Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage

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Fully accredited VTCT level 3 Certificate £399
in Rochdale Bamford

Accredited for insurance purposes by: FHT, Balens, Towergate, Westminster

Secure a place on this course with only a £75 deposit.
 professional course

The Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF) will enable you to practice Indian Head Massage to a high level of occupational ability, on the general public. Whilst studying for this qualification, you will gain knowledge in the health and safety issues involved in giving a massage, as well as the client care and communication involved in carrying out a consultation and treatment. You will also develop knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology relating to Indian Head Massage. This qualification can lead to employment in the holistic therapy industries as an Indian head massage therapist in a salon or clinic, or to self employment as an Indian head massage therapist.

 

Unit 1. Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Through this unit you focus on health and safety within the salon.
You will carry out risk assessments, recognise salon hazards and then put in place the necessary procedures. You will develop knowledge on all aspects of salon safety and security.

Unit 2. Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
This is preparing you for work in the industry. You will develop your ability to adapt the provision of client care and your communication skills, to the needs of different clients, as well as learn how to manage client expectations.

Unit 3. Provide Indian head massage
You will learn the skills involved in providing Indian head massage treatment, adapting massage techniques to suit individual client needs and the environment in which the massage takes place.

 

  • Quick Overview

  • Total cost: £399
    Deposit: £75
    Remaining balance paid to teacher: £324
    Total training days: 7 days in school and 1/2 day practical exam days
    Qualification: VTCT level 3 Certificate
    Insurance: FHT, Balens, Towergate, Westminster
  • How to book

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    Pay a deposit: Once you have registered online you can then pay a small non-refundable deposit to secure your place on the course.

     

    Speak with us and the teacher: Our admin team will contact you and give you access to your student account. You can then speak with the teacher directly to arrange access to your training materials, discuss the course in more detail and pay the remaining balance.

     

    Please note: For this course we act as a booking agent on behalf of our approved teacher.

Course Modules

unit UV30491
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

1: Be able to carry out a risk assessment
a. Carry out risk assessments and take necessary actions
b. State the reason for carrying out risk assessments
c. Describe the procedures for carrying out a risk assessment
d. Describe when risk assessments should be carried out
e. Outline necessary actions to take following a risk assessment

2: Be able to monitor health and safety in the salon
a. Monitor and support the work of others to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements
b. Outline the health and safety support that should be provided to staff
c. Outline procedures for dealing with different types of security breaches
d. Explain the need for insurance


Unit UV30468
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

1: Be able to communicate and behave in a professional manner when dealing with clients
a. Behave in a professional manner within the workplace
b. Use effective communication techniques when dealing with clients
c. Adapt methods of communication to suit different situations and client needs
d. Use effective consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
e. Provide clear recommendations to the client
f. Assess the advantages and disadvantages of different types of communication used with clients
g. Describe how to adapt methods of communication to suit the client and their needs
h. Explain what is meant by the term ‘professionalism’ within beauty related industries
i. Explain the importance of respecting a client’s ‘personal space’
j. Describe how to use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
k. Explain the importance of providing clear recommendations to the client

2: Be able to manage client expectations
a. Maintain client confidentiality in line with legislation
b. Use retail sales techniques to meet client requirements
c. Evaluate client feedback
d. Evaluate measures used to maintain client confidentiality
e. Explain the importance of adapting retail sales techniques to meet client requirements
f. Identify methods of improving own working practices
g. Describe how to resolve client complaint
e. Describe salon requirements for preparing yourself, the client and work area
f. Describe the environmental conditions suitable for Indian head massage
g. Describe the different consultation techniques used to identify treatment objectives
h. Describe the importance of assessing the hair and scalp for any diseases and disorders prior to treatment
i. Explain how to select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs
j. Explain the contra-indications that prevent or restrict Indian head massage

Unit UV30574
Provide Indian head massage

1: Be able to prepare for Indian head massage
a. Prepare yourself, client and work area for Indian head massage
b. Use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
c. Provide clear recommendations to the client
d. Select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs
e. Describe salon requirements for preparing yourself, the client and work area
f. Describe the environmental conditions suitable for Indian head massage
g. Describe the different consultation techniques used to identify treatment objectives
h. Describe the importance of assessing the hair and scalp for any diseases and disorders prior to treatment
i. Explain how to select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs
j. Explain the contra-indications that prevent or restrict Indian head massage


2: Be able to provide Indian head massage

a. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
b. Follow health and safety working practices
c. Position yourself and the client correctly throughout the treatment
d. Use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit client treatment needs
e. Complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client
f. Record and evaluate the results of the treatment
g. Provide suitable aftercare advice
h. Explain how to communicate and behave in a professional manner
i. Describe health and safety working practices
j. Explain the importance of positioning yourself and the client correctly throughout the treatment
k. Explain the importance of using products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit client treatment need
l. Explain the effects and benefits of Indian head massage
m. Describe how treatments can be adapted to suit client treatment needs
n. State the contra-actions that may occur during and following treatments and how to respond
o. Explain the importance of completing the treatment to the satisfaction of the client
p. Explain the importance of completing treatment records
q. Explain the methods of evaluating the effectiveness of the treatment
r. Describe the aftercare advice that should be provided
s. Describe the structure and functions of the skins
t. Describe skin types, conditions, diseases and disorders
u. Describe the structure and function of the hair
v. Describe the structure of the neck, upper back and arms
w. Explain the position and action of the muscles in the upper back, neck and arms
x. Describe the structure, function and supply of the blood and lymph to the head