Kings Cross: 455 Caledonian Rd,
London N7 9BA
Harrow: 10 Bonnersfield Lane,
Harrow, Middx. HA1 2JR

Tel: 020 7700 3777


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"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



ITEC Massage, Advanced Therapeutic & Deep Tissue Massage Courses and Training

ITEC Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course
Level 5 Massage Diploma Course including Certificate in Deep Tissue Massage

btec massage courses and massage training

ITEC Massage & Advanced Therapeutic Massage Combined Diploma Course

This massage course is open to all beginners.

It combines:

It is suitable as a foundation to further advanced massage courses and includes training in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology.

For those who are already qualified in Anatomy & Physiology, you are able to study the Massage course as a seperate subject in our Mixed Mode (APMX) courses.


About this Combined Advanced Therapeutic & Massage Course ...

This combined ITEC Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Advacned Therapeutic Massage course provides the firm foundation for the professional practice in massage therapy and forms the basis for study of advanced massage courses and massage therapies.

The ITEC Professional qualification is a well recognised standard which on completion, will allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance.

"Study and gain the one of Highest Professional Therapeutic Massage Diploma's in the UK - only at the London School of Massage!"

Students have the unique opportunity to study and complete the Advacned Therapeutic Massage qualification together with the simultaneous completion of the ITEC Massage Diploma course (level 3).

Completion of the massage course will leave therapists confident to carry out tailored treatments, not only for relaxation, but also to provide therapeutic massage for the relief of muscular pains and areas of tight knots and tension. It will introduce students to the concepts of Therapeutic Massage and the principles of deep tissue and effective massage techniques.

This massage course will also include the basis of postural observation and show students how to utilise this information to assist in forming a specific client treatment plan.

Our massage courses are taught by professional and successful practising massage therapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject.  Each massage course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.


What I will learn in this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course ...

The course will cover the full ITEC Anatomy, Physioloy, Pathology & Body Massage Diploma (level 3 QCF) syllabus as well as the Advacned Therapeutic Massage course through formal lectures, practical classes and home assignments.

The massage course will include:

ITEC Massage Course & Advacned Therapeutic Massage Theory & Practice Combined


  • The principles of Holistic Therapeutic Body Massage, and guidance on how to develop a massage routine for each individual client.
  • The benefits of massage and its contraindications
  • Supervised hands on approach to teaching practical massage skills
  • Be able to treat common complaints effectively using "Effective Therapeutic Massage Techniques"
  • Development of a holistic approach - treating the 'mind, body and spirit'
  • Deep tissue massage techniques
  • The proper application of massage techniques and use of body posture
  • Postural Observation and its importance
  • How to palpate structures and what to feel for
  • Identification and location of body surface landmarks - including muscles and bones
  • Use of different massage mediums
  • How to take the body massage further and be able to apply techniques beyond the routine to tailor them to an individual - make them "therapeutic".
  • How to resolve tightness and "knots" in tense muscles using soft tissue and Deep Tissue massage techniques


BTEC & ITEC Human Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology  Combined Course


  • Human Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, covering all major systems and their functions:
  • Cell Structure and 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
  • Genito-Urinary System - Kidneys and water metabolism

Prerequisites for joining this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course ...

No formal training, just an genuine interest in massage, further study and helping people.

The level of English required for overseas students is IELTS level 6-7 or equivalent.

The course will involve some computer work and students are requested to have access to a PC or laptop.

ITEC & Advanced Therapeutic Massage Combined Course Length ...

You have a choice of either taking both courses and gaining a BTEC level 5 Professional diploma and ITEC level 3 diploma, or taking just the ITEC diploma by itself.

  • 11 Day Fast track Intensive Course (ITEC)
  • 16 Day Fast Track Intensive Course (ITEC & Advanced Therapeutic Massage Combined course)

"Contact us if you are unsure about which course to choose or would like further information"

You now have the choice of studying this course by THREE different methods to suit your work and lifestyle:

1. FAST TRACK INTENSIVE - You have to attend the school for ALL lectures & practical sessions.
Please refer to the current course timetable for details.

2. WEEKEND FAST TRACK INTENSIVE - You have to attend the school for ALL lectures & practical sessions. Please refer to the current course timetable for details.

3. MIXED MODE FAST TRACK - ALL Anatomy & Physiology theory is done at home via guided learning and you only attend the school for the practical massage lectures (which will include revision of Anatomy & Physiology). Please refer to the current course timetable for details.

For all three modes, the syllabus and exams for the ITEC & Advacned Therapeutic Massage courses are exactly the same respectively.


*** Dates for Summer/Autumn coming Soon ***

What the Exams Consist for this Massage Course ...


  • 1 Final Multiple Choice Papers - Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology
  • A practical examination lasting 1 hour
  • Home study - leave ample time to do work at home
  • 8 completed case studies (with minimum of 2 treatments each)
  • In addition to above, 20 further Massage treatments
  • Assignment relating to Business Practice & Holistic Therapies

Advacned Therapeutic Massage Exam

  • In class assessment and examinations

Opportunities after Completing this Massage Course ...

Following successful completion of our massage courses, students have progressed to go on and:


itec massage courses
ITEC is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training. It is approved as an Awarding Organisation (AO) in the UK. As such all QCF qualifications are approved on the Qualifications Credit Framework.
Our ITEC Body Massage courses are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this aromatherapy course.

Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe massage treatment.

The CThA are the leading professional association representing sports, spa and complementary therapists in the UK and Ireland. The CThA provide discounted insurance and professional recognition. Members get listed on the website. Members also receive professional help and advice from a team of experts.

IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) is a peak professional body for the natural health industry. Boasting the largest modality list in all the world, you can be sure that if you practice it, we cover it. Now with 6,000+ members world-wide, IICT is leading the way by providing our members with an international qualification for professional affiliation in the natural therapies industry.

The IICT offers a credible and cost effective alternative for all Complementary Therapists who wish to operate under a collective banner for the natural health industry. Whether you have gained your qualifications overseas or have completed short courses, all credible qualifications are considered for membership.

Our CThA, FHT and IICT Accredited qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this course.

Successful completion of this course will provide you with a certificate of  "Advanced Therapeutic Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe treatment.


Inclusive Of: Exam Fees and Coursework

Eligibility: All

Maximum 22, 2 x Tutors per course.

8th January 2018 (FULLY BOOKED)Code: APM 1.0/ATM 1.0

Part 1) 8 - 13 Jan (Mon-Sat)
Part 2) 5 - 9 Feb (Mon-Fri)
Part 3) 12 - 16 Feb (Mon-Fri)

Total £1870.00 (Discounted before 00/0/0000) £1870.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross / Harrow

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


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