2023-09-05 11:06

Diploma in Holistic Massage

Event details

  • September 5, 2023
  • Tuesday, 11:06 AM to 11:06 AM
  • November 2024 to April 2025. About this qualification Aims and objectives The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Massage is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide massage treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the massage industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3 and 4. Content This qualification is for learners who want to work within the massage industry. The qualification consists of 4 mandatory units with a total of 296 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification and 1 additional optional elective unit. The main skills the learner will perform are: • Consultation techniques – to include understanding the needs of clients and when and when not to treat them, identifying general body types and skin types, different types of fat and common postural faults, contra-indications, explaining possible contra-actions and providing aftercare and home care • Health, safety and hygiene – contextualised to the environment in which the learner is working • Body massage techniques – to include selecting a suitable massage medium for the client’s skin type, classical massage movements and adapting the treatment to the client’s specific needs The learner will also develop knowledge about current legislation and working practice requirements and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the industry. This qualification also provides: • The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the massage skills listed above effectively, in particular the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment • Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of complementary therapies • Knowledge and understanding of business practice in a complementary therapies context • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a massage setting such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a massage therapist Opportunities for progression Once learners have achieved the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Massage they may progress on to other VTCT (ITEC) or equivalent qualifications at levels 3 and 4 for example: • Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage • Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage • Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy • Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology • Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching • Level 3 Diploma in Reiki iCT3D3 Qualification Specification_v4.0 Page 5 of 11 • Level 3 Certificate in Spa Treatments • Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management • Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Opportunities for employment There are opportunities for massage therapists to find employment in a variety of areas: • Complementary health clinics • Primary health trusts • Beauty salons • Spa • Cruise ships • Hotels or resorts • Own clinic Relationship to National Occupational Standards This qualification has mapped to National Occupational Standards where they exist and has ensured that best practice in the workplace has been reflected in the qualification. This qualification is linked to the relative job roles as well as ensuring that the qualification reflects the required level of knowledge and ability for the massage therapist at level 3

    Contact event manager

    1 2 3 4

    Tickets details

    • €250.00 Deposit 8 remaining
    Sorry, Event Passed

    Book your tickets

    One time registration allowed for this ticket
    Thank you Kindly

    Diploma in Holistic Massage

    Tuesday, 11:06 AM to 11:06 AM
    September 5, 2023


    Diploma in Holistic Massage

    Tuesday, 11:06 AM to 11:06 AM
    September 5, 2023


    Contact details

    Co. Clare,
    V95 Y88H

    Subscribe to our newsletter