Is this course right for me?
Would you like a career as a sports massage practitioner?
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage therapy has been designed to provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (no-injured) tissue.
VTCT units at level 3 will include:
- Anatomy and Physiology for sports massage
- Principles of health and fitness
- Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction
- Professional practice in sports massage
- Sports massage treatments.
- There are no entry requirements for this course
All places are subject to satisfactory interview.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical modules
- Formal lectures
- Individual research
- Group work
- Written questions
- Observation work
- Oral questions
- Construction of a portfolio
Evidence on unit outcomes will be documented.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to gain employment as a Level 3 Sports massage practitioner, providing pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage. This may include working in clinics, for sporting teams or as a mobile therapist, either in an employed or self-employed context.
Graduates will be able to progress onto the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage (QCF). It will introduce more advanced massage and assessment techniques, preparing you to work with non-acute injury and pre-existing conditions.