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Swedish Massage VTCT Certificate Level 3 at Redbridge College

Course description

Would you like to know how to perform professional full body massages? This part-time course will see you learn how to provide relaxing body massages in various mediums, alongside how to prepare a treatment area and in-depth study of the anatomy and physiology behind this exciting treatment.

Course content

Units you will study include:

  • Providing body massage
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

Entry requirements

A good understanding of written and spoken English is essential. There are no other formal entry requirements, but you should have good interpersonal skills, take pride in your appearance, be able to manage your time effectively and have some basic IT skills.


You'll be taught by our highly skilled team of Beauty Therapy staff in specialist classrooms at our Ilford Skills Academy, as well as the college's brand new Urban Oasis salons (at The Exchange Ilford). Assessment takes place through written assignments, tests, verbal questioning and practical salon work. You will need to provide your own clients to act as models.

Future opportunities

On successful completition you will be qualified to perform your own salon services. You will also have the option to continue expanding your skills and knowledge by studying a Level 3 Beauty Therapy Certificate in Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Stone Therapy, Sports Massage or Indian Head Massage.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Redbridge College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2016
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