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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage

Level 3


This course is designed for learners who are looking to work in a sports environment and would like to enhance their massage skills.


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Course Content

The qualification consists of five mandatory units these include Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage, Principles of Health and Fitness, Professional Practice in Sports Massage, Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction and Sports Massage Treatments.

Assessment Method

The course comprises of the practical aspects of sports massage and learning the correct techniques to a competent standard. Theoretical learning will also take place and Learners are expected to complete assignments, case studies and work experience in their own time.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and obtain insurance to work as a sports massage therapist. Progression is also available onto VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.

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Entry Requirements

Learners must be in possession of one of the following: Level 3 qualification in Body Massage OR a Level 3 qualification in Sport Studies or other relevant qualification.

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