The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a technical level qualification aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, either employed or self-employed.
Overview & Modules
The content of this qualification is comprised of all the 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. A 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.
How will I be assessed?
- Multiple choice theory paper/assessment
- Observed assessment
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 19 plus age group and is based on the the national occupational standards for massage.
Continue your studies
Progress to Sports Massage VTCT Level 4 and / or YMCA Gym-based fitness instructor qualification.