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This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a sports massage practitioners. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of the art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
The structure of the qualification is comprised of 5 units which are all mandatory.
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
A Level 3 qualification in Massage, Sports Studies or equivalent is desirable.
A combination of practical observations, written and an on-line theory test are used to assess this qualification.
Students who successfully complete the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage and 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. This may be in an employed or self-employed context. Students will be able to progress onto the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage.
This course will be delivered and assessed in one year.
Students will be required to purchase a polo shirt on commencement of the programme.
If you do not hold a VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage qualification you will be required to enrol, this will incur an additional cost.
Mode of Study
Hours per Week
Number of Weeks
Total Full Fee £391.00
Total Concessionary Fee £263.00
Fees Payable Each Year
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