This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including, units covering the following: providing body massage, health and safety, anatomy and physiology and client care. Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide relaxing massage treatments using classical Swedish massage movements. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty (massage) therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty (Swedish massage) therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty (Swedish massage) therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including: - Working in commercial beauty salons - Working in a destination and day spas - Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings This is VTCT's only stand-alone qualification in Swedish massage therapy at Level 3 and it will qualify you to become a beauty (Swedish massage) therapist.
What Will I Learn?
Swedish body massage, Client care and communication and health and safety linked to this unit.
This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty (Swedish massage) therapist as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
For Employment in destination spa's and salons it is desirable to have L2 beauty, but for as a stand alone Swedish massage therapist this qualification can be undertaken alone.
You will be assessed on you practical skills on clients, that you may have to provide. There are online examinations linked to your practical knowledge and related anatomy and physiology.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.
Additional Fee Notes
Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - £22, Beauty Kit - £13.75). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- Destination spas, Salons, Cruise ships, Mobile therapist