Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

The next course will start on 17th January 2021 with a "Zoom" induction.

The 1st part of the course will be guided home learning with the 1st attendance day on 18th April.
There will also be home study and practice between attendance days and one day work experience (date TBC).

Attendance days are:

  • 18th April
  • 2nd May
  • 23rd May
  • 20th June
  • 4th July
  • 18th July

All work to be completed and handed in by 1st August. Verification process is normally 6-8 weeks.
The cost of the course is £1000. £500 of which is payable in January and the balance by 18th April unless otherwise agreed.

For further information please contact Helen on 07901 826383.

This VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes.


As a graduate of this qualification you 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 could be employed or self-employed.


After gaining this qualification you will be able to progress onto the level 4 certificate in sports massage which will build upon the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained during your level 3.

Syllabus & pre-course requirements

Along your learning journey you will cover:

  • Anatomy & physiology for sports massage
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Principles of soft tissue dysfunction
  • Professional practice in sports massage
  • Sports massage treatments

You will be required to do some learning prior to commencing your course & complete 3 of your assignments.

Your classroom learning will focus mainly on the practical skills of sports massage.

Case studies, research & revision to be completed outside of classroom hours.


See dates above

Cost: £1000.00