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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in  Massage

The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage is to confirm your competence as a massage therapist in the complementary therapy sector. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a massage therapist.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a massage therapist including the mandatory units, knowledge and understanding the principles of complementary therapies and business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide massage services.

Course Content

The following mandatory units are included:

  • UV31268 Principles and practice of complementary therapies

  • UV31299 Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies

  • UV31300 Provide body massage for complementary therapies

  • UV31267 Business practice for complementary therapies


A good general education is essential as this is a demanding course. An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.

No Previous Qualifications Required - FREE self study Anatomy and physiology unit included

You will be required to sit a Level 2 Infection Prevention (Covid-19) Qualification. (No extra charge)


Total of 12 weeks 

You must carry out and document evidence of 30 treatments - 6 case studies each o 5 treatments (this requirement is set by VTCT and standardised nationally). You will be given a timetable for when your portfolio must be completed and submitted at the start of the course.
Maximum class size 6

£750 including assessment fee
Payment option -  Deposit of £300.00 and 3 further monthly payments of £150.00

Course Dates


 October 2022 10am till 3pm

NOTE: 6 weeks followed by a break to complete case studies and return for additional assessment days TBC.