VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is a one-year part-time course. It includes a range of advanced sport massage techniques, such as soft tissue release, neuromuscular technique, connective tissue massage, trigger point therapy and muscle energy technique.  These techniques are combined into pre-event, post-event, inter-event and preventative sports massage treatments, and are tailored to suit athletes in both an amateur and elite setting.  By the end of the course, you will be able to obtain insurance and practice with a sports club or work with private clients, including elite athletes.

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

    Level 3 Sports Massage Certificate.

  • Career Prospects

    Learners can progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include a combination of assignments, workbooks and practical assessments.  A sports massage logbook of 100 hours.

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Afan College - 01639 648200

Course Length

1 year


£906 (including registration and exam fee)


Tuesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm