Massage Diploma Level 3 (NVQ/VRQ) ITEC
Diploma in Massage Level 3 ITEC is a fantastic qualification to start your career in the growing massage industry.Once qualified you will be able to earn between £35-£45 per hour for massage treatment.
You will be fully qualified as per industry standards and can chose to apply for jobs or start up your own business.The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage is a vocational qualification recognised by Ofqual within the Qualifications and Credit Framework.
The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, which maintains a national list of practitioners that work with NHS, recognises this qualified. This qualification is NVQ Level 3.
The course will cover:
Massage Theory and Practice
History & development of Massage; Why and how it works, Massage Benefits and Principles of Holistic Body Massage
How to develop a massage routine for each client
How to develop a holistic approach – mind, body and soul and Holistic Massage techniques
Massage contraindications; Awareness of muscles / bones on human body; Anatomy; Pathology and Physiology (done Online with recapping in class), Cell Structure, Skin Cellular Composition, Muscular and Skeletal Systems, Cardiovascular – Heart and Blood Circulation, Lymphatic System – Lymph glands and production of Tissue Fluid; Neurological System – Brain and Nervous Tissue; Endocrine System – Main endocrine organs and role of hormones, Respiratory System – Lungs and air pathways; Reproductive system and Urinary System – Kidneys and water metabolism
Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies and Business Practice Units
At Affable Therapy Training, we understand the need to conduct classes in small groups. We also understand that learners learn differently therefore course material is delivered in various ways, e.g. PowerPoint presentation, group work, detailed course manual with diagrams, other activities to keep learners engaged throughout the day. Our teachers are qualified and have years of experience in their chosen field. They bring their knowledge and passion to the class to inspire and encourage the learners. Lessons are carefully planned around learner needs making our courses very effective.
None – It is a beginners course for learners wishing to start a career in complementary therapy via the massage route.
ITEC recommends that learners should have achieved a level of education equivalent to 5 GCSE’s at grades A*-C prior to commencing the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage.
However exemptions may be made for adult returners with experience of the workplace.Your portfolio will consist of 16 completed case studies, 20 evidence of one hour massage plus written assignments on the Complementary Therapy and Business units.
- Video for massage
- Anatomy and Physiology Book
- Use of equipment etc. during training
- Business and equipment advice
Not Included in Fees:
Any kits which can be ordered separately
Exam Fees to be paid at the time of booking exam
Please bring your own towels – two bath towels and 4 hand towels.
Provide Body Massage for Complementary Therapies:
- Practical examination and evidence of 20 Treatments and 16 case studies
Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
- 50 MCQ – Paper or online
Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies:
Business Practice for Complementary Therapies:
Once Learners have achieved the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage they may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent qualifications at Levels 3 and 4, for example:
- Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage
- Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
- Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies
- Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology
- Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
- Level 3 Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage
- Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching
- Level 3 Diploma in Thai Massage
- Level 3 Diploma in Infant and Child Massage
- Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills
- Level 3 Diploma in Reiki
- Level 3 Diploma in Spa Treatments
- Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management
- Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
Or you may:
Start your own full time / part time therapy business offering Massage; help friends and family by providing treatments; study further ITEC courses in Massage, Indian Head Massage, Beauty Therapy, Ayurvedic Massage, Thai Massage, Thai Poultice Massage. etc.; Work in spas, health clubs, resorts and beauty salons; Become a mobile therapist and Register on the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council and work where possible within NHS. This qualification enables Graduates to operate their own clinic or home visiting practice. Graduates can also gain employment in Health Clubs, Health Farms, Company Health Clinics, Spas, Cruise Liners and various aspects of the Care Industry.
Massage Diploma Level 3 ITEC (Online)
Diploma in Massage Level 3 ITEC Online is a fantastic qualification to start your career in massage if you are very busy and can not attend regular lessons.
The course includes five days of practical training spread over 3 months plus full access to online videos for you to practice away from our academy.
We have had students from all over UK attending and completing this course with us. We are proud of having 100% pass rate with ITEC so by choosing to train with us you can be assured of the good start to your therapy career.
It is also more cost effective and currently the cheapest option available in the market. (If you find similar course for less than our course fee please let us know and we will price match for you)
This course have an attendance module of 5 days for practical massage training and one day for pre exam assessments. Dates will be informed to you after enrolment. These can be either weekend or evenings or term time holidays.
You will have access to your tutor via email during the duration of the course.
You can open up your business, shop or find employment after this course. This course enables you to become full qualified and recognised massage therapist in your own time and at your own pace. Lots of students come to us to retrain as previously mis sold qualification that are not of required national vocational standards. This qualification enbales you to work or open up your own massage business anywhere in UK or in countries recognising ITEC qualifications (over 35+ in the world currently)
This course full ITEC Syllabus for Massage Level 3 Course including:
- History of Massage
- Classical massage techniques
- When not to do massage
- Information about choosing the right massage couch
- Full body massage routine
- How to adapt routine for each client
- It also include written assignment on Complementary Therapies and Business Practice units.
You need to already have Level 3 in Anatomy and Physiology to do this course. If you do not have it please let us know and we can sent you details of our online course on Level 3 ITEC Anatomy and Physiology Diploma.
This course is accredited at a natonal vocational qualification (NVQ or VRQ) level with ITEC.
ITEC in an international awarding body.
You need to have good level of English to do this course.
You don’t need any previous massage qualification for this course.
You do need Anatomy and Physiology at level 3 or equivalent or be willing to do that alongside the course.
You have one year from the date of enrolment to finish the course. You can finish it earlier and fast track it if you wish. If you are unable to finish the course within a year you can get your enrolment transferred onto the next year by paying a nominal fee of £50 plus vat.
Online access to anatomy and massage theory plus related videos
Exam fees (not includes £145 to be paid at the time of booking exams)
Use of equipment when you come to college
Business and equipment advice
Learners to being their own towels, oils etc for final exam. Learners have one year from the date of enrolment to sit the exams.
You can pay in instalments. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire.
One hr practical exam (date to be intimated by your course tutor)
36 hrs of massage practice and evidence recorded in your portfolio
One written assignment on Business Plan
One written assignment on Complementary Therapy Practice
(Anatomy and physiology to be studied / revised at home in your own time via our online learning portal)
You can progress to any ITEC level 3 or Level 4 course in massage, sports massage, beauty therapy or spa therapies.
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