Sports Massage | VTCT Diploma in Sports Massage (Fast Track Bridging Course) | Level 3

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Applicants must hold a Level 3 Body Massage or Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification (VTCT or equivalent) Assessment: Practical and theoretical assignments and assessments, and internal and external exams. Qualification: VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy Awarding Body: VTCT Funding: Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan Fees (June 2022): £600.00

Why this course?

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This is a fast-track Level 3 sports massage course and is only offered to students who have completed a Level 3 beauty or massage qualification and would like to progress directly to the Level 4 sports massage certificate course.

Students will build on their existing massage knowledge and will be provided with the foundations for Level 4 sports massage.

This vocational course will extend your massage skills and knowledge by introducing you to new theory and techniques. This increased depth of knowledge will prepare you for Level 4 Sports Massage.

To find out more, please contact tutor Lisa Newman: or apply below. 

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CM0309-1C 10 Jun 2022 Central Brighton 1 day a week - Fridays (9.00am - 2.30pm) 6 weeks £600.00

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a Level 3 Body Massage or Level 3 Complementary Therapy qualification (VTCT or equivalent). 

Students on this course can also be accepted onto a Level 4 Sports Massage course. 


You will be expected to present yourselves in a professional manner, be polite and courteous. You will attend college wearing a uniform, with your hair up, nails cut short and free from varnish, and strictly no jewellery or facial jewellery is allowed. You will be expected to arrive punctual and attend all classes. These are all requirements of the awarding body.

Entry requirements


Our beauty department has fantastic facilities that will provide you with a real-world learning and training experience.

These include professional standard beauty and hairdressing salons that are open to the general public, providing a realistic working environment.

We also offer the use of high-end, industry branded equipment and products, plus additional training from external companies, such as Eve Taylor.


Additional costs

Students will need to purchase a VTCT workbook at an additional cost of £50.

This course may be eligible for a loan. See our page on financial support.


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