Swedish Body Massage - Certificate

Course Overview

Swedish Body Massage is a part time programme providing training and assessment in the methodology of massage. It is based upon the original Swedish techniques as regularized at the end of the 19th century.

You will study:

  • Client care and communication
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice
  • Provide body massage (inclusive of anatomy and physiology)

The course covers a range of practical assessments along with written assignments and external tests. A portfolio of evidence will be produced.

Updated June 2015

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for mature students with a good general education. You must have a positive attitude for the therapy and an ability to work as a member of a professional team. A well presented personal appearance is essential. Students should be 18 years and over.

Course Delivery

You will attend college one evening per week between 6pm and 9pm for 34 weeks. You will be expected to do a minimum of three hours per week of independent study.


Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion you can progress onto other holistic therapy courses, full time FD Advanced Therapies and Spa Management or beauty therapy courses. Employment opportunities can include health spas, salons, cruise liners, working abroad, etc.

Additional Information

Students have to attend a compulsory guidance session prior to enrolling. Students will be required to purchase their own kit / uniform (kit lists will be given at the guidance session)

Approximate costs:
Uniform: Tunic and Trousers - £46
Kit: £20.40
Portfolio: £10

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
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