Body Massage - Solo Training Course

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1 Day Course price £399

 

Obtain a Body Massage Professional Diploma with this Accredited Course

Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT  All courses are fully insurable in the UK

Experience tuition at its very best when you are attending a solo training course with one of our experienced and friendly instructors. One-to-one training means that you will have 100% of your teacher’s attention.

 

Our beginner’s course in Swedish Massage is designed for anyone who wants to become a Holistic massage therapist. During your practical tuition you will learn how to perform the best selection of essential massage movements so that you can confidently deliver a professional body massage treatment.

 

Our beautifully written and illustrated course manual guides you through a pre-treatment consultation and it also provides you with essential knowledge on the relevant anatomy and physiology plus covering the wide range of benefits from having a massage and how to identify contraindications.

 

Body Massage is the necessary prerequisite for advanced massage and holistic courses such as Thai Full Body, Deep Tissue and Hot Stone Massage. You will gain a fully accredited Diploma upon successful completion of both the online theory test and your practical session.

 

Our Diploma Qualification allows you to work as a self-employed therapist, start your own home-based business, or even work as a mobile therapist.

 

This course is suitable for complete beginners and also useful for those who wish to brush up on their techniques.

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Solo Tuition with Diploma Qualification £399

One-to-one training delivered by a tutor at their venue. Payable in instalments.

This incredible training option offers the opportunity for you to receive 100% of the teacher's time and attention. Our friendly admin team provide customer support and guidance throughout your training experience. Lovely training materials in PDF format. Theory test to be taken online from the comfort of your own home. 3 months free access to video tutorials related to this course. 6 hours of one-to-one practical training in just 1 day, mentoring and assessment with an expert teacher at any one of our venues. You need to bring a massage model to work upon. With an accredited Diploma you can start your own home-based or mobile business as a self-employed therapist.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT

 

 

More about the course

Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Yes. All of the course training options are perfect for beginners as well as CPD for practicing therapists.

  • Do you have an FAQ for classroom & SOLO diploma courses?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for classroom & solo training >
  • Can I offer treatments professionally with this qualification?

    Yes you can. You're able to obtain professional therapist insurance from Westminster Insurance, Towergate Insurance and others.

  • DO YOU HAVE TUTORIAL VIDEOS AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?
    Yes, we do. All students undertaking Certificate and Diploma courses get 3 months free access to the tutorial videos. These can be streamed directly to your TV, laptop, desktop computer or hand held device.

    Watch the body massage video trailer >

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may take a little longer.

    Module 1
    History of Swedish Massage
    Overview of Swedish Massage

    Module 2
    Effects and benefits overview
    Effects and benefits in detail

    Module 3
    The skeletal system
    The muscular system
    The nervous system
    The endocrine system
    The lymphatic system
    The heart and circulation
    The structure of the skin

    Module 4
    Client consultation skills
    Consultation environment
    Client education
    Client confidentiality
    Consultation form
    Notes on consultation form
    Contraindications

    Module 5
    Correct body mechanics
    Guidelines for therapist
    Guidelines for client

    Module 6
    Preparing the massage medium
    Client preparation
    Therapist preparation
    Basic hygiene (therapist)
    Adaptations

    Module 7
    Massage techniques overview
    Massage techniques explained

    Module 8
    After therapy recommendations
    Information and aftercare advice
    The benefits of drinking water

    Module 9
    Before beginning therapy
    Part one: front of legs, arms & abdominal massage
    Part two: back of legs and back body massage

    Module 10
    Case study guidelines
    Case study examples

    Additional information
    FAQs
    Hints and tips
    Your notes and questions

    Additional documents
    Test paper
    Client form
    Case study form

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Many of the Diploma courses offered by Therapy Training School are accredited (ie: approved for membership & insurance purposes) by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and the Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT). Additionally, Therapy Training School is an approved Platinum Training Provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), and this organisation also accredits many of our Diploma courses for membership & insurance purposes.

     

    All of our Diploma & Certificate training courses throughout the UK are accredited by Therapy Training Academy Ltd (our umbrella organisation)  and insurance for practicing professionally can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. 

     

    With professional insurance in place, you will be able to get a job as a therapist, practice as a self-employed therapist or work independently as a mobile therapist. 

     

    Our Certificate courses are recommended for those who wish to deliver treatments to family and friends. Although professional insurance is not a legal requirement, we do advise that you purchase insurance to safeguard your recipients and yourself and to provide you with peace of mind. Insurance for delivering therapy to family and friends can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. Our Certificate courses are accredited by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT).

     

    *Before you commit to any course, we strongly advise that you check with your potential employer (and Borough Council, if you wish to work in London) to ensure that the qualification you have decided to undertake will be accepted by them, and to find out if you need a licence to work.

     

    View all accreditation and insurance options here >


    Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT  Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT

  • More Information

  • + Step-By-Step Guide for Class Training

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >

     

    + Step-By-Step Guide for Solo Training

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    + More about Certificate Courses

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    + Working In London

    You can work anywhere in the UK with our Diplomas. However, if you're looking to work in London you need to know which Boroughs accept our Diploma. Read more >