Who is this course for?
Throughout this accredited qualification learners will develop their knowlege and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. They will develop a range of technical skills enabling them to provide relaxing massage treatments using classical Swedish massage movements. They will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist them to communicate effectively with clients.
What are the entry requirements for the course?
A thorough understanding of both spoken and written English is required due to the compulsory assessments and complex vocabulary needed for Anatomy and Physiology. There will be an English assessment for all applicants and if deemed necessary an additional English course must be taken, at student’s own cost PRIOR to taking this course.
This course requires extensive home study to include written assignments and revision for in College on-line exams.
It is not advisable to miss any of the sessions once you have commenced the course. Please refer to the Highlands College website www.highlands.ac.uk for the appropriate term dates for the year.
All applicants must be age 18 at the time of application.
How long is this course?
A 12 week part-time course running Wednesday evenings 18.00 – 21.00 on the following dates:
Wednesday 9th September 2020 – Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Wednesday 6th January 2021 – Wednesday 31st March 2021
Wednesday 21st April – Wednesday 7th July 2021
What will I study on this course?
- Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon.
- Anatomy and physiology of the body.
- Provide body massage.
- Client care and communication in beauty-related industries.
- Use of mechanical massages, GS, audiosonic and infra-red.
What Qualification will I gain?
Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Body Massage.
How is the course assessed?
3 x Assignments
2 x Online multiple choice exams
4 x Practical assessments on clients
What does this course lead on to?
With the Body Massage certificate it is possible to move on to the holistic therapy courses, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology or Aromatherapy.
Career opportunities in beauty salons and spas, self employment (mobile and from home).
How much will it cost?
Total payable on enrolment to secure your place – fees are non refundable.
UNIFORM: Charcoal tunic and trousers approx £ 60.00 Mandatory
Black flat closed toed pumps or all black trainers
Order forms for tunic and trousers will be sent with your acceptance letter.
This uniform is mandatory and must be worn to meet the assessment criteria for the qualification.
BOOK: Hodder Education Third Edition: Body Massage by Mo Rosser ISBN: 1444137118 – CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE
How can I find out more?
There is an additional cost of £20.00 for exam resits