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Venue-Energise Therapies Glasgow.

VTCT Level 3 Unit – provide body massage

Swedish massage is a versatile treatment that can relax or invigorate, help to ease out aches and pains, and improve muscle and skin tone. This course , if successfully completed, means you will hold an internationally recognised professional qualification from a major awarding body.

Attendance : The course runs over 5 days from 10 am – 4 pm, with an additional assessment day 6 weeks later.

Entry requirements: No previous qualifications are required for this course. This course is suitable for those over 18 years of age .  

You will learn - ·

  • the history of massage
  • anatomy & physiology
  • the effects and benefits of massage
  • setting up the work area and working safely and hygienically ·
  • about contraindications and special care conditions for massage ·
  • client care and how to assess the client for massage ·
  • how to carry out consultations and to maintain confidentiality ·
  • how to keep records and evaluate treatments ·
  • about good working posture. ·
  • about massage movements and how to apply them ·
  • how to give a full body Swedish massage ·
  • how to adapt the massage sequence and pressure to suit clients ·
  • how to get feedback from the client ·
  • aftercare advice for clients.    

Assessment : There will be continuous assessment and feedback as you work through the course and gather evidence of your competence, and a range of assessment methods will be used. These include: ·

two mandatory papers set by VTCT ·

three written assignments and anatomy and physiology workbooks

observation of your practical work ( during the initial training and at the assessment day) ·

completed portfolio of evidence and VTCT assessment book ·

verbal questions ·

case studies ( treatments carried out outwith class and written up )

Attendance : The course runs over 5 days from 10 am – 4pm, with an additional assessment day 6 weeks later.

Cost : Course fee for massage unit : £550 

Full award-  £675 

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