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Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 - Certificate Available in Welsh

Level 4
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
34 weeks
Welsh delivery
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy is a vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a sports massage practitioner working with injured clients.  

Specifically, this qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology to work on post-acute injury and pre-existing conditions, dealing with musculo-skeletal and para-tendon injuries. 

You will develop the skills to conduct subjective and objective assessments, which will cover active, passive and resisted range of movements, detailed postural analysis, functional testing and special tests. You will also develop the skills to work safely and effectively on muscle and para-tendon injuries using a variety of soft tissue techniques and will be able to advise on treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair 

  • Conducting Subjective and Objective Assessment 
  • Provide Sports Massage Techniques to Prevent and Manage Injury 
  • Treatment Modalities to Support Soft Tissue Repair.

Full course specifications on VTCT website.

Key information

  • Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 3 qualification in sports massage therapy or equivalent 
  • Interview 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have an ESOL Level 3 qualification.

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

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

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a sports massage practitioner working with injured clients. Learners who complete this qualification will be able to gain employment and obtain insurance to work as a sports massage practitioner.   

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of settings, including: 

  • Private health clubs and leisure centres 
  • Sports centres and clubs 
  • Working independently.

Learners are required to purchase a polo shirt.

Costs will be confirmed during interview.