Who is this course for?
Throughout this accredited qualification learners will develop their knowledge 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 the student’s own cost PRIOR to taking this course.
This course requires extensive home study to include written assignments and revision for in-college online exams.
It is not advisable to miss any of the sessions once you have commenced the course.
All applicants must be age 16 at the time of application.
How long is this course?
This is a 12 week part-time course.
Wednesday evenings, from 6.00pm to 9.00pm.
Term: Wednesday 8 September 2021 – 1 December 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 Sports Massage and the holistic therapy courses: Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, or Aromatherapy.
Career opportunities in beauty salons and spas, and self-employment (mobile and from home).
How much will it cost?
Total payable on enrolment to secure your place – fees are non refundable.
- 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.
- Hodder Education Third Edition: Body Massage by Mo Rosser (ISBN: 1444137118 – CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE)
How can I find out more?
To register your interest for this programme, please telephone 608640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is an additional cost of £20.00 for exam resits.