Level 3 Sports Massage
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
Qualification code: SP3D6
This sports massage course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory of sports massage therapy, including functional anatomy and physiology related to Sports Massage and the principles of health and fitness, which combined, will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how Sports Massage can help.
In addition you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction, an injury and the role that Sports Massage plays.
It will also provide you with the skills and techniques to plan, prepare and apply a range of techniques to treat your clients.
Graduates of this qualification 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 mobile therapists. This may be in an employed or self-employed therapist.
Progression: Graduates will be able to progress on to the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage (QCF) which will build upon 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.
No previous knowledge or experience is required for this course.
* Hygiene, Health and Safety
* Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage
* Consultation and Assessment Techniques
* Principles of Health and Fitness
* Professional Practices in Sports Massage
* Understanding the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
* Effects; Physical and Psychological of Sports Massage
* Classic Massage Movements
* Specific Sports Massage Techniques
* Contra-indications / Contra-actions / After Care
* Case Studies
Student Progression: Swedish Body Massage, Indian Head massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Massage, Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy
Career Paths: Sports Massage Therapist, Health Spas, Health Clubs, Sports Clubs, Beauty Salons, Mobile Therapist, Treatment Room, Treatment Room working from home
Sports Massage Association (SMA): successful learners achieving this qualification will be eligible for membership with the SMA and REPs at the appropriate level.
All of our courses include BABTAC student membership and insurance which is suitable for our students whilst in education who require insurance for their case study work. You will also have access to other membership benefits and specific student benefits. BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) is the leading national and international membership association for Beauty Therapists, providing support, latest industry news and insurance.
£1115.00 exc vat (inc vat: £1,338.00)
* Payment plans and 19+ loans available!
Course cost includes: Tuition, work packs, assessments, all resources and BABTAC membership and insurance.
Payments are available via installments
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy exam fee £94.00
Admin fee £50.00
Dates & Details
Option A: Day – 1 Day per week for 14 weeks (9.30am – 3.30pm) + assessments
* Sep 18th – Dec 18th (Mon)