VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Overview

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a one-year, part-time course. It introduces the fundamentals of sport massage, including pre-event, post-event, inter-event and preventative. The course develops a range of sports massage techniques tailored to suit athletes from different sports. By the end of the course, you will be able to obtain insurance and practice with a sports club or work with private clients.

The course tutor has many years of experience in the field of sports therapy including the London Olympics and Commonwealth Games, whilst running a successful specialist clinic.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must hold an interest in sport and have preferably achieved a grade C in GCSE English.

  • Career Prospects

    Learners can progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include a combination of assignments, workbooks, practical assessments and an end of unit exam (Anatomy & Physiology). A sports massage logbook of 50 hours.

Study Mode

Adult Learning


Afan College

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19/20 fees: £486

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