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Sports Massage Therapy VTCT Certificate

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This qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for continued professional development (CPD) by the Sports Massage Association and could open up a number of opportunities to you. It is suitable for osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports therapists and massage therapists who would like to add another string to their bow.


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Ideal if:

You have already completed a Level 3 sports therapy and would like to progress onto the next level.

You’ll need:

A previous Level 3 sports therapy qualification which was studied within the last three  years.

You’ll learn:

The advanced palpation skills and massage techniques to prevent and manage injury in sport and active leisure. You will also analyse posture and learn a range of movement massage techniques to prevent and manage injury in sport.


A good deal of theoretical work and to undertake at least 50 hours of massage as part of this qualification.

You’ll love:

Being able to critically evaluate your massage strategies and be guided on the best methods to use on future treatments.

You’ll go on to:

Work independently or in a supervisory position as a sports massage practitioner. You could even tutor other sports massage students at Levels 1-3. This course also provides progression opportunities for additional Level 4 qualifications or specialist qualifications at Level 5.


Sports & Fitness
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy


Sports Massage Therapy Level 4 Certificate City & Guilds

Start Date

September 2020


St Austell


36 weeks, 3 hours per week

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