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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

VTCT Sports Massage Diploma - G040

Conway Park Part Time Level 3

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The VTCT level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage practitioner, with non-pathological (non injured) tissue. This will allow you to provide deep tissue massage in gyms, at events or in sports clubs.

Course Details

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of sports massage, including functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing. The course will also provide you with the skills and techniques for planning, preparing and applying sports massage methods to uninjured clients. You will also develop skills to evaluate massage strategies and methods to inform future treatments.

Entry Guidelines
  • Relevant level 2 qualification at Pass or above or minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above.
  • A satisfactory interview and reference.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

An ability to communicate one to one e.g. tutor or client and in a group as part of discussions.

Reading & writing - Technical language will be taught on this course. You need to produce written assignments and sit written exams.

This profession and course requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.

Where can I progress to?

On successful completion of this course you will be equipped to work in an unsupervised capacity throughout the sport and active leisure industry. You may also be able to progress to other VTCT qualifications such as Sports Strapping, Sports First Aid, Sports Therapy (QCF) and Level 4 Sports Massage (QCF).

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Starting 5th September 2019 - Ending - 18th June 2020REF G040L001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £2100.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course. If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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