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Sports Massage Therapy Level 3 - Diploma Available in Welsh

Level 3
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
34 weeks
Welsh delivery
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist. 

The content of this qualification has 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. 

  • 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.

Full course specifications on VTCT website.

Key information

  • Interview 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have an ESOL Level 2 qualification.

Continuous practical assessment, exams, case studies and written assignments. 

Students will be expected to undertake home study, including written and practical coursework.  

Learners who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and obtain insurance to work as a sports massage therapist or progress onto: 

Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy 

Learners are required to purchase a polo shirt. Costs will be confirmed during interview.