Spa and Body Treatments Diploma QCF

Course Overview

On this one year course you will develop practical skills in spa treatments and work on clients in purpose built, specialist spa facilities. You will be expected to attend work experience for a minimum period of six weeks (one day per week).

Areas of study include:

  • Maintenance and monitoring of the spa
  • Wrapping and flotation treatments
  • Swedish massage
  • Indian head massage
  • Stone therapy massage
  • Massage with pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Updated November 2018

Entry Requirements

Minimum of three GCSEs grade C or above including maths, English and preferably science or equivalent Essential Skills Wales communication and application of number or a related Level 2 qualification. 

Course Delivery

Practical skills are assessed throughout the course during practical delivery and client sessions. Students will undertake assignments and written tests for each unit of study. Students will attend work placement one day per week for a minimum of six weeks, and this is an integral part of their course. You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence and home study as directed by lecturers. You must be prepared to act as a model in all practical aspects of the programme.


Units studied will include:

  • Maintenance and monitoring of the spa
  • Wrapping and flotation treatments
  • Swedish massage
  • Indian head massage
  • Stone therapy massage
  • Massage with pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology

Progression Opportunities

At the College you can progress onto the Foundation Degree in Spa Management

Additional Information

Students will be required to purchase their own kit / uniform.

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Venue(s)

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
Course deliverable in Welsh:
No