Diploma in Sports and Clinical Massage

Level 3 Sports Massage

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a technical level qualification aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, or Massage Therapist in the clinical setting, either employed or self employed.

The content of this qualification is comprised of 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.  If the sports arena is not what you are really interested in - this course will equally equip you to work in the usual clinical setting (as indeed do most Sports Massage therapist's) with a large range of clients with muscular problems. 

The structure of the qualification is comprised of 5 units which are all mandatory. 
- 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 -


This is a highly sought after and popular therapy. The training at

West Shires is offered in small groups of 6 to ensure maximum

tutoring -

Tutor Hannah Freimanis - has made a well deserved reputation for

herself over the past 14 years as a highly knowledgeable and 

effective Sports Massage Therapist with a large clinic list. 


What could this qualification lead to?

Learners who complete this qualification will be able to gain

employment and obtain insurance to work as a sports massage therapist. 

- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Sports massage therapy (QCF)

 Until the Covid situation eases we feel that to offer this course in 2021 has become 

too much of a problem.  We intend to review the situation periodically.  

If you are interested in studying this course please do get in touch with us .           

Price: £1400 (deposit £400 and the balance can be paid in instalments) 

VTCT Registration fee: £108 (Sports including the A&P)

Booking:  Click on button to download Registration Form 

We will ask you to attend for a short informal interview prior to offering a place on this course.  This can be done via telephone if necessary