"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:
About this ITEC Massage Course ... This Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and 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.
What will I learn in this ITEC Massage Course ... The massage course will cover the full ITEC level 3 QCF syllabus through formal lectures, practical classes and home assignments. Some of the topics covered in this course are:
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology
Anatomy and Physiology are the study of the body structures and how they work.
The course will cover all the major systems of the body including:
Cells, tissues and skin
Muscles and bones
Respiratory and Circulatory systems
Nervous and Endocrine systems
Gastrointestinal and Reproductive systems
Each topic will be followed up by the learning of some of the common pathologies (diseases) which affect that system.
Massage Theory & Practice
From aspects of touch right through to use of major massage strokes, benefits and contraindications. Some of the topics covered in this section include:
The principles of Holistic Therapeutic Body Massage
Supervised hands on approach to teaching practical massage skills
Guidance & demonstrations on a sequenced massage routine lasting one full hour
The benefits of massage and its contraindications
Development of a holistic approach - treating the 'mind, body and spirit'.
The proper application of massage techniques and use of proper body posture
Use of different massage mediums
Setting Up in Business
Taking a no non-sense approach to setting up in business, this section will provide the important starting tools that you will need to set up your own practice.
Some of the topics covered will include:
Forms of Marketing and how to get yourself noticed
UK Business Laws relevant to sound practice
Professionalism & Ethics
Concepts and practice of of hygiene
Health & Safety related to clinical practice
ITEC Massage Course Prerequisites ...
There are no formal prerequisites required for the study of this massage course, just an interest in Massage Therapy, the human body, the want to benefit others as well as a desire to embark on a new profession and career.
The course will involve some computer work and students are requested to have access to a PC or laptop.
ITEC Massage Course Length ...
You now have the choice of studying this course by THREE different methods to suite your work and lifestyle:
"Contact us if you are not sure which course to choose or would like further information"
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 some Anatomy & Physiology). Please refer to the current course timetable for details.
For all three modes, the syllabus and exams for the ITEC massage courses are exactly the same.
On completion of the ITEC Massage course (Level 3) you can opt to continue with the BTEC Professional Therapeutic Massage Diploma (Level 5).
Massage Course Exams ...
The final massage course exam will include:
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
Opportunities after Completing this Massage Course ...
Upon successful completion of our massage courses, our students have gone onto:
Open their own private practice treating clients full or part time from a spare room at home or a clinic
Supplement their full time income by building their own client base for Massage Treatments
Work in a Health Club, Hotel, Cruise Ship or a Ski Resort
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 RQF qualifications are approved on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
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 treatment.
NEXT COURSE DATES
Inclusive Of: Coursework and Exam Fees
Eligibility: Open to anyone with an interest in becoming a qualified Massage Therapist.
Maximum 22, 2 x Tutors per course.
22nd May (Fully Booked)Code: APM 5.0
20th May (Weekends) (Limited Spaces, Call to Book)Code: APMW 2.0