Certificate in Sport & Health Massage

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time

Length

17 weeks

Level

Level 4

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Intro

This certificate delivers the foundation skills for a future in sport and health massage. The programme is practical and hands-on, as you learn massage principles and techniques while working on your peers and the general public.

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll have the self-assurance to start practicing or to carry on to higher-level study. You will be introduced to massage principles and theories and you’ll get the opportunity to treat the general public in a simulated clinic on campus.

Outline

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll have the self-assurance to start practicing or to carry on to higher-level study. You will be introduced to massage principles and theories and you’ll get the opportunity to treat the general public in a simulated clinic on campus.

The subjects you’ll study are:

  • Human structure and function
  • Massage assessment and application
  • Professional practice in massage therapy
  • Sports massage

Pathways from Certificate in Sport and Health Massage (Level 4) to higher level study and careers,

Come in and have a chat about your study options with the staff at our Hawke’s Bay campus. Or, simply give us a call on 0800 22 55 348. And you’re most welcome to visit EIT to view our facilities at any time.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

The Certificate in Sport and Health Massage can open up a rewarding future in the massage industry. You could end up providing relaxing massages, muscle relief or injury recovery working in:

  • Fitness centres
  • Healthcare facilities
  • The beauty industry

Dates

There are two entry dates per year:

  • Mid February
  • Mid July

Entry

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Study Pathways

After graduating with a Certificate in Sport and Health Massage you could go on to study:

  • Diploma in Therapeutic and Sport Massage
  • Diploma in Beauty and Body Therapy
  • Bachelor of Recreation and Sport