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 2019
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.
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.
Students will be required to purchase their own kit / uniform.