VTCT Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Level 3

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology Qualification is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a reflexologist. Available through 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, this reflexology qualification is designed for learners aged 19 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a reflexologist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.


Course overview:

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in sports massage therapy has been designed to provide learners with the required knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with dysfunctional tissue in a pre/post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context.

This includes professional practise, expected standards and related legislation and legal requirements.


To be completed over a 12 Week period.


There are no formal pre-requisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification, however, a pre-entry requirement for the course is the completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment in English.

This course includes:

  • Course training manual
  • A relaxed, informal and professional atmosphere in which to learn
  • Fully qualified and experienced lecturers
  • Support and guidance during and on completion of the course
  • Liquid refreshment
  • VTCT qualification

Course contents:

In this qualification learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of sports massage treatments, anatomy and physiology for sports massage, principles of health and fitness and the principles of soft tissue dysfunction.

It will also provide learners with the understanding; skills and techniques to plan, prepare for and apply a range of sports massage methods to uninjured clients. Learners will also develop skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform on future practice.


Qualification Title

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Qualification Number


What can you do with this qualification:

This qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for continued professional development (CPD) by the Sports Massage Association.
It also provides progression opportunities to additional courses such as: Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy.
You will be able to progress onto the VTCT level 4 certificate in sports massage therapy (QCF) which will build on the skills, knowledge and understanding gained at level 3. It will introduce more advanced massage and assessment techniques, preparing you to work with non-acute injury and pre-existing conditions.

Registration for this Course:

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