Qualification: VTCT Level 3 DIploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Prerequisites: None required
Price (excl. VAT): £1200 (0% finance plan available, see FAQ)
Deposit Option: 50.00
Duration: 18 weeks
Class Size: 4 to 8 (site dependent)
Kit: (excl. VAT)
Description: Level 3 Sports Massage therapy has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a sports massage practitioner.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (no-injured) tissue.
The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements needed to work effectively and efficiently as a sports massage therapist. This includes anatomy and physiology, professional practice, an understanding of the principles of health and fitness and how to provide sports massage treatments. The level 3 sports massage therapist will be able to work safely and effectively on dysfunctional tissue in a range of context, to include, pre-event, post event, intra-event and for maintenance purposes.
No previous experience is necessary however an interest Sport and Fitness will be beneficial
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
The course will involve learning through theoretical means and practical application, discussion groups, group activities, individual research and presentations with regular written assessments to check progress. Home study will be required, plus the completion of case studies to facilitate the completion of a portfolio. 4-6 hours of additional home study per week will need to be evidenced to support your qualification
Method of study
By a portfolio of evidence, multiple choice paper and practical observations of the candidate planning, applying and evaluating massage methods
Your tutor becomes your assessor, and you may be internally verified by another member of staff.
Black T-shirt and black training trousers and trainers are the required uniform for the course. Pen and paper, text book as recommended. A massage couch for practise at home