L3 Massage VTCT training course Advanced learner loan

Course Dates:

You will need to attend an induction appointment to enrol

Bideford, North Devon – (6 days)

August 2018 – Tues 21st, Wed 22nd

September 2018 – Wed 5th, Thurs 6th, Tues 25th

October 2018 – Tues 30th

(Additional tutor contact days and practice days also available)

Induction appointments to be booked  by 20th July 2018


October 18 – Mon 15th, Tues 16th

November 18 – Fri 9th, Fri 16th

January 19 – Fri 11th, Fri 18th

Enrolment closes on 21st September 2018

Massage VTCT Level 3 VRQ Diploma training course – 19+ Advanced Learner Loan

Body massage

Massage LEVEL 3 (VRQ)


The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF) is a preparation for work qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career as a massage therapist/practitioner.
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice for complementary therapies. Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies.
You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide massage services. You may also choose to complete an additional unit which will develop your knowledge and understanding of healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.
This is a practitioner level qualification.

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF)

Entry level:    

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to

undertaking this qualification.

Course format:          

Practical attendance & assessment:  6 days

Course duration: 12 weeks

Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work

Written Exam: 2 papers

Training material is emailed to you.

Course content:                    

Unit UV31268 – Principles & Practice for complementary therapies.

Unit UV31267 – Business Practice for Complementary Therapies.

Unit UV31299 – Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies.

Unit UV31300 – Provide massage for complementary therapies


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 296. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,


6 days

Training Venues:

The practical training is currently available at the following Venues: ~ Bideford, Devon ;

Model required?:      

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.

Assessments = Yes, you may be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.

Case Studies: 

You must carry out and document evidence for at least 30 treatments

Exam board:  

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)

  Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process. Click here for more details


Course Progression: 

On completion of your qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could currently progress to through our advanced learner loan include:


Working in collaboration with Any Driver Ltd to bring student finance to our students

Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a Complementary / Massage Therapist

What’s included:      

Training material emailed to you.  A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Fully qualified tutor for the practical training.  A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own products (massage medium), equipment (e.g. massage couch / chair) in order to carry out your case studies. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.

Qualification gained:

A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF)

This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).  This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)

We have partnered with HHBTA Ltd, Glos to bring VTCT courses to our students & Any Driver Ltd to bring 19+ advanced learner loans to our students.

Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

Advanced Learner Loan Course Fee:



19+ Advanced learner Loans offered in conjunction with Any Driver Ltd. To apply for your advanced learner loan please complete our enrolment form below.  We will then forward your details to our student finance manager who will then contact you to complete your application. All learner loans are subject to successful application, and induction. Details of how the advanced learner loan works, is listed here – ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN

For further details, please email us on – learning@holistictherapiestraining.co.uk