There is no specific qualification/experience needed in order to take part in this course. However, you must be 18 years of age or older and be physically able to do the work. Good communication skills are ideal however not essential- this is something we can aim to develop and improve during the course.
If you have never had any experience in massage, you will be required to take part in an introductory weekend which will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge before your Sports Massage Course.
Demonstrating techniques in Level 3 Diploma in Sports massage therapy
What the package includes
If you opt to take part in the VTCT Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma course, you will be provided with the following:
- All practical equipment will be provided
- 100% support from the highly experienced tutor
- Upon completion you will receive a Level 3 diploma qualifying you in Sports massage that is recognised internationally
- You will also receive certification to show you have completed Stretching and deep tissue techniques
The awarding body of this Level 3 Diploma in Sports massage is VTCT. VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) “is a Government-approved awarding organisation which has awarded world class qualifications since 1962”. VTCT is a highly recognised awarding body within the UK and is also recognised internationally, allowing more flexibility in where you work.
On completion of the course, you will receive a VTCT Level 3 Sports massage Diploma.
This qualification, along with insurance, will enable you to work as a Sports Massage Therapist either full time of part time. You will be able to treat various injuries and conditions in order to speed up recovery, improve performance and help prevent injury to sports people regardless of their age or type of sport they play.
The VTCT Level 3 Sports massage Diploma course offers an array of benefits. The benefits of attending this course include:
- Structured, independent home study- the tutor will be available for any kind of support via phone, email or post as and when needed
- Top quality and highly professional practical training provided by a fully qualified and widely experienced tutor
- Demonstrations provided via video in order to give more support and practice outside of the course
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Award, highly recognised across the country and internationally
- High employability
- Ability to become a member of the SMA (Sports massage Association)