Course available at the following venue:
January 2020 - Tues 14th
February 2020 - Tues 4th, Tues 18th
level 3 sports massage qualification is desirable but not essential
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.
Theory, Practical attendance & assessment: 3 days
Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work
Written Exam: There are no written exams to sit for this course
Training material is accessed via our online portal
UV30555 - Applying taping and strapping to support and limit specific movement in sport and active leisure
The home study can be started at anytime, but please ask for course dates practical training element.
Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers
GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 32. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies,
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical
training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
You will need to provide sufficient evidence to cover the range criteria
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust
Self-Employed / employed sports massage therapist working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile.
You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out your case studies and practice your skills as well as attending your assessments.
We recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning – Reading List
We also have recommended products and equipment here – Equipment
VTCT Level 3 Award in Taping and Strapping for Sport and Active Leisure
Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable). This qualification is regulated on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
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Jason is a fully qualified holistic therapist, Sports Therapist and teacher. He has many therapies ‘under his belt’ and is very passionate about his work. He comes from a martial art background of 33 years and is the holder of 4 Black belts. And loves adventure and enjoying life. He recently had to give up Teaching martial arts through an Injury, and restarted his holistic Massage path from years ago, Like all our tutors he believes that all our students should have the best training available, and with his background of Martial arts he is dedicated in doing this.
Jason is qualified in and teaches the following therapies:
Level 3 Sports Masssage
Level 4 Sports Therapy
Level 3 Invigilating Exams
Level 3 Nutrition and Diet
Level 3 Education and Training
Level 3 Beauty Therapy Studies
Level 3 Beauty Therapy General (body/Face Electrics, Body/Face Massage, electrical epilation)
Level 3 Swedish Massage
Level 3 Hot Stones
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 3 Assessor
Level 3 Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work
Level 4 IQA
Preventing Injuries in Sports
Taping and Strapping
Thermal Auricular Therapy
Indian Head Massage
Makeup Treatment (Body Art, Photographic and Media, Airbrush, Camouflage,SFX)
Providing Therapies With Cancer and Other Life Limiting Conditions
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Being a martial arts practitioner for over 34 years and an Instructor for 13 years holding 3 Black Belts in 3 disciplines, it is nice to actually help treat people rather than teaching someone to defend, or fight.
“ I love teaching, and seeing whether its a fresh student or experienced one, learning new techniques and progressing their knowledge in helping others.'
StartPractical Training Days - Attendance required
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - Preparing your portfolio
StartModule 3 - VTCT Assessment log book
StartModule 4 - To do list
StartModule 5 - Knowledge questions (Coursework)
StartModule 6 - Training Resources
StartModule 7 - Assessments