Starting a Career as a Massage Therapist

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  • What Do YOu Need To Consider?

  • Are you considering a new career as a massage therapist and seeking recognised qualifications?


    One of the first things you need to consider is whether or not a career as a massage therapist would suit you personally. There are some essential questions to ask yourself such as:


    Do you enjoy social interaction?
    Once qualified you will be spending most of your day offering health advice and interacting with your clients.


    Do you take interest in peoples wellbeing?
    Your clients will be depending upon you to help them feel better about themselves physically and even emotionally after a treatment.


    Do you have patience and stamina?
    You will need to be physically fit and well composed in order to avoid symptoms of fatigue and burnout.


    Career as a self-employed therapist?
    If you wish to work from home and/or as a mobile therapist then you can complete all of your training with us and go on to complete our Therapist Business Course.


    Or perhaps you are just wanting to learn basic massage skills so that you can practice on friends and family?


    If this is the case then all of our Short Diploma Massage Courses are ideal for you as a beginner.



    How To Start A New
    Therapy Business

    So, you have now completed all of your training and are ready to start a career as a massage therapist.


    But how to start your own business?

    We have just the solution for you!


    Our Therapist Business Course guides you through every step to becoming a successful therapist.

    What Courses Are Best and Why?

    There are many routes to becoming a qualified massage therapist and many massage training schools to choose from.


    So where to start?

    At Therapy Training School we advise that you begin with our short courses. These give you chance to learn all of the practical skills related to a massage treatment in just 1 or 2 days.


    Our short courses are accredited by:



    We then advise that you practice the therapy treatment upon family and friends for a while to gain experience. You can also attend refresher courses with your teacher to revise and brush up on skills and techniques.


    What courses should I learn?

    There is no doubt about it, the more therapy treatment skills you have, the more clients you will attract.


    Think about it. If you are only offering holistic body massage treatments, but the therapist down the road is offering many holistic therapies including basic beauty treatments... guess where clients will be heading?


    We advise that you learn at least 3 different therapy treatments in order to make a success of your business.

    The most popular massage therapy treatments are:


    Swedish (Holistic) Body Massage

    Deep Tissue Massage
    Indian Head Massage