Module 1 - Introduction

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Training Criteria

The course content is written, where possible, in line with VRQ / international standards regardless of the level of qualification. You may receive a number of modules to make up the criteria required to gain the correct amount of knowledge in this subject.

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It is the student’s sole responsibility to ensure they receive the correct training, sufficient for their needs and for insurance purposes. It is strongly recommended that the student progresses with further reading in addition to the training material provided and receive further practical training where applicable.  

Welcome to the VTCT Level 3 Award in taping & strapping for sport & active leisure course.

As part of this course, you are required to:

  • Attend ALL of the planned practical training days
  • Complete the online theory
  • Complete all the coursework (provided in this online theory)
  • Complete 6 treatments as case studies
  • Attend your assessments (part of your training days)

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Taping and Strapping in Sport and Active Leisure is a qualification that has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding you will need to apply taping and strapping to prevent and manage injury in sport and active leisure. This qualification may also serve as continuing professional development (CPD) for those already working in the sport and active leisure industry. 


Throughout this qualification you will develop an understanding of the accepted standards of practice, the relevant indications and contraindications, and health, safety and hygiene related to taping and strapping. 


You will be able to devise and evaluate taping and strapping strategies and develop the practical skills needed for the correct application of taping and strapping in sport and active leisure. 


On completion of the course you will be awarded VTCT qualification.


Throughout some of the modules, you will come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.

This is part of your coursework and is a requirement to complete the course.

Recommended reading list

Book List – The trail guide to the body by Andrew Biel

ISBN: 978-0982978658

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