Course Details

  • In an industry that’s currently booming, there’s a huge range of jobs and roles to choose from. But you’ll need a variety of skills to help you be successful. This VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage could be just the ticket.

    You’ll love the breadth and variety of this course, which covers a huge range of topics and areas that are integral to the sport complimentary spa therapy industries. Combining both practical sports massage techniques and a knowledge of related anatomy and physiology, health, fitness and professional practise in sports massage.

    Building on the foundation skills you will have developed on the Level 3 Body Massage Certificate, this 35-week part time day course will give you the skills you need to further develop your complimentary and spa therapy or skills relevant to a career within the sports industry.

  • You’ll need to have at least five GCSEs at grade C or above to enrol on this Level 3 Diploma, with at least a C in either English or Maths (though preferably both). If your English or Maths is at GCSE grade D, you’ll complete an additional level of study with us.

    Beyond that, all you need is a passion for spa therapy and sport massage.

  • The course is assessed through a variety of practical assessments to check you’re learning the necessary skills, alongside some theory work and online examinations.

  • With a Level 3 qualification, you’ll have lots of opportunities in front of you, whether you’d like to continue onto a higher level of study with us – such as the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage or a foundation degree in Hair and Beauty Management – or whether you’d like to enter the working world.

    You’ll find a huge range of career opportunities in the sports and complimentary spa therapy industries, and could be working as a spa therapist or masseuse, all depending on your passions and interests!

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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