehabilitation of performance or sport injuries.


Why take this course?

This is an excellent opportunity for those who are interested in, or would like to follow a career in general sports massage or injury/illness rehabilitation.

The course would benefit:

  • Those new to further education or those who have not undertaken education or training for some time;
  • Those who volunteer at a sports club and want to enhance their knowledge on rehabilitation;
  • Those who want to start their own business.

What you will experience

This short course will provide an introduction to the theory and practical techniques used in sport and exercise massage, which can be a basis for progression onto further studies.

This is a practical course and therefore students will be required to carry out treatments with clients. For training purposes, students will also be required to carry out massage techniques on other students.

On completion, students should be able to identify and apply different massage techniques used in sport and exercise massage.

two students in gym environment holding a dumbbell

Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
Subject area

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

You will need to wear appropriate clothing to take part in the practical elements of this course, details of which will be discussed at the first class.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On completion, students may wish to undertake the following courses at North East Scotland College:



The reduced fee for this course is for those who are assessed as a Home Fee Student.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information on eligibility.

Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Fraserburgh Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
10 September 2019 8 Weeks Tuesday 6:15pm - 8:45pm £50.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.