The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes.
The qualification consists of five mandatory units:
- Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
- Principles of health and fitness
- Professional practice in sports massage
- Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
- Sports massage treatments
Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to competently apply sport massage methods to dysfunctional tissue and in a pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context. This includes professional practice, expected
standards and related legislation and legal requirements.
Four GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English and Mathematics. Successful interview and satisfactory reference.
Duration and Delivery
Students will be also able to progress onto HNC/HND in Sport and Exercise Science or the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage (QCF) which will build upon the skills, knowledge and understanding gained at level 3. It will introduce more advanced massage and assessment techniques, preparing you to work with non-acture injury and pre-existing conditions.
This course is delivered at our Kingston Hall Road centre.
Information regarding specific course charges, equipment, kit and materials, day of attendance and enrolment date will be given at advice and guidance sessions. Early application is advisable as this course is popular