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Massage for Complementary Therapies - Level 3 Diploma

HS1022MT

About the course

This course will prepare you for a career as a massage therapist within the complementary therapy sector.

You must have a keen interest in massage, as well as a good level of English.

This course covers everything you need to work effectively and efficiently as a massage therapist, including:

  • health and safety
  • client care
  • understanding the principles of complementary therapies
  • business practice
  • anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies.

You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide massage services.

You will be assessed on the practical work that you do, as well as through observations, online tests, assignments and oral questioning. You will also complete an ePortfolio.

Following the course, you can move directly into employment. You will be eligible to join a professional association and able to gain insurance as a massage therapist.

Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy ¿ professional support for our students

As a City and Islington College student, qualified at Level 3 or above, you will be invited to join our Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy. Delivered in partnership with VTCT, Goldwell, Dennis Williams, Eve Taylor and Shooting Beauty, this exclusive membership offers you continuing professional development, business support, networking and product discounts to help you take your career or business forward.

Further Information 1

You may need to pay for a massage kit and uniform.

My tutor has been very inspirational as she has worked in the industry

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Subjects: NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Destination: University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours

Simone Alalade-Bobb has made it to the University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours. She plans after her degree to work on cruise ships using her skills in the Caribbean.

She said: "The course has really changed my life as when I was in school I was not interested in a lot of the subjects but I really enjoy this area. The teachers in the whole department are very inspirational as they have worked in the industry. I would recommend that you come and study here whether that is in hairdressing or beauty."

Course information

Start date
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15 January 2018

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Course code
HS1022U17
Start date
15/01/18
End date
27/03/18
Centre
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Part Time
Unfunded
Materials
£40.00
Exams
£95.00
Tuition
£2882.00
Co-Funded
Exams
£95.00
Materials
£40.00
Tuition
£857.50
Fully Funded
Tuition
FREE
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