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Certificate in Soccer Injury Prevention and Return to Play

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Do you see yourself working in the world of football? Then this Certificate in Soccer Injury Prevention and Return to Play course could be the perfect start to your journey.

  • Developed by some of the most respected coaches, sports scientists, physical specialists, practitioners and academics working within soccer from around the world.
  • Ideal for physiotherapists, psychologists, coaches, managers or strength and conditioning coaches looking to enhance their knowledge of performance.
  • Injury prevention and return to play is a fundamental part of coaching. This course provides you with practical insights into research and practical applications to maximise the performance and development of your players.
  • Study online from the comfort your own home.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This course targets the nutritional, psychological, physiological, and social aspects of soccer injury, prevention, and returning to play, enhancing your knowledge of how you can improve your team’s performance. Developing processes and interventions is an important way to minimise the risk of injuries.

During this course, you will learn from leading practitioners and academics such as Dr. Hilary Obert, Dr. Juan Carlos Ramos, Dr. Patrick Orme, and Aleksa Boskovic. With course materials covering injury analysis, implementing injury prevention programmes, and rehabilitation in soccer, you will learn the techniques and methodologies that will reduce injuries and improve performance within your team.

Through distance learning, you can study this course from the comfort of your own home, allowing you to study around other life commitments.

Enrol today and start your journey to becoming a personal trainer!

What next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you could enrol on another one of our fitness and sports courses and enhance your skills and knowledge even further. You will be one step closer to working in football, but here are a few job roles that use the knowledge learnt during the Certificate in Soccer Injury Prevention and Return to Play:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Coach
  • Manager
  • Strength and conditioning coach

Course Duration

You will have six months to complete this course.

Course Outcome

On successful completion, you will be awarded a Certificate in Soccer Injury, Prevention and Return to Play.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites to study this course.


You will be assessed through eight individual tasks based on the course modules. 

Course content

Extra info

Course duration

Once enrolled, you have six months to complete your studies.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be delivered online.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve a Certificate in Soccer Injury, Prevention, and Return to Play.


You will complete eight individual tasks which are based on what you have studied during the 12 modules. You will submit your assignments via the learning portal and receive feedback from a member of the team.


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