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About the course

  • This course is a VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy.
  • The qualification has been specifically design to develop your practical skills in Swedish body massage techniques.
  • This intensive paced part-time programme of study for Body Massage is suitable for students who are committed to a fast pace and 8 hours home study in addition per week
  • Body Massage is a holistic treatment involving massage movements and pressure techniques which are applied to the whole body, face and scalp.
  • These movements stimulate or relaxes the body, helping the body's systems to function and maintain a good state of health.
  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies 
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies 
  • Provide body massage for complementary therapies
  • All students will expected to attend College three hours a week on an evening and are required to complete course work and research in their own time.
  • It is compulsory for all students to complete practical and written of 30 case studies, before they can gain the qualification and build a portfolio of evidence.
  • There are two external papers that must be achieved for anatomy

Entry requirements

  • Commitment in a face paced environment
  • Commitment to home study of 8 hours and case studies and revision
  • Willingness to massage members of the public and  follow strict, PPE guidelines as per industry standard.
  • To apply for the course, please can you complete an online application form. If applicants require further information before completing an application form, they should contact the College. The Course Director will then contact you with details of the start date and additional information you need prior to starting.
  • A good level of English in both verbal communication and written skills 

Qualifications

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage.

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What you'll learn (core modules)

  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
  • Provide body massage for complementary therapies

How will I be assessed?

  • Your practical skills and theory knowledge will have continuous assessment throughout the programme to help with your development. 
  • A portfolio with your 30 written case study evidence and course work module theory 
  • All elements must be completed and achieved in order to achieve a full qualification.
  • Final practical observation assessment is conducted to demonstrate your massage skills.
  • Your tutor will graded you and provide you with feedback and where to take your career to next

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

West Suffolk College - The Academy of Hair and Beauty Studies

Where will this course take me?

On successful completion, learners can progress on to the  Diploma in Reflexology, and other potential qualifications within the holistic field whichever is offered by West Suffolk College.

How much will it cost?

 

You will need to buy a college massage medium kit approx. cost £35

If you need help with funding

Any student over the age of 19 will need to pay full costs unless they are in receipt of benefits, the Student Welfare department will be able to help you with this application. This course qualifies for the Advanced Learner Loan, please speak to student welfare at West Suffolk College for more information. 

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Apply online and complete the application form, you will be called in to the college to interview with a member of the team who will give you more detail about the programme an help you enrol onto the course.

Days & times

Starting 04/10/2021
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00

Course price

£750.00

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