This is the home learning version of our Indian Head Massage practitioner training course and covers everything you need to safely and professionally conduct a therapy in Indian Head Massage. Home learning means that you can study this course from the comfort of your own home anywhere in the world with no deadlines or timescales.
This course is supported by online video clips that show you each of the techniques in detail.
Home Learning Diploma in Indian Head Massage.
Easy & fun to learn.
No previous experience or qualifications are required for you to study this course
What do I get? You get access to the student area of our website where you can download the course guidance notes and electronic PDF version of the course manual. Once you have passed your theory test (no additional charge) and submitted and passed your client consultation and case study forms you will receive a Diploma in the post within 5 working days.
The theory test: Study your course manual at home and complete a theory test paper online. You can retake the test as many times as you like until you reach the pass mark and at no extra charge.
Clients consultation and case studies: Once you have passed your theory test you can then go on to complete your client consultation and case studies by following the guidelines provided in your course manual.
Practical: As with all of our home learning courses there is no practical instruction provided. You study everything from home by following the detailed guidelines provided along with the information in your course manual and YouTube instructional videos.
What qualification do I get?The course is accredited by the IICT & INHA. You will be awarded a Home Learning Diploma allowing you to also obtain professional therapist insurance from Westminster Indemnity & Towergate Insurance and then begin offering treatments.
This is the background and theory that you study at home and then complete an online test paper before completing your client consultation forms and three case studies.
How Indian Head Massage was originally practiced in India
How it is now practiced in the West
How Indian Head Massage is commonly taught
Indian Head Massage as taught by Therapy Training School
Effects and benefits overview
Effects and benefits in detail
The skeletal system
The muscular system
Blood flow in the head and neck
The trigeminal nerve
The lymphatic system
Client consultation skills
Notes on consultation form
Correct body mechanics
Preparing for therapy
Massage techniques explained
After therapy recommendations
Information and aftercare advice
The benefits of drinking water
Before beginning therapy
Oils that may be used
Weight and pressure of massage techniques
Part one (seated): Upper back, shoulders, neck and head massage
Part two (lying down): The neck, head and face massage
Case Study guidelines
Case study examples
Hints and tips
Your notes and questions
Case study form
Therapy Training School is an approved training provider, and our training courses throughout the UK are recognised and accredited for insurance purposes by UK governing bodies such as: International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT) and the International Natural Healers Association (INHA). Insurance can also be obtained for the UK via Towergate Insurance and Westminster Indemnity. You will be able to practice as a self-employed therapist or mobile therapist. Always check with your potential employer (or local council) to ensure that this Home Learning Diploma will be accepted by them.
It can take as little as 12 hours of study time to complete the theory test paper. However you can take as long as you like. There is no time limit.
Your case study (including client form) requires you to deliver 3 one-hour treatments to the same person, each treatment being 4 - 7 days apart.
Course duration: No time limits
Test paper: Complete online from your home
Accreditation: IICT & INHA
Membership & Insurance: Available from IICT & INHA
Insurance: Also available from Westminster Indemnity, or Towergate Insurance
Suitable for: Private practice, self-employed and mobile therapist
Previous experience: No previous experience or qualifications are required for you to study this course
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