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Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage

Cost: £550 (including deposit of £100)

Course MCA10. Apr Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 17th, Sun 18th + May Sat 8th, Sun 9th

Course MCA12. Apr Mon 12th, Tue 13th, Wed 14th, Thu 15th + May Mon 10th, Tue 11th

Course MCJN7. Jun Mon 7th, Tue 8th, Wed 9th, Thu 10th + Jul Mon 5th, Tue 6th

Course MCJN12. Jun Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th + Jul Sat 3rd, Sun 4th

Course MCS25. Sep Sat 25th, Sun 26th + Oct Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd, Sat 23rd, Sun 24th

Course MCS27. Sep Mon 27th, Tue 28th, Wed 29th, Thu 30th + Oct Mon 25th, Tue 26th

Course MCN6. Nov Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th + Dec Sat 4th, Sun 5th

Course MCN8. Nov Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thu 11th + Dec Mon 6th, Tue 7th

Course Dates

Course Content
Anatomy & Physiology, Effleurage, Friction,  Kneading,  Wringing,  Hacking,  Cupping,  Tapotement, Physiological Benefits, Psychological Benefits, Contra-Indications, Posture & Stance, Setting Up In Business, Professionalism, Patient Care, Salon Layout, Record Keeping, Aftercare Advice, Full Body Intuitive Massage. All aspects of massage are covered, backed up throughout by written material.

Course Tutors
Jean Pinion, Lisa Hamblin

Entry Requirements
No previous experience is necessary. Attendance at an introductory weekend prior to the course would be beneficial.

Examination System
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. Please note that a fee of £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage.

Professional Insurance
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for therapists in the UK. You may also join other organisations such as the Independent Professional Therapists International. Employment is available in clinics, spas, beauty salons and part-time freelance, working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for therapists in the Manchester area.

Further Information
The course is mainly ‘hands on’ pairing up to give and receive a massage. Course times are from 10.30 am to about 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
You will learn how to massage professionally as well as the background knowledge necessary to be able to deal with clients and setup in business. The Body Massage Diploma qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in holistic therapies. The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
South Manchester. The group size is kept at ten or below for individual attention. Please book early to ensure a place on a particular course. In certain circumstances we may be able to offer a monthly payment scheme. Part-time work experience for students is available at Manchester Therapy Centre.

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77 Russell Road, Manchester, M16 8AR Tel: 0161 862 9752