Taping and Strapping VTCT Level 3 course


Course available at the following venue:

Bideford, Devon


(4 days)

Sept 2019 – Thurs 5th, Thurs 19th

Oct 2019 – Thurs 17th, Thurs 24th



VTCT Level 3 Award in Taping and Strapping for Sport and Active Leisure training course

Entry level:  

You must hold a level 3 sports massage qualification.


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.

Course format:

Theory, Practical attendance & assessment:  4 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

Course content:         

UV30555 – Applying taping and strapping to support and limit specific movement in sport and active leisure

Start time:                                                               

The home study can be started at anytime, but please ask for course dates practical training element.


4 days


Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers

GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 32. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies,


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.

Case studies:                                                            

You will need to provide sufficient evidence to cover the range criteria

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

Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employed / employed sports massage therapist working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile.

Additional Costs:      

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

Qualification gained:

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.
This qualification is approved and supported by SkillsActive, the sector skills council for active leisure and learning.


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)

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